Police Reports

Police reports are provided to us by the Ventura Police Department and are not the opinions of the Ventura Breeze. All suspects mentioned are assumed to be innocent until proven guilty in a court of law.

Vol. 10, No. 21 – July 19 - Aug 1, 2017 - Police Reports

by Cindy Summers Police reports are provided to us by the Ventura  Police Department and are not the opinions of  the Ventura Breeze. All suspects mentioned  are assumed to be innocent until proven guilty  in a court of law. Felony Resisting an Officer, Battery on a Police Officer On July 6, at approximately 4:15pm, the […] Read More »

Vol. 10, No. 20 – July 5 - July 18, 2017 - Police Reports

by Cindy Summers Police reports are provided to us by the Ventura Police Department and are not the opinions of the Ventura Breeze. All suspects mentioned are assumed to be innocent until proven guilty in a court of law. Prowling, evading arrest, petty theft, and possession of paraphernalia On June 20, at approximately 9:15pm, an alert citizen called the […] Read More »

Vol. 10, No. 19 – June 21 - July 4, 2017 - Police Reports

by Cindy Summers Police reports are provided to us by the Ventura Police Department and are not the opinions of the Ventura Breeze. All suspects mentioned are assumed to be innocent until proven guilty in a court of law. Attempt Commercial Burglary, Resisting Officers Arrest On June 4, at 3:30pm, officers received a call from an alert citizen regarding […] Read More »

Vol. 10, No. 18 – June 7 - June 20, 2017 - Police Reports

by Cindy Summers Police reports are provided to us by the Ventura Police Department and are not the opinions of the Ventura Breeze. All suspects mentioned are assumed to be innocent until proven guilty in a court of law. Crime Spree with Attempted Armed Robbery Arrest On May 24, at approximately 12:30am, the Ventura Police Department received a call […] Read More »

Vol. 10, No. 17 – May 24 - June 6, 2017 - Police Reports

by Cindy Summers Police reports are provided to us by the Ventura Police Department and are not the opinions of the Ventura Breeze. All suspects mentioned are assumed to be innocent until proven guilty in a court of law. Possession of Stolen Vehicle Arrest On May 5, at approximately 1am, a Ventura Police patrol officer observed a suspicious vehicle […] Read More »

Vol. 10, No. 16 – May 10 - May 23, 2017 - Police Reports

by Cindy Summers Police reports are provided to us by the Ventura Police Department and are not the opinions of the Ventura Breeze. All suspects mentioned are assumed to be innocent until proven guilty in a court of law. Felony Resisting and threatening a police officer On April 26, at approximately 4pm, the Ventura Police Department Command Center received […] Read More »

Vol. 10, No. 15 – April 26 - May 9, 2017 - Police Reports

by Cindy Summers Police reports are provided to us by the Ventura Police Department and are not the opinions of the Ventura Breeze. All suspects mentioned are assumed to be innocent until proven guilty in a court of law. Possession for sales, Transportation, Warrant arrest  On April 14, at 1pm, Ventura Police Department Street Crimes Unit Detectives concluded a […] Read More »

Vol. 10, No. 14 – April 12 - April 25, 2017 - Police Reports

by Cindy Summers Police reports are provided to us by the Ventura Police Department and are not the opinions of the Ventura Breeze. All suspects mentioned are assumed to be innocent until proven guilty in a court of law. Human Trafficking, Loaded Firearm Arrests On March 25, at 5:30am the Ventura Police Department Command Center received a call from […] Read More »

Vol. 10, No. 13 – March 29 - April 11, 2017 - Police Reports

by Cindy Summers Police reports are provided to us by the Ventura Police Department and are not the opinions of the Ventura Breeze. All suspects mentioned are assumed to be innocent until proven guilty in a court of law.  Possession of a Loaded Firearm   On March 13, at approximately 4:30pm, a patrol officer was patrolling the area of Olive […] Read More »

Vol. 10, No. 12 – March 15 - March 28, 2017 - Police Reports

by Cindy Summers Police reports are provided to us by the Ventura Police Department and are not the opinions of the Ventura Breeze. All suspects mentioned are assumed to be innocent until proven guilty in a court of law. Possession of a Controlled Substance with a Loaded Firearm Arrest On March 3, at approximately 2:30am, a VPD officer conducted […] Read More »

Vol. 10, No. 11 – March 1 - March 14, 2017 - Police Reports

by Cindy Summers Police reports are provided to us by the Ventura Police Department and are not the opinions of the Ventura Breeze. All suspects mentioned are assumed to be innocent until proven guilty in a court of law. Felony Resisting Arrest   On February 13, at approximately 7pm, the Ventura Police Department’s Command Center received several 911 calls reporting […] Read More »

Vol. 10, No. 10 – February 15 - February 28, 2017 - Police Reports

by Cindy Summers Police reports are provided to us by the Ventura Police Department and are not the opinions of the Ventura Breeze. All suspects mentioned are assumed to be innocent until proven guilty in a court of law.  Indecent Exposure On January 25, at approximately 5pm, a victim called the Ventura Police Department Command Center and stated that […] Read More »

Vol. 10, No. 9 – February 1 - February 14, 2017 - Police Reports

by Cindy Summers Police reports are provided to us by the Ventura Police Department and are not the opinions of the Ventura Breeze. All suspects mentioned are assumed to be innocent until proven guilty in a court of law. Vehicle Burglary and Arrest  On January 21, at approximately 2am, the Ventura Police Department Command Center received a call of […] Read More »

Vol. 10, No. 8 – January 18 - January 31, 2017 - Police Reports

by Cindy Summers Police reports are provided to us by the Ventura Police Department and are not the opinions of the Ventura Breeze. All suspects mentioned are assumed to be innocent until proven guilty in a court of law. Vehicle Pursuit and Arrest   On January 2, at approximately 3:45pm, the Ventura Police Department Command Center received a call from […] Read More »

Vol. 10, No. 7 – January 4 - January 17, 2017 - Police Reports

by Cindy Summers Police reports are provided to us by the Ventura Police Department and are not the opinions of the Ventura Breeze. All suspects mentioned are assumed to be innocent until proven guilty in a court of law. Human Trafficking, Pimping/Pandering Arrest On December 20, at 1pm, Ventura Police Officers responded to a call of a possible female […] Read More »

Homicide suspect arrested in Texas

As previously reported on December 4 an on-duty California Highway Patrol sergeant was in the area of Seaward Ave. and Highway 101, when he heard multiple gunshots in the area.  The sergeant began checking the area and found a 27-year-old male suffering from gunshot wounds to his upper body, lying in the roadway on Alessandro […] Read More »

Vol. 10, No. 6 – December 21, 2016 - January 3, 2017 - Police Reports

by Cindy Summers Police reports are provided to us by the Ventura Police Department and are not the opinions of the Ventura Breeze. All suspects mentioned are assumed to be innocent until proven guilty in a court of law. Armed Robbery with Arrests On December 7, at 1am, the Ventura Police Department Command Center received a call from two […] Read More »

Vol. 10, No. 5 – December 7 - December 20, 2016 - Police Reports

by Cindy Summers  Police reports are provided to us by the Ventura Police Department and are not the opinions of the Ventura Breeze. All suspects mentioned are assumed to be innocent until proven guilty in a court of law. Felony Battery on a Police Officer Arrest On November 19, at 10:00am, the Ventura Police Department Command Center received a […] Read More »

Vol. 10, No. 4 – November 23 - December 6, 2016 - Police Reports

by Cindy Summers Police reports are provided to us by the Ventura Police Department and are not the opinions of the Ventura Breeze. All suspects mentioned are assumed to be innocent until proven guilty in a court of law.  Neighborhood Drug Sales Investigation/Arrest Over the last several weeks the Ventura Police Department’s Street Crimes Unit has been conducting an […] Read More »

Vol. 10, No. 3 – November 9 - November 22, 2016 - Police Reports

by Cindy Summers Police reports are provided to us by the Ventura Police Department and are not the opinions of the Ventura Breeze. All suspects mentioned are assumed to be innocent until proven guilty in a court of law. Vehicle Tampering Arrest On October 28, at approximately 2:30pm, a citizen in the 7400 block of Tyler Ct observed a […] Read More »

Vol. 10, No. 2 – October 26 - November 8, 2016 - Police Reports

by Cindy Summers Police reports are provided to us by the Ventura Police Department and are not the opinions of the Ventura Breeze. All suspects mentioned are assumed to be innocent until proven guilty in a court of law. Assault with a Deadly Weapon Arrest On October 11, at approximately 4:15pm, VPD officers responded to a report of a […] Read More »

Vol. 10, No. 1 – October 12 - October 25, 2016 - Police Reports

by Cindy Summers Police reports are provided to us by the Ventura Police Department and are not the opinions of the Ventura Breeze. All suspects mentioned are assumed to be innocent until proven guilty in a court of law. Homicide / Update with Arrest On August 13, at approximately 11:30pm, the Ventura Police Department Command Center received a 911 […] Read More »

Vol. 9, No. 26 – September 28 – October 11, 2016 - Police Reports

by Cindy Summers Police reports are provided to us by the Ventura Police Department and are not the opinions of the Ventura Breeze. All suspects mentioned are assumed to be innocent until proven guilty in a court of law. Commercial Burglary On September 13, at approximately 9:15am, Ventura PD patrol officers responded to a report of a burglary at […] Read More »

Vol. 9, No. 25 – September 14 – September 27, 2016 - Police Reports

by Cindy Summers Police reports are provided to us by the Ventura Police Department and are not the opinions of the Ventura Breeze. All suspects mentioned are assumed to be innocent until proven guilty in a court of law. Stolen Vehicle Arrest On August 30, at 11:40am, a Ventura Police patrol officer observed a suspicious vehicle near the intersection […] Read More »

Vol. 9, No. 24 – August 31 – September 13, 2016 - Police Reports

by Cindy Summers Police reports are provided to us by the Ventura Police Department and are not the opinions of the Ventura Breeze. All suspects mentioned are assumed to be innocent until proven guilty in a court of law. Obstruction of Justice, Explosive Device Arrest On August 11, at approximately 6:30pm, VPD patrol officers responded to the area of […] Read More »

Vol. 9, No. 23 – August 17 – August 30, 2016 - Police Reports

by Cindy Summers Police reports are provided to us by the Ventura Police Department and are not the opinions of the Ventura Breeze. All suspects mentioned are assumed to be innocent until proven guilty in a court of law.  Attempt Homicide – Shooting Investigation On July 30, at approximately 10pm, the Ventura Police Department Command Center received multiple calls […] Read More »

Vol. 9, No. 22 – August 3 – August 16, 2016 - Police Reports

by Cindy Summers Police reports are provided to us by the Ventura Police Department and are not the opinions of the Ventura Breeze. All suspects mentioned are assumed to be innocent until proven guilty in a court of law. Resisting Arrest On July 18, at approximately 9:45am, the Ventura Police Department Command Center received a call of a vagrant […] Read More »

Grand Theft Investigation and Arrest

Reprinted from a previous issue of the Ventura Breeze In May  the Ventura Police Department Street Crimes Unit began an investigation into reports that two victims’ diamonds had been switched for fake stones by the suspect at his jewelry store. The suspect, identified as 54 year old West Hills resident Ara Ghazarian, is the owner […] Read More »

Vol. 9, No. 21 – July 20 – August 2, 2016 - Police Reports

by Cindy Summers Police reports are provided to us by the Ventura Police Department and are not the opinions of the Ventura Breeze. All suspects mentioned are assumed to be innocent until proven guilty in a court of law. Assault with a Deadly Weapon with Arrests On July 1, at approximately 2pm, patrol officers responded to a call for […] Read More »

Shooting leaves one dead

On June 29, at 4:15pm , the Ventura Police Department Command Center received a call of a shooting that had just occurred in the 4000 block of East Main Street. When Ventura patrol officers arrived on the scene they located Cameron Miller ,25 year old  Oxnard resident who had been shot and Smith a  21 […] Read More »

Vol. 9, No. 20 – July 6 – July 19, 2016 - Police Reports

by Cindy Summers Police reports are provided to us by the Ventura Police Department and are not the opinions of the Ventura Breeze. All suspects mentioned are assumed to be innocent until proven guilty in a court of law. Residential Burglary & Arrest On June 21, at 10:50am, officers from Ventura Police Department responded to a call of a […] Read More »

Vol. 9, No. 19 – June 22 – July 5, 2016 - Police Reports

by Cindy Summers Police reports are provided to us by the Ventura Police Department and are not the opinions of the Ventura Breeze. All suspects mentioned are assumed to be innocent until proven guilty in a court of law. Sexual Assault Investigation with Arrest  On March 6, 2015, Ventura Police Dispatch received a report of sexual assault.  Patrol officers […] Read More »

Vol. 9, No. 18 – June 8 – June 21, 2016 - Police Reports

by Cindy Summers Police reports are provided to us by the Ventura Police Department and are not the opinions of the Ventura Breeze. All suspects mentioned are assumed to be innocent until proven guilty in a court of law. Wanted Persons Arrest, Resisting Arrest  On May 25, at 7:35pm, an officer on patrol observed the suspect, identified as 40 […] Read More »

Vol. 9, No. 17 – May 25 – June 7, 2016 - Police Reports

by Cindy Summers Police reports are provided to us by the Ventura Police Department and are not the opinions of the Ventura Breeze. All suspects mentioned are assumed to be innocent until proven guilty in a court of law. Armed Robbery with Arrest On May 7, at approximately 8:45pm, Ventura Police patrol officers responded to a call for service […] Read More »

Vol. 9, No. 16 – May 11 – May 24, 2016 - Police Reports

Police reports are provided to us by the Ventura Police Department and are not the opinions of the Ventura Breeze. All suspects mentioned are assumed to be innocent until proven guilty in a court of law. Pursuit/involving Stolen Vehicle On April 26, at approximately 12:30am, a Ventura patrol officer observed a vehicle matching the description […] Read More »

Vol. 9, No. 15 – April 27 – May 10, 2016 - Police Reports

by Cindy Summers Police reports are provided to us by the Ventura Police Department and are not the opinions of the Ventura Breeze. All suspects mentioned are assumed to be innocent until proven guilty in a court of law. Felon in Possession of an Assault Weapon arrest On April 12, at approximately 8am, Ventura Police Department patrol officers stopped […] Read More »

Vol. 9, No. 14 – April 13 – April 26, 2016 - Police Reports

by Cindy Summers  Commercial Burglary On March 27, at approximately 4am, the Ventura Police Department Command Center received a call of an alarm activation at Mega Mart check cashing located at 1418 East Main St.  Officers arrived on scene and found the business had been burglarized. Within 15 minutes, a second alarm company called in an […] Read More »

Vol. 9, No. 13 – March 30 – April 12, 2016 - Police Reports

Child Molest Investigation VPD Detectives were actively investigating a child molest allegation on Sean Curtis, owner/operator of the United Studios of Self Defense, located at 1746 South Victoria Avenue. Upon entering the business to serve the search warrant Detectives from the Ventura Police Department Major Crimes Unit encountered Curtis who immediately armed himself with a […] Read More »

Vol. 9, No. 12 – March 16 – March 29, 2016 - Police Reports

Residential Burglary On Friday March 4th, at 1:28 p.m., an off-duty Ventura County District Attorney’s Investigator was in the area of the 4900 block of Lafayette Street when he saw suspicious activity near a home. He watched as the four suspects walked on to the residence’s property. Two of them remained outside of the house […] Read More »

Vol. 9, No. 11 – March 2 – March 15, 2016 - Police Reports

Robbery On December 30th, in 2015, at 6:30 p.m., the VPD received a call reporting a robbery. The victim was approached by three suspects in front of the Red Barn Liquor, located at 1285 North Ventura Avenue.  The suspects confronted the victim and demanded money from him. Then they attacked the victim by punching and […] Read More »

Vol. 9, No. 10 – February 17 – March 2, 2016 - Police Reports

Child Annoyance On Monday, February 1st, at 1:25 p.m., the VPD responded to a call of lewd conduct on a Gold Coast Bus in the area of Hemlock Street and Main Street.  By the time officers arrived, the suspect had already exited the bus. Officers located the suspect, Raymond Munyon, however he fled from them. […] Read More »

Vol. 9, No. 9 – February 3 – February 16, 2016 - Police Reports

Felon in Possession of Firearm On Wednesday, January 20th, at 1:25 p.m., the VPD received a call from a citizen reporting a vandalism that had just occurred to a bench at the Bus Deport, 3330 Telegraph Road. The suspect, Joseph Cruz, was seen using a marker to vandalize the bench and when confronted by the […] Read More »

Vol. 9, No. 8 – January 20 – February 2, 2016 - Police Reports

Train vs. Pedestrian On Monday, January 4th, at 8:56 p.m., the VPD was notified by Union Pacific officials regarding a pedestrian being struck by a freight train on the railroad trestle near the intersection of California Street and Harbor Boulevard. Officers found the victim lying on the railroad tracks. Ventura Fire personnel pronounced the victim […] Read More »

Vol. 9, No. 7 – January 6 – January 19, 2016 - Police Reports

Possession of Stolen Property On Thursday, December 17th, at 2:30 a.m., unknown suspects smashed a window of the Trek bike store, located at 4060 East Main Street, and stole five bicycles. On December 21st, VPD Street Crimes Unit detectives received information that a local vagrant, Timothy Nelson, was in possession of one of the stolen […] Read More »

Vol. 9, No. 6 – December 23, 2015 – January 5, 2016 – Police Reports

Residential Burglary  On Tuesday, December 8th, at 7:21 a.m., an alert neighbor called the VPD and reported a possible residential burglary in progress at a residence in the 100 block of Emma Avenue. Patrol were able to detain both suspects, Richard Cohrt and Danielle Lee, as they were leaving the house. The suspects were found […] Read More »

Male shot to death in East Ventura

VPD Swat team converged on Motel6 believing that suspect was staying there. Photo by Cindy Summers. On Thursday, Dec. 17, at 8:30 a.m., the Ventura Police Department received a 911 call from a 20 year-old female at a residence in the 1600 block of Tapir Circle in East Ventura at the Todd Ranch Condominiums. The […] Read More »

Vol. 9, No. 5 – December 9 - December 22, 2015 – Police Reports

Armed Robbery On Tuesday, December 1st, at 7:45 a.m., the VPD received a call from a victim in reference to an armed robbery. The victim was walking to her vehicle parked in the parking lot of her apartment complex. The suspect startled the victim and pointed a handgun at her. The suspect demanded the victim’s […] Read More »

Vol. 9, No. 4 – November 25 – December 8, 2015 – Police Reports

Child Sexual Abuse Arrest On Monday, October 26th, at 4:30 p.m., the VPD received a report of lewd conduct with a child. A juvenile victim reported to a patrol officer that Mathew Boyd, 41 years old, had touched her in a sexual manner. Detectives began a follow up investigation and spoke to several additional victims. […] Read More »

Vol. 9, No. 3 – November 11 – November 24, 2015 – Police Reports

Shooting On Monday, October 26th, at 11:30 p.m., the VPD received a call of a shooting inside a residence in the 2000 block of Koala Way. Officers located the victim inside and suffering from a single gunshot wound to her abdomen. Officers searched the residence and located a male subject, James Lotspeich, in the rear […] Read More »

Former Ventura Mayor shot by burglar

Gregory Carson became Mayor at only 33 years old. A police report stated that on Oct. 9, at 7:50pm, in the 8200 block of Denver Street, Gregory Carson (57) had been shot in his home while interrupting a residential burglary. The shots Carson received non-life threatening gunshot wounds. Shortly after the incident was reported, an […] Read More »

Vol. 9, No. 2 – October 28 – November 10, 2015 – Police Reports

Brandishing a Firearm On Sunday, October 18th, at 8:08 p.m., the VPD received a call from Jose Castillo, who reported a suspect brandished a firearm at him in the 600 block of Riverside Street. The suspect, Javier Castro, had made threatening statements to Castillo while brandishing a firearm. Castillo feared for his life and called […] Read More »

Vol. 9, No. 1 – October 14 – October 27, 2015 - Police Reports

Firearm Possession On Sunday, September 27th, at 7:28 a.m., officers responded to a call of suspicious circumstances at a residence in the 1800 block of Topaz Avenue. The caller reported seeing an unknown subject, Dan Hulsey, sleeping on the doorstep of a neighbor’s residence. Hulsey was said to be in a sleeping bag. When the […] Read More »

Vol. 8, No. 26 – September 30 – October 13, 2015 – Police Reports

Prowling and Vehicle Tampering On Wednesday, September 16th, at 2:52 a.m., the VPD received a phone call from an alert resident in the 5400 block of Ralston Street stating that a subject was trying door handles to vehicles in the area of the Ralston Courtyards Apartment Complex. A Ventura sergeant arrived and observed the suspect […] Read More »

Vol. 8, No. 25 – September 16 – September 29, 2015 – Police Reports

Stolen Vehicle Pursuit On Saturday, August 29th, at 6:12 p.m., an officer on patrol saw a red Ford pickup speeding in the area of Ralston Street and Saratoga Avenue, and ran the vehicle’s license plate number. The vehicle was a reported stolen vehicle out of Santa Barbara. The vehicle immediately began to accelerate away from […] Read More »

Vol. 8, No. 24 – September 2 – September 15, 2015 - Police Reports

Robbery On Wednesday, August 12th, at 12:13 a.m., the VPD received a call from a victim claiming to be stabbed. Officers arrived and learned that Christopher Cabrey and Sean Wachman were leaving the Circle K store at the corner of Main Street and Laurel Street when two male suspects confronted them. The suspects demanded the […] Read More »

Vol. 8, No. 23 - August 19 – September 1, 2015 - Police Reports

Sexual Abuse On the 7th of December, 2014, VPD Dispatch received a report of lewd conduct with a child that occurred in the 800 Block of North Ventura Avenue. A juvenile victim reported to a patrol officer that a man who was known to the victim and his family had sexually assaulted him. The victim […] Read More »

Vol. 8, No. 15 – April 29–May 12, 2015 – Police Reports

Stolen Vehicle Arrest On Wednesday, April 15th, at 10:30 p.m., an officer observed a vehicle commit a traffic violation in the area of Victoria Avenue and Telephone Road. Prior to stopping the vehicle, a records check indicated that it had been reported stolen earlier in the day from Oxnard. As the officer continued to follow […] Read More »

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