News Story


Suspect Arrested on Domestic Violence Related Charges
9/16/2015 7:10:00 PM


Nature of Incident:

Suspect Arrested on Domestic Violence Related Charges

Report Number:



13000 Blk., Deering Ln. Moorpark, CA. 93021

Date & Time:

September 15, 2015

Unit(s) Responsible:

Moorpark Police Department, Ventura County Sheriff's East County Major Crimes, Sheriff's Crime Scene Investigations Unit, Ventura County Fire Department, American Medical Response (AMR)


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

City of Residence


(S) Tarter, Brian

(V) Female







On September 15, 2015, at approximately 2:00 PM, a citizen notified deputies at the Moorpark Police station that a domestic violence incident occurred between (S) Tarter and his girlfriend.  The witness last saw the couple driving in the area of Los Angeles Ave. and Spring Rd. in the City of Moorpark.  The subsequent extensive search and investigation lead deputies to the 13000 block of Deering Lane where they were able to speak with the victim and establish that various crimes had occurred.  (S) Tarter was located inside the residence and was arrested without incident.  (S) Tarter was arrested on charges of kidnapping, making criminal threats, and domestic violence.  He was booked into the East County Jail Facility with a bail of $250,000.

Prepared by:

Detective Darin Yanover

News Release Date:

September 16, 2015

Media Follow-Up Contact:

Detective William Hutton @ 805-494-8223

Approved by:

Stephen Wade, Captain

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).