News Story


Bank Robber Arrested
3/25/2015 4:47:00 AM


Nature of Incident:

Bank Robbery Arrest

Report Number:




410 N. Ventura Avenue, Oak View

Date & Time:

January 30, 2015 @ 4:15 p.m.

Unit(s) Responsible:

Sheriff's Major Crimes Bureau, Sheriff's Gang Unit

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

City of Residence


(S) Juan Barbosa




On 01-30-2015, Sheriff's Deputies responded to a bank robbery that had occurred at Rabobank in Oak View.  The bank teller reported one male suspect entered the bank and used a note to demand money.  The suspect was given an undisclosed amount of cash.  The suspect left the bank on a black BMX type bicycle and was last seen riding into the Larmier residential area. 


Bank surveillance cameras captured the suspect on video and assisted investigators with identifying the suspect.  The suspect was identified as Juan Barbosa from Ventura. 


On 02-20-2015, members of the Sheriff's Gang Unit and the Major Crimes Bureau served a search warrant at Barbosa's residence.  Barbosa was arrested for firearm and drug related offenses.  Barbosa remained in custody at the Pre-Trial Detention Facility.   


On 03-20-2015, investigators arrested Barbosa at the jail for the bank robbery. 


Prepared by:

Detective Steven Jenkins


News Release Date:



Media Follow-Up Contact:

Detective Steven Jenkins 805-384-4745



Approved by:

Captain Melissa Smith



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).