Yearly Archives - 2022

Ventura County – Human Trafficking Operation

On October 26th and 27th, 2022, Detectives from the Ventura County Human Trafficking Task Force (VCHTTF) participated in Human Trafficking Operations in Ventura and Santa Barbara Counties. Detectives identified areas that have had sex trafficking activity in the past and set up sting operations with an emphasis on rescuing victims of sex trafficking, identifying, and arresting their traffickers, and contacting commercial sex customers- commonly referred to as “Johns.”  For further details, please click the following link:  https://local.nixle.com/alert/9742173

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Thousand Oaks – Child Luring, Attempted Extortion & Sending Harmful Matter to a Minor

During the month of October 2022, Thousand Oaks Police School Resource Officers (SRO’s) contacted a female juvenile.  Deputies learned the juvenile was being harassed persistently by an adult.  Deputies identified Lino Valle, a Newbury Park resident, as the suspect in the investigation.  For further details, please click the following link: https://local.nixle.com/alert/9742127

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Thousand Oaks – Pedestrian Safety Operations

Thousand Oaks, Calif. –Thousand Oaks Police/ Ventura County Sheriff’s Office will conduct a traffic safety operation October 28, 2022, from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. focused on the most dangerous driver behaviors that put the safety of people biking or walking at risk.  For further details, please click the following link: https://local.nixle.com/alert/9726485/

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Fillmore – Sex Registrant Compliance Sweep

On Saturday, October 22nd, 2022, Sheriff’s detectives conducted compliance checks at the residences of forty-one (41) registered sex offenders throughout the City of Fillmore and the surrounding unincorporated areas. The compliance checks were funded through the Sexual Assault Felony Enforcement (SAFE / ELEAS) program.  For further information, please click the following link: https://local.nixle.com/alert/9724391/

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Fillmore – Arrest of Fraud Suspects

An investigation by the Ventura County Sheriff’s Major Crimes – Financial Crimes Unit leads to the arrest of Claudia Portugal Cornejo for four (4) felony counts of Grand Theft, four (4) felony counts of Presentation of Fraudulent Claim, two (2) felony counts of False Presentation of Another, one (1) felony count of Conspiracy to Commit Crime and the arrest of Sergio Cornejo for one (1) felony count of Conspiracy to Commit Crime.  For further information, please click the following [...]

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Moorpark – Four Arrests Made of South American Theft Group

On October 21st, 2022, detectives from the Ventura County Sheriff’s – Moorpark Investigations Bureau and the Thousand Oaks Special Enforcement Unit, with the assistance of detectives from the Orange County Sheriff’s – South County Directed Enforcement Team, arrested four men from Chile, who are believed to be members of a South American Theft Group.  For further details, please click the following link: https://local.nixle.com/alert/9729889

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Ventura County – Ventura County Sheriff’s Office Awarded $492,000.00 Grant to Deter Unsafe Behaviors, Increase Safety on Roads

Ventura County, California – The Ventura County Sheriff’s Office will increase patrols throughout the community and provide other traffic safety programs to help reduce the number of serious injuries and deaths on roads.  For further information, please click the following link:  https://local.nixle.com/alert/9716247/

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Ventura County – Community Alert

In its ongoing commitment to safeguarding our local communities, the Ventura County Sheriff’s Office would like to advise our community members of an expected increase in residential burglaries occurring in the evenings.  Since 2018, Sheriff’s investigators have identified a seasonal pattern of increased residential burglaries beginning in October of each year and ending in March of each year.  This increase in residential burglaries is directly related to an influx of transnational criminals commonly referred to by law enforcement as [...]

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Thousand Oaks – Arrest of Suspect Threatening School Official

On 10/14/22, the Thousand Oaks Police Department began an investigation into a school official receiving death threats.  The combined investigative efforts by the Thousand Oaks Police Department’s Intelligence Led Policing and Investigations units led to the arrest of Randell Graham in Santa Barbara County.   For further information, please click the following link:  https://local.nixle.com/alert/9712019/

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