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Additional Arrests in Gang Related Robberies

Additional Arrests in Gang Related Robberies

Ventura County Sheriff – Incident Press Release   Between January and March of 2018, at least 11 robberies occurred within the cities of Camarillo, Oxnard, Santa Paula and Ventura which investigators believed were related. During each robbery, suspect(s) used force or fear to rob victims of cash and/or property. The majority of the robberies involved at […]

Recommended County budget sustains services; invests in capital projects, builds reserves

Recommended County budget sustains services; invests in capital projects, builds reserves

VENTURA, Calif. – The Board of Supervisors was presented a preliminary budget of $2.23 billion for Fiscal Year 2018-2019 on June 5, 2018. They are expected to approve a final budget following two hearings for public comments on the budget on June 18. “The budget is balanced but tight,” said Mike Powers, County Executive Officer. […]

Ventura County Public Works Agency Announces Employee of the Year Winners

Ventura County Public Works Agency Announces Employee of the Year Winners

(VENTURA COUNTY, Calif.) – June 13, 2018 – 2018 has been a great year for Ventura County Public Works Agency (VCPWA). After their highly successful VCPWA Public Works Week event on May 22, they are excited to share the news about their outstanding VCPWA employees who have been selected as Employee of the Year, combining […]

Granada Hills Woman arrested | Suspected of Obtaining over 5000 fraudulent prescriptions

Granada Hills Woman arrested | Suspected of Obtaining over 5000 fraudulent prescriptions

Ventura County Sheriff – Incident Press Release   On June 5th 2018, detectives from the Ventura County Sheriff’s Interagency Pharmaceutical Crimes Unit (PCU) concluded a three month fraudulent prescription investigation into 55 year old Granada Hills resident, Brenda Lepik. Detectives located and detained Lepik in Simi Valley as she was entering a local pharmacy in an attempt […]

County to host job and career fair

County to host job and career fair

VENTURA, Calif. – The County of Ventura Human Resources Department will be hosting a job and career fair on Thursday, June 21, 2018. The event is open to the public and there is no charge for entrance or parking. The career fair will be held in the main courtyard of the Ventura County Government Center, […]

More than $1 Million in Scholarships Awarded by Ventura County Community Foundation

More than $1 Million in Scholarships Awarded by Ventura County Community Foundation

Hundreds of local students have been awarded a total of $1,165,750 in scholarships in the 2018 Ventura County Community Foundation (VCCF) scholarship program, which is now in its 25th year. The 352 scholarships are provided by scholarship funds established by a variety of donors whose generosity helps make a college education more affordable for deserving […]

Man Convicted of Felony Fleeing the Scene of an Accident and Concealing Evidence in Death of Jonathan Hernandez

Man Convicted of Felony Fleeing the Scene of an Accident and Concealing Evidence in Death of Jonathan Hernandez

VENTURA, California – District Attorney Gregory D. Totten announced today that after a three-day court trial, Judge Ryan Wright found Hermin Martin Trujillo Henderson (DOB 04/16/65), of Ventura, guilty of felony fleeing the scene of an accident involving death, and concealing evidence of a crime, a misdemeanor. On February 18, 2016, just before midnight, Henderson […]

Grand Jury finds Juvenile Offenders drop while Adult Detention Facility is Overcrowded

Grand Jury finds Juvenile Offenders drop while Adult Detention Facility is Overcrowded

The 2017-2018 Ventura County Grand Jury investigated the conditions and management of all the detention facilities in Ventura County. The Grand Jury concluded that due to a decrease in juvenile crime over several years, both the state- and county-run juvenile facilities have underutilized space, with hundreds of unfilled beds. The Grand Jury also concluded that […]

Ford Fund Awards $75,000 to VCCF To Help With Disaster Relief from Thomas Fire

Ford Fund Awards $75,000 to VCCF To Help With Disaster Relief from Thomas Fire

CAMARILLO, Calif. — The Ford Motor Company Fund recently granted $75,000 to the Ventura County Community Foundation Disaster Relief Fund to aid long-term Thomas Fire recovery efforts, and designated the funds to go to support two local organizations: Habitat for Humanity and the Ventura Boys & Girls Clubs. “The mission of Ford Motor Company Fund […]

Charges Filed in Stabbing Death of Camarillo Man

Charges Filed in Stabbing Death of Camarillo Man

VENTURA, California – District Attorney Gregory D. Totten announced that Bryn Spejcher (DOB 01/25/91), of Thousand Oaks, has been charged in Ventura County Superior Court case number 2018018798 with murder, and a special allegation that she personally used a knife, for the stabbing death of Chad O’Melia on May 28, 2018.  On May 31, 2018, […]

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