News Story


Moorpark Station: Carjacking Suspect Arrested
4/20/2015 2:52:00 PM


Nature of Incident:

Carjacking Suspect Arrested

Report Number:



Los Angeles Avenue & Moorpark Avenue, Moorpark CA. 93021

Date & Time:

03/21/2015 @ 11:30 PM

Unit(s) Responsible:

Moorpark Police Department, Sheriff's East County Major Crimes

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

City of Residence


(S) Jose Hilario Nunez




On March 21st 2015, at approximately 11:30 PM, Deputies from the Moorpark Police Department responded to the Alliance Gas Station at Los Angeles Avenue and Moorpark Avenue in reference to a report of a stolen vehicle.  When deputies arrived they contacted the victim and learned a carjacking had occurred.

During the subsequent investigation, detectives were able to identify the suspect as local Moorpark resident, (S) Jose Nunez.  Detectives were also able to recover evidence linking him to the crime.

On April 18th 2015, members of Moorpark's Special Enforcement Unit and deputies assigned to the Moorpark Station located Nunez in the area of Millard and Second Street in the City of Moorpark.  Deputies conducted a high risk traffic stop and took Nunez into custody without incident.  Nunez was booked for Carjacking at the East Valley Jail.  His bail was set at $100,000.00. Nunez will be arraigned on April 21st 2015 at 1:30 PM.

Prepared by:

Detective James Sullivan


News Release Date:



Media Follow-Up Contact:

Detective Sergeant Alan Hartkop (805-494-8218)


Approved by:

Captain Mike Hartmann



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).