Media Releases

Thousand Oaks – Police Department Offers “Start Smart” Driving Program

Nature of Incident: Police Department Offers “Start Smart” Driving Program for Young Adult Drivers Location: Thousand Oaks Police Station Community Room 2101 E. Olsen Rd. Date & Time: Thursday, December 20th , 2018, from 6 p.m. until 9 p.m. Unit Responsible: Thousand Oaks Police Department – Traffic Bureau Narrative The Thousand Oaks Police Department will be hosting a program to educate newly licensed and future licensed drivers on December 20th at the Thousand Oaks Police Station Community Room. The “Start Smart” Driving Program is a cooperative [...]

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Sheriff’s Office to Kick Off Annual ‘Share-iffs’ Toy Drive

Nature of Incident: Sheriff’s Office to Kick Off Annual ‘Share-iffs’ Toy Drive Location: Countywide Date & Time: November 26, 2018 through December 20, 2018 Unit(s) Responsible: All Sheriff’s Facilities Narrative: The Share-iff’s Toy Drive has been a tradition in Ventura County for 34 years. Many families do not have the resources to provide their children with a traditional Christmas celebration. Each year, thousands of children experience a Christmas morning with no gifts to open. Members of the Sheriff’s Office respond to calls throughout the county [...]

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Moorpark- Residential Burglary and Vehicle Pursuit

Nature of Incident: Residential Burglary and Vehicle Pursuit Report Number: 18-182553 Location: 13600 Block of Donnybrook Lane, Moorpark Date & Time: 11/24/18 @ 3:50 PM Unit(s) Responsible: Patrol from Moorpark and Thousand Oaks,  Detectives from Moorpark and Thousand Oaks, Air Unit (S)uspects, (V)ictims, (P)arty, (D)ecedent                                 City of Residence                                              Age Male Juvenile                                                                                   Thousand Oaks                                                 15 Josiah Shepherd                                                                              Thousand Oaks                                                 18 Kaleb Dixon                                                                                      Thousand Oaks                                                 18 Narrative: On November 24, 2018, at approximately 3:50 PM, a residence in the 13600 block of Donny Brook Lane was burglarized. Suspicious activity was witnessed as two males [...]

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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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