Vol. 17, No. 10 – Feb 7 – Feb 20, 2024 – 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.

Fatal Traffic Collision with Arrest

On January 3, at approximately 10:00 pm, the Ventura Police Communications Center received a 911 call regarding a vehicle vs pedestrian traffic collision in the 3200 block of Harbor Blvd. A witness that observed the collision reported that the vehicle involved immediately fled the scene, making no attempt to check on the pedestrian that they had struck. Officers responded and located the victim down in the roadway and determined that he was deceased as a result of the collision. Patrol officers checked the surrounding area but were unable to located the suspect vehicle at the time.

Ventura Police Traffic Division investigators responded to the scene and began to process the crime scene. During an extensive investigation over the next few weeks, investigators were able to identify 32-year-old San Pedro resident Aaron Greene as the driver of the vehicle that evening. On January 3, Aaron Greene was taken into custody for Felony Hit and Run and Vehicular Manslaughter and was booked at the Ventura County Jail.

The investigation is still ongoing and anyone that has information related to this incident can contact Officer Garcia with the Ventura Police Traffic Division at (805) 339-4326.

Fatal Traffic Collision

On January 30, at approximately 11:30 am, the Ventura Police communications center received a 911 call regarding a motorcyclist down in the 1200 block of Olive St. Officers arrived on scene and located the rider unresponsive and began rendering aid. Ventura City Fire and AMR personnel arrived and attempted lifesaving measures but the victim, a 35-year-old male Ventura resident, had succumb to his injuries. The preliminary investigation determined that the collision appeared to only involve the victim on his scooter with no other vehicles involved.

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