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Mandatory Evacs. Lifted – Camarillo Springs, Cal. State Channel Islands Area, Dos Vientos, Vallecito Mobile Home Park

Mandatory evacuations have been lifted for the following areas: Camarillo Springs Cal. State Channel Islands area Dos Vientos (Newbury Park) Vallecito Mobile Home Park (Newbury Park) For updated information and the status of remaining mandatory evacuations in Thousand Oaks, visit www.vcemergency.com The Ventura County Sheriff’s Office, Camarillo Police Department, Sheriff’s Office of Emergency Services, Ventura County Fire Department, and Cal. State Channel Islands Police thank the citizens in our communities for their patience and cooperation.

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For info on the Woolsey Fire, Hill Fire, the Borderline shooting, follow www.vcemergency.com for the latest info

Www.vcemergency.com has the latest information on evacuation areas, road closures, and shelter locations. It is being updated continuously throughout these emergency situations. The Woolsey Fire is a dangerous and fast-moving wildfire that is currently the biggest threat to residents in Ventura County. If directed to evacuate, please leave the area quickly.

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Thousand Oaks – Procession for Sgt. Ron Helus – Road closure information

A procession will take place at 10:00 am today for Sgt. Ron Helus. He was shot and killed by a suspect who committed a mass shooting at the Borderline Bar & Grill in Thousand Oaks late last night. Sgt. Helus will be transported via motorcade from Los Robles Hospital to westbound Janss Road. From there, the motorcade will travel southbound on Lynn Road to US 101 northbound to the Ventura County Medical Examiner’s Office in the city of Ventura. There will be [...]

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Narcotics/Weapons Arrests

Nature of Incident: Narcotics / Weapons Arrest Report Number: 18-172106 Location: 300 Block of Will Avenue, Oxnard, California Date & Time: 11/02/2018 @ 12:40 PM Unit(s) Responsible: Ventura County Sheriff’s West County Street Narcotics Unit, Ventura County Sheriff’s Gang Unit (S)uspects, (V)ictims, (P)arty, City of Residence, Age (S) Fernando Candido, Oxnard, 42 (S) Emmanuel Candido, Oxnard, 36 (S) Samatha Saldivar, Oxnard, 31 Narrative: On 11/02/2018, Detectives from the Ventura County Sheriff’s West County Narcotic’s Street Team concluded a month long narcotic investigation into Oxnard resident Fernando Candido, who was [...]

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News Story – School Bus Safety

Nature of Incident: School Bus Safety, Loading and Unloading Children. Location: City of Moorpark Date & Time: November 07, 2018 Unit(s) Responsible: Moorpark Police Department, 610 Spring Rd. Moorpark, Ca. 93021. Narrative: Our school year is well under way and the Moorpark Police Department would like to remind drivers of the importance of paying attention to school buses that are stopped for the purpose of loading and unloading children. Per California Vehicle Code section 22454(a), motorists are required by law to stop for school buses [...]

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TOPD – Driver’s License and DUI Checkpoint

Nature of Incident: Driver’s License/DUI Checkpoint Location: Thousand Oaks, CA Date & Time: November 10, 2018 7:00 p.m. to 3:00 a.m. Unit Responsible: Thousand Oaks Police Department – Traffic Bureau Narrative: Driver’s License/DUI Checkpoint Planned Thousand Oaks, CA – The Thousand Oaks Police Department Traffic Unit will be conducting a Driver’s License/DUI Checkpoint on November 10, 2018, at an undisclosed location(s) within the city limits. The deterrent effect of High Visibility Enforcement using both DUI checkpoints and DUI Saturation Patrols has proven to lower the number [...]

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TOPD – Pedestrian Safety Enforcement Operations Planned

Nature of Incident: Pedestrian Safety Enforcement Operations Planned Location: Thousand Oaks, CA Date & Time: November 7, 2018 7:00 a.m.- 2:00 p.m. Unit Responsible: Thousand Oaks Police Department – Traffic Bureau Narrative: Pedestrian Safety Enforcement Operations Planned The Thousand Oaks Police Department will step up pedestrian safety enforcement operations on Wednesday November 7, 2018 with focused enforcement on collision causing factors involving motorists and pedestrians. Routine traffic patrols will focus efforts in trouble spots while special targeted patrols will also be deployed to crackdown on [...]

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Assault with a Deadly Weapon Arrests

Nature of Incident: Assault With a Deadly Weapon and Conspiracy to Commit a Crime Report Number: RB# 18-149351 Location: 500 Block of Clay Street, Fillmore Date & Time: 9/22/2018 @ 4:37 PM Unit(s) Responsible: Camarillo SED, Thousand Oaks SED, Fillmore Patrol, Headquarters Detectives, Fillmore Detectives, and Sheriff’s Gang Unit (S)uspects, (V)ictims, (P)arty (D)ecedent, City of Residence, Age (S) Alexis Meza, Santa Paula, 24 (S) Edwin Meza, Santa Paula, 20 (S) Israel Resendez, Santa Paula, 37 Narrative: On September 22, 2018, members of the Sheriff’s Gang Unit were assisting in [...]

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Arrest Made in Jail Homicide

Nature of Incident: Arrest Made in Jail Homicide Investigation Report Number: 18-167811 Location: Pre-Trial Detention Facility; 800 S. Victoria Ave., Ventura Date & Time: November 3, 2018 @ 1:20 PM Unit(s) Responsible: Sheriff’s Major Crimes Bureau, PTDF Classification Unit, PTDF Legal Unit, Ventura County Medical Examiner’s Office (V) Michael Larios Torres, Oxnard, CA, 61 (S) Vu Cong Dao, Palmdale, CA, 35 Narrative: On October 25, 2018, deputies at the Pre-Trial Detention Facility (PTDF) found Michael Torres unresponsive inside his cell. Emergency aid was immediately rendered, but Mr. [...]

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New Traffic Safety Grant

Nature of Incident: New Traffic Safety Grant Report Number: Location: Cities of Camarillo, Moorpark and Thousand Oaks Date & Time: October 1, 2018 through September 30, 2019 Unit(s) Responsible: Camarillo Police – Traffic Bureau (S)uspects, (V)ictims, (P)arty, (D)ecedent City of Residence Age Narrative: Ventura County Sheriff’s Office Receives Traffic Education and Enforcement Grant The Ventura County Sheriff’s Office has been awarded a $ 610,500 grant from the California Office of Traffic Safety (OTS) for a year-long enforcement and public awareness program. The traffic safety program is intended [...]

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