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Ventura

Felony Domestic Violence Charged

VENTURA — Early in the evening of March 18th, multiple 911 Emergency calls were received by the Ventura Police Department’s Command Center reporting “two males in a physical altercation,” as

Ventura

Romantic Triangle Gets Both Men Busted

Emiliano Castillo VENTURA COUNTY — If only Santa Paula residents 21-year-old Emiliano Castillo and 19-year-old Xavier Servin had some passing familiarity with William Shakespeare’s ruminations in Twelfth Night, wherein he wrote

Breaking News Santa Barbara

Brothers Busted for Crime Spree

Jeremy Robles SANTA BARBARA COUNTY — One can only wonder what parenting skills lead a young man to indulge in criminal activity, but when siblings conspire to commit a series

Breaking News Santa Barbara

Parolee Assaults, Injures Cop

Mark Pompa SANTA BARBARA COUNTY — In what will surely qualify for a top-tier ranking in this year’s Darwin Awards, in which acts of consummate foolishness are acknowledged by the

Ventura

Cal State Student Arrested on Rape Charge

Jonathan Henry-Walker VENTURA COUNTY — California State University Channel Islands, a sprawling campus on the former site of Camarillo State Hospital which treated the state’s mentally ill for several decades,

Santa Barbara

Hit-and-run Causes School Lockdown

Washington Elementary School SANTA BARBARA — Santa Barbara’s Washington Elementary School—with perhaps the best ocean vistas of any elementary school in the state—was the site of a police-mandated lockdown on

Ventura

$1 Million Bail for Alleged Burglary, Rape

Efren Manzano VENTURA COUNTY — The city of Santa Paula, once the locus of California’s booming 19th Century oil industry and now promoted by city fathers as “the citrus capital

Ventura

Accident Kills Toddler, Father Busted on Weapons Violations

Anthony Baserra VENTURA COUNTY — When it rains, it pours. That may well be the feeling of 39-year-old El Monte resident Anthony Beserra, who was behind the wheel of his

Santa Barbara

Mr. & Mrs. Killers Caught

Jonathan David Highley SANTA BARBARA COUNTY — Perhaps subscribing to the principle that “love is blind” and that devotion to one’s spouse which it entails — even when that marital

Ventura

Manslaughter Bust for Providing Heroin

Greg Ledbetter VENTURA COUNTY — Proving once again that persistent, ground-pounding detective work—while not nearly as cinematic as high profile car chases in pursuit of fleeing suspects—is often the undoing