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Piru – Homicide Suspect Apprehended in Piru

Nature of Incident: Homicide suspect apprehended in Piru
Report Number: RB# 22-52120
Location: 500 Block of Main Street, Piru
Date & Time: 04/21/22 @ 12:30 AM
Unit(s) Responsible: Major Crimes

At about 12:30 a.m., members of the Ventura County Sheriff’s Office were actively searching for Daniel Drum who was previously reported as a missing person at-risk due to mental health issues. The Sheriff’s Communication Center received a call reporting a family disturbance in the area. Deputies responded and learned an altercation between Drum and a known male subject occurred resulting in a homicide. Drum fled the scene prior to deputies’ arrival.

Deputies later located Drum in the area, and he was taken into custody without incident. Currently, the homicide investigation is on-going.

Prepared by: Natalie Hernandez
News Release Date: April 21, 2022
Media Follow-Up Contact: Captain Cameron Henderson
(805) 797-6394
Approved by: Captain Cameron Henderson