News Story


Follow up to Camarillo Stabbing News Story
9/1/2015 10:45:00 AM


Nature of Incident:

Follow up to Camarillo Stabbing News Story

Report Number:



1505 Flynn Road, Camarillo, CA 93012

Date & Time:

09/01/2015 @ 01:00 AM

Unit(s) Responsible:

Camarillo Police Department

Ventura County Sheriff's Major Crimes Bureau


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

City of Residence


(S) Tyler James Ostertag    

(V) Juvenile                                                                                                                                                           








On September 1, 2015, the juvenile stabbing victim died at the Ventura County Medical Center as a result of the injuries he received during the altercation at the Taco Bell on Flynn Road.  Major Crimes Detectives working with the Camarillo Special Enforcement Unit and the Special Crimes Unit continued working the case throughout the night.  Several leads were followed up on and witnesses were interviewed. 


During the investigation, Tyler James Ostertag was identified as the suspect in this case.  Detectives were able to locate Ostertag at a motel in Riverside.  Ostertag was arrested and booked into the Pre-Trial Detention Facility for murder.  His bail has been set at $1,000,000.00.  Detectives are still actively reviewing evidence and speaking with witnesses to determine the motive for the altercation.  At this time, there is no indication this was a gang related incident.        




Prepared by:

Captain John Reilly


News Release Date:



Media Follow-Up Contact:

Senior Deputy Jason Stephens (805) 415-5814

Sgt. Ian Laughlin (805) 797-7127



Approved by:

Captain Randy Downard



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).