Media Releases

Moorpark Pedestrian Struck by Amtrak Train

Nature of Incident: Train vs Pedestrian Report Number: 18-182571 Location: Railroad Tracks south of Avenida Colonia Date & Time: 11/24/2018 @ 4:44 PM Unit(s) Responsible: Moorpark Police Traffic Bureau (S)uspects, (V)ictims, (P)arty, (D)ecedent City of Residence Age (V)Male Moorpark 38 Narrative: On 11/24/2018 at about 4:44 PM, Amtrak Passenger Train #777 en-route from San Diego to San Luis Obispo was traveling through Moorpark at about 70 MPH. The train struck an adult male on the railroad tracks in the area of Avenida Colonia and Nogales Ave. The [...]

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Ventura County Sheriff’s Office Launches Website Redesign

Nature of Incident: Ventura County Sheriff’s Office Launches Website Redesign Narrative: The Ventura County Sheriff’s Office is excited to announce a redesigned Ventura County Sheriff’s website. The new website retains the plethora of information with the addition of new features. A new crime map allows users more options to research local crime information based on location, time, and reports. A new cold case page gives the public the opportunity to provide information that may assist the Sheriff’s Office in solving a [...]

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Woolsey Fire Burglar Arrested

Nature of Incident: Woolsey Fire Burglar Arrested Report Number: 18-179523, 18-178365, 18 -176179 Location: 1600 Block of El Verano Drive, Thousand Oaks Date & Time: November 17, 2018 Unit Responsible: Thousand Oaks Police Department Patrol, East County Patrol Services Investigations Bureau. (S)uspects, (V)ictims, (P)arty, (D)ecedent City of Residence Age (S) Bregman, Jonah    Northridge   25 Narrative: On November 10, 2018, Thousand Oaks Police Department patrol deputies were dispatched to the 1700 block of Bridle Oaks Court for a suspicious subject that was found in the owner’s residence. The [...]

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Mandatory Evacuations Lifted in Lake Sherwood Area South of Potrero Rd. and North of the Lake

Mandatory evacuations have been lifted for residences on the following streets south of Potrero Rd. and north of the lake: • Lake Sherwood Drive • Stone Creek Court • Baybrook Court • David Lane • Ravensbury Street • Cricketfield Court • Trentham Road The remainder of Lake Sherwood, Hidden Valley and Carlisle Road remain under mandatory evacuation at this time. There may be sporadic utility outages, so residents are asked to exercise caution when returning. For more information on the status of mandatory evacuations and road closures, [...]

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Sgt. Ron Helus Funeral – Traffic Impacts in Westlake Village

Sgt. Ron Helus’ funeral will take place tomorrow Nov.15, 2018 at noon. Hard road closures will be in effect beginning at 8:00 am on La Tienda and Via Rocas near Cavalry Community Church. The funeral procession will travel a short distance from the church to the Valley Oaks – Griffin Memorial Park on Via Colinas. We are expecting a large number of people attending the funeral. Anyone planning to attend should carpool and arrive early. Traffic impacts are expected throughout [...]

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Sheriff Bill Ayub’s Swearing in Ceremony Postponed – Future date to be determined

Today, November 14, 2018 at 2:00 pm was supposed to be the swearing-in ceremony of Sheriff Bill Ayub and his executive team at the Ventura County Board of Supervisor’s Hearing Room. In light of recent events impacting the county, the swearing-in ceremony has been canceled. We will announce a future date at a later time. Thank you for your patience and understanding.

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Mandatory Evacuations Lifted in Bell Canyon Area of Ventura County

Mandatory evacuations have been lifted in the following area: Bell Canyon area of Ventura County, west of Valley Circle Blvd. There are extensive power outages in the Bell Canyon area, so residents are asked to exercise caution when returning to their residences. For updates on the status of other mandatory evacuations, visit www.vcemergency.com The Ventura County Sheriff’s Office, Ventura County Fire Department, and Sheriff’s Office of Emergency Services thank citizens for their patience and cooperation.

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Mandatory Evacuations Lifted for Westlake Area of Thousand Oaks

Mandatory evacuations have been lifted in the following areas: Within the perimeters east of Potrero Rd., east of Westlake Blvd., South of Highway 101, and west of L.A./Ventura County line. There may be sporadic utility outages, so residents are asked to exercise caution when returning to their residences. For updates on the status of other mandatory evacuations, visit www.vcemergency.com The Thousand Oaks Police Department, Ventura County Sheriff’s Office, Ventura County Fire Department and Sheriff’s Office of Emergency Services thank citizens for their patience [...]

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Anonymous Tip of a Gun Investigated at Fillmore High School

Nature of Incident: Anonymous Tip of a Gun Investigated at Fillmore High School Report Number: 18-177636 Location: Fillmore High School, 555 Central Avenue, Fillmore Date & Time: 11-13-18 / 1050 hours Unit(s) Responsible: Ventura County Sheriff’s Office – Fillmore Patrol, Sheriff’s Intelligence Unit, Sheriff’s Gang Unit, Ventura Police Department, Fillmore Unified School District (S)uspects, (V)ictims, (P)arty, (D)ecedent / City of Residence / Age Narrative: The Fillmore Police Department and Ventura County Sheriff’s Office investigated an anonymous tip of a gun on the campus of Fillmore High [...]

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