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... Banner was booked into jail on suspicion of felony vehicle theft as well suspicion of misdemeanor drug-related offenses, authorities reported. As of Thursday, he remained in Ventura County jail with bail set at $25,000, according to online jail records. CONNECTTWEETLINKEDINCOMMENTEMAILMORE.

Deputies identified Haggard as a suspect and arrested him Wednesday on suspicion of felony assault with a deadly weapon and misdemeanor battery. He was booked into Ventura County jail and was being held on $35,000 bail. Haggard is due in Ventura County Superior Court on Friday, according to jail ...
Zepeda, Correa and Miguel Garcia were all booked into Ventura County jail and are due back in Ventura County Superior Court on Wednesday. Zepeda was being held on $200,000 bail and faces eight counts of felony drug sales, felony conspiracy to commit a crime and felony possession of a controlled ...
Duncan was arrested on multiple offenses, including suspicion of felony residential burglary, felony unlawful taking of a vehicle and misdemeanor elder abuse. He remained in custody at Ventura County jail in lieu of $400,000 bail, according to jail records. Duncan is scheduled to appear in Ventura County ...
The man was later identified and arrested Wednesday evening while he was at the Ventura County Medical Center for an unrelated reason, authorities said, and booked into Ventura County jail on suspicion of felony attempted lewd acts on a child. The incident remains under investigation by Ventura police ...

A former executive responsible for environmental compliance at Santa Clara Waste Water Co. was sentenced to jail Wednesday in two separate cases that arose from a 2014 explosion at the plant near Santa Paula. Charles Ray Mundy, 54, of Ventura, was ordered to serve two years in Ventura County jail ...
A detective testified Wednesday that a Ventura woman accused of killing her toddler son in 2016 told the investigator that she left the boy struggling to breathe for 20 minutes after hitting and throwing him on the floor. Ventura police Detective Cameron Goettsche gave the testimony during a preliminary ...
A patrol officer in a Ventura neighborhood turned out to be correct when spotting what seemed to be a suspicious vehicle driving through a neighborhood Sunday morning. The officer was near Preble and Sunvale avenues, next to Blanche Reynolds Park and generally south of Main Street in the Pacific ...
He remained in Ventura County jail Saturday morning with bail set at $60,000, online jail records showed. During the checkpoint, 372 vehicles were screened, 21 field sobriety tests were conducted and two DUI arrests were made, the department reported. Police issued citations to unlicensed driver, ...
A 28-year-old man was arrested Thursday in Ventura after a rollover crash in a car reported as stolen, police officials said. Dominic Celestina, a homeless man, was arrested sometime after 7:40 a.m. when a crash was reported at the intersection of Lincoln Drive and Main Street. Read more: Sessions ...
Police allege Badger struck the husband several times before running off. He was spotted less than a mile away on Martha Drive and was taken into custody in the area. Ventura fire personnel also responded treated the victim for minor injuries. Badger was booked into the Ventura County jail where he is ...
An Oxnard couple was sentenced Monday to 14 months in Ventura County jail for abusing government food assistance benefits, according to the Ventura County District Attorney's Office. Gerardo Vaca Navarro, 61, and Martha Leticia Navarro, 62, both of Oxnard, pleaded guilty in June 2016 to one count of ...
Ventura residents and workers who want to know more about how the city's police force works can apply to participate in an 11-session training. The Ventura Police Community Academy will start April 18 and will run from 6-9 p.m. every Wednesday until June 27. Participants will learn about police ...
CAMARILLO, Calif. - A woman from Camarillo has been arrested for Child Annoying after an incident at Camarillo Heights Elementary School. A parent advised Camarillo Heights Elementary School staff that their child had been befriended by an older unknown female while walking home from school.
7, 2016. The parents have been held in Ventura County jail since Oct. 7, 2016, in contempt of court for allegedly failing to tell authorities where Kimberly was or what happened to her. Under questioning in August, Chavez told investigators Kimberly hurt her head while the mother tried to change her pants.
Authorities determined he had brandished the gun and made criminal threats. They arrested Danny Bamford on suspicion of exhibiting a firearm in a threatening manner and making criminal threats, both felony offenses, Ventura County jail records show. As of Sunday afternoon, he remained in jail with bail ...

They are being held in Ventura County jail without bail. Read more: Seasonal dip aside, Southern California housing prices continue to climb. The three have also been charged with multiple counts of robbery with the use of a firearm from incidents that allegedly also occurred on May 16. Martinez and ...
Locklear was arrested and medically cleared at a local hospital before she was booked into Ventura County jail. The longtime actress was booked on suspicion of three misdemeanor counts of battery against a police officer in addition to domestic violence, said sheriff's Capt. Dean Cook. Locklear was ...
Howard was booked into Ventura County jail on suspicion of felony possession of a stolen vehicle. The female occupant was also booked on a misdemeanor warrant, authorities said. Ventura police said the vehicle was returned to its owner. CONNECTTWEETLINKEDINCOMMENTEMAILMORE. Read or ...
Deputies said they found evidence of narcotics sales, as well. Middleton was not arrested until the conclusion of the investigation Wednesday. He was booked into Ventura County jail on suspicion of possession of a controlled substance for sale, according to authorities. He was being held on $50,000 bail ...
If convicted as charged, Chavez could face up to 47 years to life in prison, while Lopez could face a maximum sentence of 42 years to life, officials said. Chavez was being held on $6.01 million bond at Todd Road Jail in Santa Paula, while Lopez was being held in the Ventura County Jail with bail set at $6 ...
Warrants were served Friday at the suspects' residences. Sigala, who was listed as 27 years old by Santa Paula police, was arrested without incident on suspicion of attempted murder and street terrorism. Jail records, which showed his age as 37, indicate he remained in Ventura County jail as of ... Police SWAT team
The man was arrested on suspicion of misdemeanor vehicle tampering and booked into Ventura County jail. He is being held on $12,500 bail and is set to appear Thursday in Ventura County Superior Court, according to jail records. Ventura police reminded residents to remove valuables from inside their ... Police SWAT team
A Ventura man who allegedly pointed a handgun at an Uber driver was arrested early Saturday in the Pierpont neighborhood, the Ventura Police Department reported. The incident occurred around 2:30 a.m. in the 900 block of Sharon Lane, near the north end of Pierpont Boulevard, police said. Police SWAT team
... 28, of Port Hueneme, on suspicion of attempted robbery, child endangerment, brandishing a weapon and resisting arrest. He was processed by the Port Hueneme Police Department before being taken to county jail, police said. He remained in Ventura County jail as of late Sunday afternoon with bail set ... Police SWAT team
... 2018 Honda CRF 110 dirt bike in the area where the suspect had initially been spotted, authorities said. Hunter Fox, 19, was arrested on suspicion of commercial burglary over $950, a felony offense, and remained in Ventura County jail Sunday afternoon with bail set at $20,000, according to jail records. Police SWAT team
A slow-speed pursuit Sunday morphed into an unusual standoff outside the front gate of Naval Base Ventura County in Port Hueneme, authorities said, when the driver took off his clothes and refused to get out of the vehicle. The incident started around 10:30 a.m. with a report of a reckless or possibly drunk ... Police SWAT team
A neighbor tried to help the victim, and Chavez allegedly threatened to shoot them, police said. In court Wednesday, Chavez asked to be released on his own recognizance but the request was denied, records show. He remains in Ventura County jail with bail set at $670,000. Chavez is due back in court for ... Police SWAT team
Fernando Cucchi Avendano, 45, was released because the Ventura County District Attorney's Office did not charge him in connection with Saturday's alleged incident in the legally mandated amount of time, according to Ventura County jail records. Ventura police originally said they determined the man ... Police SWAT team
... found in possession of $15,000 in counterfeit bills in addition to narcotics and were arrested, authorities said. Crystina Graciano, of Beaumont, was also arrested. The three were booked into Ventura County jail. FacebookTwitterGoogle+LinkedIn. 3 arrested in Moorpark in connection with counterfeit funds. Police SWAT team
Guzman was arrested on suspicion of felony second-degree armed robbery, according to Ventura County jail records. He is being held on $55,000 bail and is expected to appear in Ventura County Superior Court on Friday. The search warrant was served at approximately 7 a.m. in the 2100 block of Mono ... Police SWAT team
An Oxnard man was arrested Saturday morning on suspicion of stealing property from a Ventura home that burned in the Thomas Fire, authorities said. Ventura police said they were called at 9:25 a.m. to the 5400 block of Rainier Street regarding a report of a person sifting through the debris of a home. Police SWAT team
An inmate in the process of being booked into Ventura County jail was pronounced dead early Saturday after he was found unresponsive in a cell, authorities said. In a news release issued Saturday night, the Ventura County Sheriff's Office said Keith Brian Welbourne, 31, of Moorpark, was not breathing ... Police SWAT team
Another site in Oxnard was also searched when detectives followed up on information. In all, 10 guns were recovered, the sheriff's office reported. Detectives are continuing to investigate the seized firearms. Flores remained in Ventura County jail as of Saturday night with bail set at $150,000, according to ... Police SWAT team
... “cut himself off from society” in attempt to evade capture. Boren was being held in the Ventura County jail an is expected to appear in court in Ventura on Monday, inmate records show. However, sheriff's officials said he will eventually be extradited to Colorado to face the charges. 34.446938 -119.279280 ... Police SWAT team
A Port Hueneme couple was arrested and their 3-year-old girl taken into protective custody Friday after a traffic stop led to the discovery of drugs and a loaded gun in their vehicle, authorities said. Port Hueneme Police Department officers pulled over the vehicle in the 400 block of East Hueneme Road ... Police SWAT team
A California Highway Patrol officer pleaded not guilty Friday to shooting his neighbor during an off-duty dispute last month. The plea was entered as Trever Dalton, 45, made his first appearance in Ventura County Superior Court in connection with the charge. Dalton, who works out of the CHP's Ventura ... Police SWAT team
Both were booked into the Ventura County Jail where they remain in custody awaiting trial. Fabian Higareda, 20, of Thousand Oaks was arrested in Simi Valley that same day for dissuading a witness and gang enhancement charges. He was booked into the Ventura County Jail and later released pending ... Police SWAT team
Washington was arrested and booked into Ventura County jail on suspicion of felony DUI causing injury, felony hit-and-run and felony child endangerment, officials said. Washington was being held on $50,000 bail and is due in court on Wednesday, officials said. The incident was under investigation by ... Police SWAT team
A man and a woman who barricaded themselves in a room during an attempted probation check Friday night were arrested, the Oxnard Police Department reported Saturday. The incident led to a two-hour standoff as police surrounded a residence in Oxnard's La Colonia neighborhood. Officers had been ... Police SWAT team
After a short pursuit, he was taken into custody and booked into Ventura County jail. The man was arrested on suspicion of misdemeanor charges, police said Saturday. The Star generally does not name those arrested for misdemeanor offenses. Police recommend people register bicycles due to an ... Police SWAT team
Gallegos will appear in court again on January 31. He is currently being held in the Ventura County jail on $1,110,000 bail. The two juveniles' arraignment has been re-scheduled for February 6. Their next appearance will be held in the Juvenile Justice Center. The District Attorney's office has filed a motion ... Police SWAT team
He was booked into Ventura County jail, police said. In a declaration written by Ventura police Detective Tyler Buck in support of increasing bail for Gallegos, the detective writes that Gallegos is a documented Ventura Avenue gang member with previous arrests related to weapon and drug violations. Police SWAT team
VENTURA - A Ventura County jail inmate tried to walk away during a hospital visit Saturday morning, authorities said. At 9:30 a.m., jail officials reported Sarah Beth Murphy McComack, 33, of Ventura, showed symptoms of a medical emergency while incarcerated. Murphy McComack had been in custody ... Police SWAT team
He was booked into Ventura County Jail and faces possible charges for Murder, street terrorism, and conspiracy. On Thursday, a 17-year-old suspect was seen on the 200 block of West Ramona Street. Police officers surrounded the area and a team of SWAT officers conducted a search for the suspect. Police SWAT team
He was initially booked into Ventura County jail on suspicion of being under the influence of a controlled substance, possessing methamphetamine and identity theft, all possible misdemeanor violations. On Sunday, Ventura detectives executing a search warrant for Wilson's vehicle found more stolen ... Police SWAT team
He was booked into Ventura County jail on misdemeanor offenses, including suspicion of possessing marijuana for sale and the transportation and importation of cannabis. He was released on bond Sunday but is due in court March 28, according to jail records. At the driver checkpoint, no drivers were ... Police SWAT team
Negotiators with the Ventura County Sheriff's Office and SWAT team were attempting to get a man to surrender after making threats Sunday. Yazmin Cruz. Tunde Alonge (Photo: CONTRIBUTED PHOTO/VENTURA COUNTY SHERIFF'S OFFICE). CONNECTTWEETLINKEDINCOMMENTEMAILMORE. Police SWAT team
A 45-year-old Santa Barbara man was arrested in Ventura Saturday night after allegedly touching a 10-year-old girl in a lewd manner, according to the Ventura Police Department. The incident took place inside the Chuck E. Cheese's restaurant at 4714 Telephone Road. Police say that shortly before 8 p.m., ... Police SWAT team


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