Media Releases

Ojai – Rescued Hikers from Los Padres National Forest

Nature of Incident: Overdue Hikers Rescued from Flooded Sespe River Trail Incident Number: 19-18011 Location: Los Padres National Forest – Sespe River Trail Date: 02/02/19 Unit(s) Responsible: Lockwood Valley Deputies & VCSO Air Unit (S)uspects, (V)ictims, (P)arty, (D)ecedent             City of Residence        Age (P) Mark Melleka                                                          Granada Hills, CA      21 (P) Greg Gatewood                                                       Granada Hills, CA      22 (P) Justin Kang                                                             Granada Hills, CA       21 Narrative: On Thursday 01/31/19, three friends went on a backpacking trip in the Los Padres National Forest. The hikers intended to go from the Piedra [...]

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Narcotics Arrest

Nature of Incident: Narcotics Arrest Report Number: 19-17462 Location: 9600 Block Mason Avenue, City of Chatsworth Date & Time: 2/1/2019 @ 4:20 PM Unit(s) Responsible: Ventura County Sheriff’s East County Street Narcotics Team City of Moorpark Patrol (S)uspects, (V)ictims, (P)arty, (D)ecedent            City of Residence                      Age Robert Cano                                                                 Chatsworth                                 52 Narrative: On February 1, 2019, Detectives from the Ventura County Sheriff’s Office East County Street Narcotics Team concluded a narcotics sales investigation into Robert Cano of Chatsworth, who was involved in the sales of narcotics to residents of [...]

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Fillmore – Criminal Threats

Nature of Incident:Criminal Threats / Street Terrorism Report Number:RB# 19-4219 Location:700 block of Akers Street, Fillmore Date & Time:01/08/2019 11:00 PM Unit(s) Responsible:Fillmore Patrol Unit / Fillmore Detectives / Sheriff’s Gang Unit (S)uspects, (V)ictims, (P)arty, (D)ecedent               City of Residence             Age (S) Casillas, Anthony                                                        Fillmore                          21 Narrative: On January 08, 2019, two victims were approached by a known and documented local gang member, Anthony Casillas. The victims were threatened by Casillas with violence in addition to gang slogans being used. Patrol deputies responded and were able to quickly [...]

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Camarillo – Fraud/Forgery Arrests and Weapons Seized

Nature of Incident: Check Fraud/ Forgery and Assault Weapons Seizure Report Number: 18-170992 Location: City of Camarillo and Newbury Park Date & Time: 10/28/2018 Unit(s) Responsible: Camarillo Investigations (S)uspects, (V)ictims, (P)arty, (D)ecedent          City of Residence                Age (S)Bijan Sassan Hooshyar                                      Newbury Park                      32 Narrative: During the last three months, the Camarillo Investigations Bureau has been conducting an investigation of Bijan Hooshyar involving check fraud and forgery. Hooshyar stole checks from a victim in the city of Camarillo and deposited those checks into his own bank account. Hooshyar is also [...]

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Thousand Oaks – Super Bowl Party Traffic Safety

Nature of Incident: Super Bowl Weekend Celebrations- Safety on the Road Location: Thousand Oaks, CA Date & Time: February 3, 2019 Unit(s) Responsible: Thousand Oaks Police Department – Traffic Bureau Narrative: Don’t Get Super Busted on Super Bowl Sunday by Driving Impaired Law enforcement will be out looking for impaired drivers The Ventura County Sheriff’s Office along with the Thousand Oaks Police Department is encouraging all football fans to celebrate Super Bowl LIII responsibly by not driving impaired, or letting other fans get behind the wheel [...]

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Fillmore – Stolen Vehicle Suspect Arrested

Nature of Incident: Vehicle theft suspect arrested Report Number: 19-14435 Location: 400 Block of Ventura Street, Fillmore Date & Time: 01/27/19, 4:15 pm Unit(s) Responsible: Fillmore Police Department- Patrol (S)uspects, (V)ictims, (P)arty, (D)ecedent,                   City of Residence,                                     Age (S) Alejandro Valadez                                                          Fillmore                                                   29 Narrative: On 01/27/19, deputies with the Fillmore Police Department responded to a vehicle theft in the 400 block of Ventura Street. The victim reported his vehicle was stolen while getting gas at a local station. The deputies’ investigation led to the arrest of Alejandro Valadez, [...]

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Thousand Oaks – Commercial Burglary Arrests

Nature of Incident: Commercial Burglary Arrests Report Number: 19-10800 Location: Thousand Oaks, Ca Date & Time: January 20, 2019 @ 2:15 AM Unit(s) Responsible: Thousand Oaks Police Department Suspects                                                      City of Residence                           Age Jimmy Bass                                                   Los Angeles                                  22 Tori Jackson                                                 Los Angeles                                  20 DJ Green                                                       Los Angeles                                   19 Narrative: For the past several months, several cities within the Ventura County and Los Angeles areas have been experiencing late night commercial burglaries of closed businesses. The suspects have been seen on video surveillance breaking out windows to the [...]

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Fillmore – Attempt Homicide / Shooting Investigation

Nature of Incident: Attempt Homicide / Shooting Investigation Report Number: 18-198582 Location: 800 Block of 4th Street, Fillmore, CA Date & Time: 12/24/2018 @ 9:30 PM Unit(s) Responsible: Sheriff’s Major Crimes Bureau (S)uspects, (V)ictims, (P)arty, (D)ecedent              City of Residence                         Age (V) Adult male                                                               Fillmore                                         26 (V) Adult male                                                               Fillmore                                         40 Narrative: On 12/24/2018, at approximately 9:30 PM, deputies with the Fillmore Police Department responded to a shooting that occurred in the 800 block of 4th Street in Fillmore. Two adult male victims were shot by unknown suspect(s). The [...]

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Moorpark – Fatal Traffic Collision

Nature of Incident: Fatal Traffic Collision Report Number: 19-14538 Location: Los Angeles Avenue and Gabbert Road, Moorpark Date & Time: January 27, 2019 @ 9:12 PM. Unit(s) Responsible: Moorpark Traffic Police Department / Traffic Unit, Thousand Oaks Police Department Traffic Unit and Ventura County Fire. (S)uspects, (V)ictims, (P)arty, (D)ecedent City of Residence Age Velador, Stephen Albert Moorpark 33 Narrative: On January 27, 2019 at about 9:12 PM, units from the Moorpark Police Department responded to a fatal traffic collision at the intersection of Los Angeles Avenue and Gabbert [...]

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Camarillo – Attempt to Identify Battery Suspect

Nature of Incident: Battery / Suspicious Circumstances / Attempt to Identify Suspect Report Number: 19-13888 Location: Calleguas Creek Bike Path between Adolfo Road and Mission Oaks Boulevard. Date & Time: 01/26/19 @ 3:00 PM Unit(s) Responsible: Camarillo Patrol Services, Camarillo Investigations Bureau, Camarillo Special Enforcement Detail (S)uspects, (V)ictims, (P)arty, (D)ecedent                City of Residence              Age (s) Unknown male unknown                                                                                    20-25   Narrative: On January 26th 2019, at about 3:00 PM, a female walking along the Calleguas Creek Bike Path was battered by an unknown male suspect. The unknown male [...]

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