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Arrest of Stabbing Suspect For Assault With A Deadly Weapon & Criminal Threats
6/12/2015 8:35:00 AM


Nature of Incident:

Arrest of Stabbing Suspect For Assault With A Deadly Weapon & Criminal Threats


Report Number:



1200 Block of Avenida De Los Arboles

Date & Time:

June 10, 2015 @ 5:30AM

Unit Responsible:

East County Major Crimes / Thousand Oaks Special Enforcement Detail / Directed Enforcement Team

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

City of Residence


(S) Garcia, Anthony



Thousand Oaks, CA.





On June 10, 2015, at about 7:25 a.m., Thousand Oaks deputies responded to Los Robles Hospital Emergency Room regarding a stabbing victim.  The victim reported at around 5:30 a.m. he was asleep in the backyard of his residence.  The suspect, Anthony Garcia, confronted him regarding the theft of his cell phone.  The victim denied the theft and Garcia threatened to kill him.  Following the threat, Garcia stabbed the victim multiple times and fled the scene.  The victim sustained non-life-threatening injuries and was ultimately discharged from the hospital.   


On June 11, 2015, Garcia was arrested in Thousand Oaks on charges of assault with a deadly weapon and criminal threats.  He was booked at the Ventura County Sheriff's Pre-Trial Detention Facility and his bail was set at $60,000.00 dollars.  The suspect is scheduled to appear in Ventura County Superior Court on Monday, June 15, 2015, for his arraignment.   



Prepared by:

Detective Billy Hutton #3438


Media Release Date:

June 11, 2015


Media Follow-Up Contact:

Detective Billy Hutton #3438, (805) 947-8113,



Approved by:

Captain Jim Fryhoff



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).