News Story


Narcotics Detectives Arrest Suspects for Illegal Marijuana Cultivation in Ojai Area
8/6/2014 7:00:00 PM


Nature of Incident:

Illegal Marijuana Cultivation Arrests

Report Number:



100 Block of Monterey St, Ojai

Date & Time:

July 18, 2014, 1130 hours

Unit(s) Responsible:

Ventura County Narcotics Bureau, West County Street Team, Santa Paula Police Department


(S)uspects, (V)ictims, (P)arty, (D)ecedent

City of Residence


Barry Lee Case

Barry Niel Case







Acting on a tip, narcotics investigators discovered an illegal marijuana cultivation.


In July 2014, narcotics investigators received information of a possible marijuana cultivation on Monterey St, in the unincorporated area of Ojai known as Mira Monte.  Detectives drove to this area and were able to see several marijuana plants in the backyard of a residence.


On July 18, 2014, a Search Warrant was served at the house.  Investigators located 99 marijuana plants, 6'- 8' tall. The search of the residence revealed 6.6 pounds of processed marijuana, over $7,000.00 in cash, and two guns. 


The occupants of the residence, Barry Lee Case, and his son, Barry Niel Case, were arrested for possession of marijuana for sale and cultivation of marijuana.  Both were booked into the Sheriff's Main Jail


Prepared by:

Sgt Mike Horne


Media Release Date:

August 6, 2014


Follow-Up Contact:

Captain Don Aguilar




Approved by:

Captain M. Franke