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Help Ojai Detectives Identify Grand Theft Suspect
3/25/2015 11:20:00 PM


Nature of Incident:

Ojai Detectives are seeking help in identifying a grand theft suspect.

Report Number:



Ojai Athletic Club

Date & Time:

March 22, 2015 @ 1:30 PM ' 2:00 PM

Unit(s) Responsible:

Ojai Police Department Detective Bureau

(S)uspects, (V)ictims, (Party), (D)ecedent

City of Residence



(S) Unknown








The Ojai Police Department is seeking the public's assistance in identifying a grand theft suspect. On 3/22/15, an unknown suspect took the victim's bicycle (valued at $3,200) from a bicycle rack that was mounted to his vehicle.  The vehicle was parked in the parking lot of the Ojai Athletic Club located 409 Fox St, Ojai, CA.  The bicycle is described as follows:


The bicycle is all glossy black "Niner", "Air 9", carbon fiber, hard tail mountain bike with white lettering, front shocks, 1x11 gearing, 29 inch wheels with "Stan's Wheels" and "Racing Ralphs" tires (no serial number).


Please view the attached surveillance video and photographs of the suspect. In this video, the suspect is seen just prior to the theft riding his skateboard through the parking lot. If anyone has any information or knowledge regarding the identity of this suspect please contact Det. Hollowell at the Ojai Police Department (805) 646-1414.


Prepared by:

Sergeant Kevin Donoghue #2735


News Release Date:

March 25, 2015


Media Follow-Up Contact:

Det. Will Hollowell (805) 646-1414



Approved by:

Captain Garo Kuredjian #3051



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).