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Motorcycle down in the roadway on Foothill Road near Via Plaza–Ventura

Motorcycle down in the roadway on Foothill Road near Via Plaza–Ventura

Ventura Police patrol officers arrived at the scene and found Thomas Parker suffering from serious injuries.  During the investigation it was learned that Parker was riding his motorcycle westbound on Foothill Road when he drifted off of the right shoulder of the road, striking the curb.  He was ejected from the motorcycle.  Parker was transported […]

Fatal collision at Camino Del Sol and Rice Ave. in Oxnard

Fatal collision at Camino Del Sol and Rice Ave. in Oxnard

Shortly after six in the morning the Oxnard Police and emergency personnel responded to a call for assistance at the intersection of Camino Del Sol and Rice Avenue.  An injury traffic collision involved three vehicles. The preliminary investigation indicates that a Nissan Maxima was traveling southbound on Rice Avenue and both a Ford Escort and […]

Camarillo Police Department–30th Citizen’s Academy program open for enrollement

Camarillo Police Department–30th Citizen’s Academy program open for enrollement

On May 13, 2014, the Camarillo Police Department will begin its 30th Citizen’s Academy program. The Citizen Academy is a twelve-week course designed to give citizens an overview of the police department’s function and operational procedures.   There will be presentations by a superior court judge, K-9 officer, S.W.A.T. team members, bomb squad, narcotic officers, […]

Emergency personnel unable to save Oxnard resident

Emergency personnel unable to save Oxnard resident

Early this morning officers and emergency personnel were dispatched to the 400 block of North Hayes Avenue regarding a subject not breathing. When officers and EMS arrived they located the male subject. Despite emergency responders’ efforts to save the subject, he was pronounced deceased at the scene. The subject was a 40 year old Oxnard […]

Oxnard–Police apprehend robbery suspect

Oxnard–Police apprehend robbery suspect

Officers and detectives quickly arrived on scene and searched the area for the robbery suspect. Several witnesses provided valuable information to assist officers and detectives with the investigation. Investigators were able to obtain photographic and video evidence from the bank and surrounding businesses. A suspect was then identified and that information was broadcasted to patrol […]

Parolee attempts theft at Ventura High School

Parolee attempts theft at Ventura High School

The Ventura Police Department’s School Resource Officer assigned to Ventura High School was patrolling the campus on foot, tadalafil when he observed the suspect, mind later identified as Christopher Thoma, enter the school grounds through an unlocked gate.  The officer saw Thoma retrieve a student’s unlocked bicycle and start walking off of the campus towards […]

Oxnard–Police looking for leads in homicide

Oxnard–Police looking for leads in homicide

On January 26, 2014 at approximately 5:31PM, the Oxnard Police Department’s Emergency Communications Center received a call of a fight in the 100 block of South C Street, Oxnard.  Oxnard Police Officers and emergency medical personnel were dispatched.   When officers arrived, they located the unconscious victim, identified as Alexander Ysidro Flores Ramirez.  Ramirez was immediately […]

Ventura: Alert neighbor helps police catch suspect in burglary

Ventura: Alert neighbor helps police catch suspect in burglary

The Ventura Police Department’s Command Center received a 911 call from a witness reporting a burglary that just occurred to a residence in the 100 block of S. Seaward Ave.  The caller reported seeing a subject removing property from a neighbor’s residence and leave in a vehicle. Officers responding to the call saw the vehicle […]

Ventura Police Officers Association accepting applications for Dee Dowell Memorial Scholarship

Ventura Police Officers Association accepting applications for Dee Dowell Memorial Scholarship

The Ventura Police Officers Association (VPOA) is accepting applications for the 11th annual Dee Dowell Memorial Scholarship. The scholarships will be presented in June 2014 to honor Sergeant Darlon “Dee” Dowell, who was shot and killed on August 7, 1978. Sergeant Dowell is the only officer in Ventura’s history to die in the line of […]