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Santa Paula Robbery Suspect Arrested After Traffic Stop in Fillmore

Santa Paula Robbery Suspect Arrested After Traffic Stop in Fillmore

Ventura County Sheriff – Incident Press Release On 07/27/2017, a traffic stop by Fillmore patrol deputies resulted in the arrest of two subjects, including one for two robberies that occurred in Santa Paula. On 07/27/2017, deputies conducted a traffic stop on a vehicle for a vehicle code violation in the 200 block of Rhodes Court in the […]

Simi Valley: Thieves Target Catalytic Converters on Honda Accords and Odysseys

Simi Valley: Thieves Target Catalytic Converters on Honda Accords and Odysseys

The Simi Valley Police Department would like to warn the public of catalytic converter thefts from 2000-2003 Honda Accords and Odysseys. Other area cities have also reported thefts of catalytic converters from similar vehicles.  These particular cars and vans are targeted because of the precious metals contained in the converters (Platinum, Rhodium and Palladium). Thieves […]

Distracted Driving Enforcement Effort Yields 38 Citations in Simi Valley

Distracted Driving Enforcement Effort Yields 38 Citations in Simi Valley

On July 26, 2017, the Simi Valley Police Department Traffic Bureau conducted a Distracted Driving Enforcement Effort with grant funds from the California Office of Traffic Safety. Five Police Officers and one Police Sergeant were deployed throughout the city looking for drivers who were violating the law by talking, texting or holding their portable electronic […]

Simi Valley Police Detectives make Extortion arrest

Simi Valley Police Detectives make Extortion arrest

Simi Valley Police Department – Incident Press Release On July 26, 2017, Simi Valley Police Detectives served a search warrant at the residence of Alex Scott Roberts (21 yrs) in the City of Simi Valley. This was in connection with an investigation related to extorting numerous victims for nude photographs. This was accomplished by making threats […]

Newly Formed Simi Valley Interfaith Community Council brings together many faiths in a mission to serve

Newly Formed Simi Valley Interfaith Community Council brings together many faiths in a mission to serve

A new group recently formed in the community of Simi Valley is bringing the faith community together with a mission to serve.   The council was created to develop and carry out non profit activities and community service that demonstrate a common mutual respect and support for all faiths, while assisting those seeking a more spiritual […]

Simi Valley Man faces 11 Years for Inflicting Corporal Injury on Spouse and Child Endangerment

Simi Valley Man faces 11 Years for Inflicting Corporal Injury on Spouse and Child Endangerment

Jeffrey Michael Lindquist (DOB 05/04/1971), of Simi Valley, guilty of inflicting corporal injury on his spouse, dissuading a witness from reporting a crime, and child endangerment.  The jury also found true the special allegation that Lindquist personally inflicted great bodily injury upon his spouse. On March 28, 2015, at approximately 12:00 a.m., officers of the […]

Moorpark College Awarded $250,000 CCC Maker Grant

Moorpark College Awarded $250,000 CCC Maker Grant

Moorpark College is one of 24 community colleges awarded a total of $6 million in CCC Maker Implementation Grants from the California Community Colleges Chancellor’s Office to develop makerspace communities, student internships and various programs.  Moorpark College will receive $250,000 this year, renewable for a second year in the same amount.  CCC Maker is one […]

Simi Valley Homeowner walks in on Burglary

Simi Valley Homeowner walks in on Burglary

Simi Valley Police Department – Incident Press Release . On July 22, 2017 at 5:30 AM, Simi Valley Police Department Communications Bureau received a call from a resident who interrupted a burglary in her home in the 1700 Block of Sinaloa Road. When detected, the suspect fled from the location. Responding patrol personnel established a perimeter […]

Ex-employee of Simi Valley Community Foundation pleads guilty to grand theft and forgery

Ex-employee of Simi Valley Community Foundation pleads guilty to grand theft and forgery

Joanne Abruzzese (DOB 3/14/58), of Simi Valley, was sentenced after pleading guilty to two felony counts, including grand theft and forgery. Abruzzese was employed by the Simi Valley Community Foundation from 2012 until April 2016, and was its executive director during the last two years of her employment. The Simi Valley Community Foundation provides charitable […]

Suspicious Vehicle Call Leads to Pursuit in Simi Valley

Suspicious Vehicle Call Leads to Pursuit in Simi Valley

Simi Valley Police Department – Incident Press Release  . In the early morning hours of Wednesday morning officers were dispatched to investigate a suspicious vehicle parked in the 3800 block of Lucas Court. As the first officer arrived on scene the driver of the vehicle, a dark Jeep Cherokee, accelerated toward the officer’s vehicle. As the […]