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UPDATE: Oxnard: Car stolen that was related to the kidnapping of a four year old – recovered

UPDATE: Oxnard:  Car stolen that was related to the kidnapping of a four year old – recovered

The Oxnard Police Department located the 2003 Ford Mustang that was stolen at about 6 am this  morning and was related to the kidnapping of a four year old.  The vehicle was located in the area of Channel Islands Boulevard and Rose Avenue.  After a brief vehicle pursuit, here the vehicle stopped and the occupants […]

Major loss of control over the internet: U.S. government to relinquish oversight of Internet addresses

Major loss of control over the internet: U.S. government to relinquish oversight of Internet addresses

The U.S. Government puts this out in the Friday news dump: U.S. government to relinquish oversight of Internet addresses by John Hayward The U.S. government is going to surrender its oversight role over the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN) sometime in late 2015, according to an announcement on Friday evening.  ICANN is […]

Oxnard: Drivers sited for DUI and other violations at checkpoint

Oxnard: Drivers sited for DUI and other violations at checkpoint

Oxnard Police requests public assistance for information in a string of recent robberies

Oxnard Police requests public assistance for information in a string of recent robberies

In response to six recent armed robberies over the past several months at the 7-11 convenience store, located at 2201 East Channel Islands Boulevard, the Oxnard Police Department is requesting the community’s assistance regarding possible suspect information. We have detailed the incidents below and provided information on how the public can assist. The first robbery […]

Sjostrom of Simi Valley sentenced to ten years in state prison for embezzling $265,000 from account of deceased friend

Sjostrom of Simi Valley sentenced to ten years in state prison for embezzling $265,000 from account of deceased friend

VENTURA, California -District Attorney  Gregory D. Totten announced today that Judge Matthew Guasco sentenced Geoffrey Charles Sjostrom (DOB 09/25/1954) of Simi Valley, to ten years and four months in state prison. In December 2013, a jury convicted Sjostrom of 20 felony counts of grand theft, money laundering, forgery, perjury, and excessive taking enhancements. This case […]

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. […]