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Officer-Involved Shooting Update

Nature of Incident: OIS Update: Release of Deputy’s Name
Report Number: 19-6219
Location: US 101 @ Las Virgenes Rd. Calabasas
Date & Time: January 12, 2019 @ 12:12 p.m.
Unit(s) Responsible: Ventura County Sheriff’s Office, California Highway Patrol, Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department
The deputy involved in last Saturday’s shooting on the US 101 Freeway in Calabasas has been identified as Noel Juarez, a 22-year veteran of the Ventura County Sheriff’s Office. Juarez is currently assigned to the Patrol Services Division in East County.

Juarez has been on paid administrative leave since the incident, which is a standard procedure after a deputy has been involved in a shooting. Juarez returned to regular duty on 1-18-19. The shooting of the suspect, who was a parolee at large and had been involved in an incident of domestic violence earlier on Saturday, is being investigated by the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department’s Homicide Bureau.

Prepared by: Sgt. Eric Buschow
News Release Date: January 19, 2019
Media Follow-Up Contact: Sgt. Eric Buschow (805)947-8129

Captain Eric Hatlee (805)947-8253

Approved by: Captain Eric Hatlee