Thousand Oaks | Illegal Firearms and Narcotics Arrest

Ventura County Sheriff – Incident Press Release 

During the month of July, Detectives with the Thousand Oaks Police Department’s Special Enforcement Unit conducted an investigation into the illegal transfer of firearms occurring in the City of Thousand Oaks. During the course of the investigation, detectives determined evidence of the illegal firearms transfer would be located in a residence in the 200 block of Windsong Street in the City of Thousand Oaks, and obtained a search warrant to search the residence.

August 9, 2018, Detectives with the Thousand Oaks Special Enforcement Unit, Directed Enforcement Unit and East County Investigations Unit served the search warrant. During the service, they contacted Evan Brodsky and Jason Wilson outside the residence. During a search of the residence, detectives located evidence of the illegal firearms transfer, and also located eight handguns, three AR-15 rifles, 2 shotguns, multiple high capacity magazines and approximately 2600 round of ammunition. Detectives determined Brodsky was prohibited from possessing firearms and ammunition and arrested Brodsky for PC 29800(a)(1) – Prohibited Person in Possession of a Firearm; PC 30305(a)(1) – Prohibited Person in Possession of Ammunition; and PC 32310(a) – Possession of a Large Capacity Magazine. Detectives booked Brodsky into the Main Jail for the violations. Brodsky was released from custody on $50,000 bail.

Detectives contacted Wilson and determined he was under the influence of a controlled substance. Detectives also searched property belonging to Wilson, and located approximately 15 grams of heroin, methamphetamine, narcotic paraphernalia and a switch-blade knife.

Detectives also seized a large amount of U.S. currency that they believed was  narcotics proceeds. Wilson was arrested for 11351 HS – Possession of a Controlled Substance for Sales, 11352(a) HS – Sales of a Controlled Substance, and several misdemeanor charges.  Wilson   was booked into the Main Jail for the violations, where he was released on $105,000 bail.


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