Six Suspects arrested for Guns and Narcotics in Ventura

Ventura County Sheriff – Incident Press Release  

On May 16th 2018, Sheriff’s Gang Unit detectives with the assistance of the Sheriff’s PROS Unit, concluded their one month investigation into known gang member James Butler, who was believed to operate a narcotics sales ring and was believed to be in possession of firearms.

Detectives served a signed search warrant on Butler, his residence, and vehicles. Butler was found to have a loaded firearm along with methamphetamine and heroin believed to be packaged for sales.

Present at the residence were several subjects including several known gang members. Subjects included known gang member Jose Vela, who had an outstanding felony warrant for violation of his California Department of Corrections parole terms. Vela was arrested for the warrant and narcotics violations. Marie Snyder had an outstanding misdemeanor warrant and was also found to possess methamphetamine packaged for sales.  Snyder was arrested for the listed warrant and possession for sales of a controlled substance. Jose Hernandez, a known gang member, had an outstanding misdemeanor warrant for a narcotics related charge. Hernandez was arrested for the listed warrant and for being under the influence of a controlled substance. Joshua

Holt, a Serious Habitual Offender, currently on probation for narcotics related charges was arrested for being under the influence of a controlled substance. Ashley Barreto, a Serious Habitual offender, currently on probation for narcotics related charges was also arrested for being under the influence of a controlled substance.

All of the listed subjects including Butler were booked at the Main Jail. Butler remains in custody on $570,000 bail.

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