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Grenade found in plastic bag on A Street in Oxnard

Grenade found in plastic bag on A Street in Oxnard

A suspicious device was found in the alley at 1041 N. A Street.  The item located was found to be a grenade that was in a plastic bag.  Approximately 15 people were evacuated for safety concerns.  No one was injured during the evacuation.  The Ventura County Sheriff’s Bomb Squad responded to assist with the investigation.  […]

Motorcyclist serverly injured in accident – Ventura

Motorcyclist serverly injured in accident – Ventura

The Ventura Police Department Command Center received several 9-1-1 calls regarding a vehicle versus motorcyclist traffic collision on Palma Dr at Market St. in the City of Ventura. Officers arrived on scene and located the traffic collision on Palma Dr south of Valentine Rd. This collision occurred between a Saab vehicle and a Suzuki motorcycle. […]

Ventura: Suspicious package investigated at Planned Parenthood

Ventura: Suspicious package investigated at Planned Parenthood

Officers responded to Planned Parenthood, prescription 5400 Ralston St., reference a call of a suspicious backpack found abandoned in the waiting room. Upon the arrival of the officers the building was immediately evacuated.  For additional safety reasons, employees in the neighboring businesses were instructed to remain inside.  Ralston St. was also closed to vehicle traffic.  […]

Three Simi Valley Youth earn their Eagle Scout Award

Three Simi Valley Youth earn their Eagle Scout Award

Brennen Horton, age 17, Stephen Horton, age 16, and Brian Busco, age 14, of Simi Valley Crew 9662 and Simi Valley Team 6662 have earned the highest advancement award the Boy Scouts of America offers to Scouts, the Eagle Scout Award. Brian, Stephen, and Brennen will be recognized in a special Court of Honor ceremony […]

Hotel clerk robbed at gun point in Oxnard

At approximately 5:44 a.m., officers from the Oxnard Police Department responded to a report of a robbery at the Ramada Inn. Officers contacted the clerk who confirmed the suspect forced his way into the business through a side door. The suspect threatened the clerk as a way to force the clerk to open the safe. […]

Welcome home Vietnam from Simi Valley for Memorial Weekend

Welcome home Vietnam from Simi Valley for Memorial Weekend

Veteran of the Year Announced, with fundraising efforts to bring The Mobile Vietnam Veterans Memorial Wall (AV WALL) Simi Valley, CA … Salute to Arms made the announcement the recipient of this year “Simi Valley Veteran of the Year- 2014” goes to Gene Hostetler.  Hostetler will be honored at the 9th annual Salute To Arms […]

Suspect arrested after fleeing police and driving while intoxicated

Investigators from the Oxnard Police Department were in the 100 block of South Rose Avenue when they observed a subject running from a business to his vehicle. The investigators saw that the subject was carrying two packs of beer. The investigators believed that the subject committed a crime and attempted to conduct an enforcement stop […]

Sign up for VC Alerts: an emergency notification system

Sign up for VC Alerts: an emergency notification system

From the Ventura County Sheriff’s Office: VC Alert is an emergency notification system that may be used to deliver outbound messages in the event of an emergency. The system employs a combination of database and mapping technologies to allow emergency responders to pinpoint a specific geographic area and deliver the appropriate message to residents in […]

Oxnard: Operation Safer and Stronger does work, arrest made

Oxnard: Operation Safer and Stronger does work, arrest made

On 3/13/14 at 3:50 a.m., officers from the Oxnard Police Department were dispatched to the 3000 block of Circle Drive to investigate a suspicious vehicle. The witness advised them that a white Chevrolet Blazer was circling the area and then parked. The witness was able to provide a license plate number as well as a […]

Oxnard: Police will be conducting a DUI/Driver’s license checkpoint on Saturday, March 15, 2014

Oxnard: Police will be conducting a DUI/Driver’s license checkpoint on Saturday, March 15, 2014

The Oxnard Police Department Traffic Unit will be conducting a DUI/Driver’s License Checkpoint on Saturday, March 15, 2014 at an undisclosed location within the city limits between the hours of 8:00 p.m. to 3:00 a.m. Officers will be looking for signs of alcohol and/or drug impairment with officers checking drivers for proper licensing delaying motorists […]