First Degree Robbery Charges for Gang Bangers

First Degree Robbery Charges for Gang Bangers
Photo: Alex Flores

Ventura County- Information was just released today by Ventura County Sheriff’s Department spokesman Detective Jeff Jacobs about the sort of crime that keeps people awake at night…literally.

According to Jacobs, it was at approximately 4:00 a.m. on January 25th—a time when most of us depend on the security of our own homes and the fact that the majority of the population is home in bed just like we are—when an El Rio residence was “unlawfully entered through a window” by 34-year-old Thousand Oaks resident Alex Flores and his cohort, 25-year-old Thousand Oaks resident Venessa Leanos.

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Vanessa Leanos

Once inside the home, Flores—a known local area gang member—awakened his victim, “struck him in the face multiple times,” and stole the victim’s cell phone “and additional items of value.” Apparently, Flores was known to the robbery victim, as deputies responding to the 911 Emergency call following the crime quickly learned their suspects’ identities.

Pursuant to an investigation and the affirmation of Flores and Leanos as the only suspects, the Ventura County Sheriff’s Gang Unit obtained a search warrant and served it upon Flores’ residence. Once inside the Flores home, detectives discovered the victim’s property, along with 13.34 grams of methamphetamine and assorted drug paraphernalia.

Flores was taken into custody at that point and transported to Ventura County Jail, where he was booked on charges of first degree residential robbery, conspiracy, possession for sale of a controlled substance, and possession of drug paraphernalia.

Leanos was subsequently contacted, taken into custody, and booked into Ventura County Jail on charges of first degree residential robbery and conspiracy to commit a crime.

Photos: Courtesy Ventura County Jail Booking

First Degree Robbery Charges for Gang Bangers was last modified: March 22nd, 2018 by admin
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