News Story


Sexual Assault Suspect Arrested
7/29/2015 5:35:00 PM


Nature of Incident:

Sexual Assault Suspect Arrested

Report Number:



Janss Market Place 275 N Moorpark Road Thousand Oaks, Ca

Date & Time:

July 29, 2015 / 2:10 A.M.

Unit Responsible:

Thousand Oaks Police Patrol Services / Sexual Assault Unit

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

City of Residence


(V) Female

(S) Erik Ancelmo Lopez Ramos


Thousand Oaks

Thousand Oaks





On July 29, 2015, at approximately 2:10 a.m., an adult female was walking through the Janss Market Place when she was assaulted by a male suspect.


(S) Erik Ramos knocked the victim to the ground and sexually assaulted her.  The victim was able to fight off Ramos and scream for help.  Thousand Oaks Police officers were on an unrelated call when they heard the victim's screams. Officers located the victim and Ramos.  Ramos fled on foot, but was located a short distance away and arrested.  The victim suffered non-life threatening injuries.   


Ramos was booked at the Pre-Trial Detention Facility for a variety of sexual assault charges, including attempt rape.  Ramos is being held on $100,000.00 bail.


The Thousand Oaks Police Department encourages citizens to take extra precautions when walking alone, especially during the hours of darkness. 


Prepared by:

Detective Timothy Lohman


Media Release Date:

July 29, 2015


Media Follow-Up Contact:

Detective Timothy Lohman (805) 947 8255 /


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).