Piru – Homicide Suspect Apprehended in PiruJason Karol
|Nature of Incident:||Homicide suspect apprehended in Piru|
|Report Number:||RB# 22-52120|
|Location:||500 Block of Main Street, Piru|
|Date & Time:||04/21/22 @ 12:30 AM|
|Unit(s) Responsible:||Major Crimes|
At about 12:30 a.m., members of the Ventura County Sheriff’s Office were actively searching for Daniel Drum who was previously reported as a missing person at-risk due to mental health issues. The Sheriff’s Communication Center received a call reporting a family disturbance in the area. Deputies responded and learned an altercation between Drum and a known male subject occurred resulting in a homicide. Drum fled the scene prior to deputies’ arrival.
Deputies later located Drum in the area, and he was taken into custody without incident. Currently, the homicide investigation is on-going.
|Prepared by:||Natalie Hernandez|
|News Release Date:||April 21, 2022|
|Media Follow-Up Contact:||Captain Cameron Henderson
|Approved by:||Captain Cameron Henderson|