Moorpark/ Burglary arrest
11/4/2011 10:53:00 AM
Nature of Incident:
Moorpark High School, 4500 Tierra Rejada, Rd., Moorpark, CA 93021
Date & Time:
October 24, 2011 / 2:00 PM
Moorpark Special Enforcement Unit / School Resource Officer
(S)uspects, (V)ictims, (W)itnesses (D)ecedent
City of Residence
On October 24, 2011, Moorpark High School hosted a basketball tournament for local club teams. During the tournament, a group of five basketball players broke into a classroom and the student store. Several items were stolen during the burglary ranging from school apparel to electronic devices. The entire incident was captured on school surveillance video.
The Moorpark School Resource Officer began an investigation and was eventually able to identify five suspects. The five suspects were not from Moorpark, but attended a high school in Ventura County. On October 27, 2011, all five suspects were arrested and lodged into juvenile hall. Some of the stolen property was recovered and returned to Moorpark High School.
Deputy Preparing Media Release:
Sgt. J. Reilly
Media Release Date:
Deputy / Detective Starks (805) 299-1554
Captain Ron Nelson