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 Arrest
On Oct.12, at 10;30pm the victim returned to her parked vehicle inside of the parking structure located at 555 East Santa Clara Street and found the suspect sitting inside of the vehicle rummaging through the interior. After being confronted by the victim, the suspect fled. The victim followed after the suspect while simultaneously calling 911. Responding officers located the suspect and were able to take her into custody. The property she had stolen from the victim’s car was recovered and returned to the victim. At the conclusion of the investigation Jasmine Wolpe, 33 years of Ventura was booked into Ventura County Jail for the felony charge of vehicle burglary.
A review of the Ventura County Superior Court website shows that the suspect has been arrested 14 times since 2015 for various misdemeanor charges including drug possession, possession of stolen property, petty theft and delaying/ obstructing officers. According to the website, 11 of these arrests resulted in convictions.
On Oct. 18, at 7:27pm, a HMA wearing dark clothing entered a business in the 700 block of N. Ventura Avenue. He approached the employee at the counter, pulled out a gun and demanded money. The employee gave the suspect an undisclosed amount of money, and the suspect fled on foot from the business. Responding officer checked the area but did not locate the suspect.
On Oct. 25 at 1:40pm, the suspect entered a business in the 100 block of West Main Street, selected merchandise from the store and left without paying. A store employee confronted the suspect outside of the store, and the suspect pulled out a knife, brandished it and then fled. Responding officers checked the area for the suspect and located him in the nearby neighborhood. At the conclusion of the investigation, the suspect, 28 year old Ventura resident Tyler Miskiewicz, was booked into the Ventura County Jail on the felony charge of robbery.
A review of the Ventura County Superior Court website shows the suspect has been arrested 6 times in the past 2 years. The various charges included petty theft, drug possession, under the influence of drugs, obstructing officers and possession of stolen property.
Vehicle Burglary and Arrest
On Oct. 27 at 3:54pm, the Ventura Police Department Command Center received a 911 call of a vehicle burglary in progress. The call reported seeing the suspect, later identified as 37 year old vagrant Kai Rose, reach through the open window of a neighbor’s locked vehicle and take property. He was last seen leaving the area of foot. Officers responded to the call and detained Rose several blocks away.
During the investigation, officers spoke to several witnesses and positively identified Rose as the suspect. He was also found to be in possession of property stolen from the victim’s vehicle. The property was returned to the victim. Rose was arrested and later booked into the Ventura County Jail for burglary.
According to the Ventura County Superior Court website, Rose was convicted of seven separate offenses in 2016: possession of drug paraphernalia, under the influence of a controlled substance, petty theft, resisting arrest, petty theft, and possession of a controlled substance. In 2017, he was convicted of possession of burglary tools and for 2018, he shows to have an open case for possession of drug paraphernalia.
On Oct. 28 at 5:36pm, the Ventura Police Department Command Center received a call from a motorist reporting a subject seen walking in the roadway at Telegraph Rd. and Bryn Mawr St. The caller reported the subject appeared to be under the influence and was carrying what appeared to be a toy gun wrapped in plastic. Officers arrived on scene and began checking the area.
When one of the officers was on Amherst St., a resident stopped the officer and said she just observed an unknown subject with a similar description entering her side yard and he fled when she yelled at him. Officers continued searching the area and located the subject, later identified as 35 year old Santa Paula resident Fernando Jaimes, on foot a short distance away.
Jaimes was positively identified and arrested. He was later booked into the Ventura County Jail for prowling and a parole violation. The item he was carrying was mistakenly identified as a toy gun. No one was injured as a result of this incident.
A review of the Ventura County Superior Court website shows that Jaimes has been convicted 7 times in the past 3 years. The various charges included resisting arrest, drug possession, brandishing a deadly weapon, possession of stolen property, petty theft, under the influence of drugs, and possession of drug paraphernalia. In 2012, Jaimes was convicted of carjacking.
Stabbings with Arrest
On Oct. 31 at 6:02am, patrol officers responded to an incident in the 500 block of Cedar Street. Upon arrival, the officers found two stabbing victims inside of the residence. The suspect, 23 year old Ventura resident Gabrielle Nett, who was known by the victims, had fled prior to the officers’ arrival. The investigation revealed there was a disturbance inside of the house that led to the two victims being stabbed. Both victims were treated for non-life threatening wounds and transported to VCMC for additional treatment. They were both treated and later released.
Major Crimes Detectives and Crime Scene Investigators responded and took over the crime scene. The investigation led detectives to a residence in Ventura where they found the suspect. She was detained and at the conclusion on the investigation, she was booked into Ventura County Jail on the felony charges of assault with a deadly weapon and false imprisonment.