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Series of Arson Fires in Ventura

Series of Arson Fires in Ventura

Just before 5am this morning, January 11th, in the midtown of Ventura, a series of fires were started in vehicles and trash areas, spanning several blocks. The first fire was reported in an alley in the 1900 block of East Main St. consuming a trash receptacle, a motorcycle, and a vehicle. The fire posed an […]

Transient arrested: Suspected of brush fire in Rincon Area

Transient arrested: Suspected of brush fire in Rincon Area

Ventura County Sheriff – Incident Press Release On 09/09/17, at about 1:33 p.m., Ventura County Fire requested the assists of the Sheriff’s Air Unit for a brush fire in the area of San Miguelito Road (Rincon Area). When Air Unit 6 arrived they saw a subject in the area of the brush fire. The subject was detained […]

Ventura: Owner of Tipp’s Thai Cuisine taken into Custody as Suspect in Arson Fire

Ventura: Owner of Tipp’s Thai Cuisine taken into Custody as Suspect in Arson Fire

On 4/17/17 at about 10:08 PM, Ventura City Fire responded to a structure fire in the 500 block of E. Main St. (see attached press release sent out on 4/18/17). The following day, Ventura City Fire Arson investigators determined the fire was intentionally set and the origin was 516 E. Main St. (The Odd Fellows […]

Arson Suspect arrested in Ventura

Arson Suspect arrested in Ventura

Ventura Police Department – Incident Press Release On March 11th between the hours of 12:21 AM and 3:24 AM Ventura City Fire personnel along with Ventura patrol officers responded to numerous fires throughout the city.  The fires started in the area of Shenandoah Street and Portola Road at 0021 hours.  At 0145 hours, Ventura city fire […]

Ventura FD put out Series of Arson Fires

Ventura FD put out Series of Arson Fires

On January 31st at 1:46 AM,  Ventura City firefighters responded to a report of a boat fire in the Ventura Harbor. Upon arrival responding crews found a 50 foot commercial fishing boat 6 feet off the ground in dry-dock fully involved in. Fire suppression efforts initially concentrated on protecting an adjacent building and boat from […]

Suspect Under Arrest in Santa Paula Arson

Suspect Under Arrest in Santa Paula Arson

On Friday, December 23, 2016 at approximately 2:10pm, officers of the Santa Paula Police Department responded to the area of 12th and Santa Paula Street regarding a fire. Upon arrival, a bush and palm tree were on fire. Witnesses in the area advised the suspect who lit the fire fled east on Santa Paula Street. […]

Vagrant arrested for setting fires in Ventura River Bottom

Vagrant arrested for setting fires in Ventura River Bottom

On September 24th at 1:41 PM Ventura Police officers responded to assist Ventura City Fire personnel on scene of a fire incident near the Ventura River Bottom and Main St.  Fire personnel were investigating a report of smoke seen coming from the river bottom, when witnesses reported to them that a subject, later identified as […]

Besieged Berkeley chancellor’s home gets $700,000 protective fence

Besieged Berkeley chancellor’s home gets $700,000 protective fence

. Twenty-four years after police killed a protester who had broken into the on-campus home of UC Berkeley’s chancellor and seven years after anarchists tried to burn the home down with the chancellor and his wife inside, the building now has a $700,000 fence surrounding it. Some students and alumni were critical, saying it sends […]

Oxnard PD arrest suspect in March arson case

Oxnard PD arrest suspect in March arson case

Behind the Oregon Standoff

Behind the Oregon Standoff

By  William F. Jasper, Thursday, 11 February 2016 On January 4, Oregon rancher Dwight Hammond and his son Steven began their second prison sentence, entering the Federal Correctional Institution, Terminal Island, a low-security prison in Los Angeles Harbor. They were prosecuted as “terrorists” under the federal Antiterrorism and Effective Death Penalty Act of 1996 for controlled […]

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