Close this search box.


Make a selection to see older posts.

Suspect Arrested in Canyon Country for Narcotics and Weapons Charges

Nature of Incident: Narcotics Arrest

Report Number: 18-185353

Location: 16000 Block of Silver Saddle Circle, Canyon Country

Date & Time: 11/30/2018 @ 2:10 PM

Unit(s) Responsible: Ventura County Sheriff’s East County Street Narcotics Team

(S)uspects, (V)ictims, (P)arty, (D)ecedent City of Residence Age

Austin Navarro   Canyon Country    28


On November 30, 2018, Detectives from the Ventura County Sheriff’s Office East County Street

Narcotics Team concluded a narcotics sales investigation into Austin Navarro out of Canyon

Country, who was involved in the sales of narcotics to residents of Ventura County.

On November 30, 2018, Narcotics Detectives conducted a traffic stop of Navarro as he left his

residence in Canyon Country. Detectives searched Navarro’s vehicle pursuant to a signed

search warrant and arrested him for narcotics related charges stemming from the investigation.

Following Navarro’s arrest, Narcotics Detectives executed a search warrant at Navarro’s

residence located in the 16000 block of Silver Saddle Circle in Canyon Country. Detectives

located approximately 48 grams of cocaine and 44 grams of “Molly” or MDMA which is also

commonly referred to as ecstasy. Molly is an illegal and dangerous “club drug” that is abused for

its stimulant and hallucinogenic properties. The use of Molly can lead to severe medical

complications and even death. Detectives located scales, packaging, money believed to be

proceeds from narcotic sales, a loaded, unregistered firearm and a ballistic vest.

Navarro was transported to Ventura County and was subsequently booked at the Pre-Trial

Detention Facility for narcotics and firearms related charges. Navarro is currently awaiting court

proceedings and his bail was set at $50,000.00.

Prepared by: Detective Sergeant Eduardo Malagon

News Release Date: 12/05/2018

Media Follow-Up Contact: Detective Robert Brady


Approved by: Captain Robert Thomas