News Story


Thousand Oaks - Investigators Arrest Attempt Murder Suspect in Venice
1/23/2015 10:53:00 PM


Nature of Incident:

Attempted Murder Arrest

Report Number:



Premier Inn 2434 W. Hillcrest Drive, Newbury Park

Date & Time:

January 23, 2015 / 1300 Hours

Unit Responsible:

Thousand Oaks Police Department, Sheriff's Major Crimes Bureau, and Thousand Oaks Special Enforcement Unit

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

City of Residence


(V) Female

(S) Hans Abraham Goodlein







On January 23, 2015, Victim and Hans Goodlein were staying at the 'Premier Inn' at 2434 W. Hillcrest Drive in the city of Thousand Oaks when they were involved in a domestic disturbance.  During the disturbance, Goodlein wrapped a cord around the victim's neck and almost choked her to death.  The victim became unconscious.  The victim woke up and called 911.  The victim was transported to a local hospital for treatment. Goodlein fled before police arrived.


Goodlein was located in the Venice area of Los Angeles where he was taken into custody without incident by the Thousand Oaks Police Special Enforcement Unit.  Goodlein was transported and booked into the Ventura County Jail.


The victim is expected to survive.



Prepared by:

Sgt. Anthony Aguirre


Media Release Date:

January 23, 2015


Media Follow-Up Contact:

Sgt. Anthony Aguirre /

(805) 384-4730



Approved by:

Captain Chris Dunn



Ventura County Crime Stoppers will pay up to $1,000 reward for information, which leads to the arrest and criminal complaint against the person(s) responsible for this crime.  The caller may remain anonymous.  The call is not recorded.  Call Crime Stoppers at 800-222-TIPS (8477).