The Source for California Crime News|Thursday, December 18, 2014
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Teen Shoots Near Kids

Ventura County – California law protects the identities of juvenile offenders, presumably in the interest of preserving the public perception of “the innocence of youth” or in pursuit of some notion of “second chances” for wild-and-crazy kids. But on the night of November 29th, at approximately 10:00 p.m., when teenagers should arguably not be out running around on the public ...Full Article

Holiday Season Mail Thief Caught

Ventura County – With the Holiday Season in full swing, it’s that time of year when we look forward to receiving all manner of “goodies” in our mailboxes, including Christmas ...Full Article

Barricaded Sexual Assault Suspect Apprehended

Ventura County – Clearly, the historical import of December 7th as characterized by President Franklin Delano Roosevelt as “a date which will live in infamy”, and which for recent generations ...Full Article

Bus Workers Caught Dipping Into the Till

Ventura County – In March, 2014, managers of Ventura County’s Gold Coast Transit—an Oxnard-based public transportation joint powers agency operating under the aegis of The State of California–became suspicious of ...Full Article

Cannabis Cooker Caught by Cooperative Cop Corps

Ventura County – Ventura County Sheriff’s Narcotics Division deputies, working in close concert with members of the Santa Paula Police Department, and officers of the Oxnard Police Department lead a ...Full Article

Rockett with a Loaded Gun

In the wee pre-dawn hours of December 8th, an observant Ventura Police Department patrol officer was cruising past Montalvo Elementary School just south of downtown Ventura when he spotted ...Full Article

New Parolee Back in Custody for Robbery

Ventura – One would expect that anyone recently released from prison under the Post Release Offender Program created by Assembly Bill 109 and given strong approval by the state’s electorate ...Full Article

Public Helps Lasso Horse Tack Thief

Ventura County – Stealing a man’s (or woman’s) horse or the saddle attached to it used to be the kind of crime that would get a guy swinging from a ...Full Article

Wrongly Convicted Man Free After Serving 36 Years

November 24 – Ventura County – It’s a rare occasion indeed—and perhaps the perfect Thanksgiving story–when the wheels of justice grind to a halt and shift into reverse gear, but ...Full Article

K-9 Catches Car Thief

November 25 – VENTURA  After midnight on a Monday, the streets of Ventura normally carry only the lightest of traffic. Given that reality, any car cruising the city’s thoroughfares ...Full Article
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