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.
Furnishing Narcotics Arrest
On July 21, at approximately 11:15 am, patrol officers responded to the 1300 block of Buena Vista St. reference a subject overdosing on Fentanyl. Ventura City Fire and AMR personnel responded; however, they were unable to revive the overdosed victim, who was pronounced dead on the scene.
During the initial investigation, narcotics paraphernalia, a small amount of methamphetamines, and burnt residue of an unknown opiate were located at the scene.
On September 9, members of the Ventura Police Department Narcotics SCU unit completed the investigation into narcotics sales of Fentanyl, resulting in an overdose. Detectives using investigative tools were able to identify, detain, and arrest the suspect, 36 year old Ventura resident Thomas Landucci, for furnishing narcotics.
A search of the Ventura County Superior Courts shows that Thomas Landucci has prior convictions for possession of a controlled substance and possession for sales of a controlled substance.
On September 10, at approximately 11:00 am, members of the Ventura Police Department SCU unit conducted a probation search at the above address as a result of a week-long investigation into narcotics sales. Detectives using investigative tools were able to identify a primary suspect as 26 year old Ventura resident Casey Cravey.
During the execution of the probation search, SCU detectives found and detained Casey Cravey. During the subsequent investigation, detectives discovered that a large quantity of narcotics which included, heroin, methamphetamine, and alprazolam, inside Cravey’s hotel room.
As a result of the investigation, Casey Cravey was arrested for possession of narcotics for sales.
A search of the Ventura County Superior Court shows that Casey Cravey has numerous prior arrests for drug-related crimes, including narcotics sales.