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Moorpark/ Arrest of Stolen Vehicle and Burglary Suspect
10/21/2011 7:25:00 AM


Nature of Incident:

Arrest of Stolen Vehicle and Burglary Suspect

Report Number:

RB# 11-23328 / 11-23778 / 11-23785 / Simi Valley PD # 11-40578


200 Block of Everett Street, Moorpark

Date & Time:

October 19, 2011 / 9:45 A.M.

Unit Responsible:

Moorpark Special Enforcement Unit and Detective Unit

(S)uspects, (V)ictims, (W)itnesses (D)ecedent

City of Residence


(S) Raymond Hinojosa




On the morning of October 14, 2011, deputies responded to the 11000 Block of Elwin Lane in Moorpark regarding a stolen pick-up truck.  Deputies learned from the victim that his GMC pick-up truck was taken sometime during the previous night or earlier that morning.  On October 16, the victim saw his truck parked on the street in the area of Magnolia and Charles Street, in the City of Moorpark.  Patrol deputies and detectives responded and initiated an investigation.


During the course of their investigation, detectives discovered evidence indicating that (A) Raymond Hinojosa, 36 years old of Moorpark was responsible for stealing the pick-up truck.  On the morning of October 19, detectives from the Moorpark Special Enforcement Unit set out to locate Hinojosa as part of the investigation.  At around 9:45 A.M., Special Enforcement detectives saw Hinojosa walking in the area of the 200 Block of Charles Street.  Hinojosa attempted to flee from the detectives, but was arrested after being located in the rear of a neighboring yard.


During the arrest process, the detectives found that Hinojosa was in possession of several items of contraband, including weapons, drug paraphernalia and stolen property.  The stolen property was linked to an unreported residential burglary in the City of Moorpark and a vehicle burglary in the City of Simi Valley. 


Hinojosa was charged with multiple drug and weapons related offenses, along with auto theft and multiple counts of possessing stolen property.  He is being held at the Ventura County Main Jail in lieu of $80,000.00 bail.                


Deputy Preparing Media Release:

Detective Kevin Lynch

Media Release Date:


Follow-Up Contact:

Detective Gerardo Gomez  (805) 532-2715

Approved by:

Captain Ron Nelson