News Story


Residential Burglary of Firearms / Public's Help Needed
10/20/2015 8:15:00 PM


Nature of Incident:

Residential Burglary of Firearms

Report Number:



17000 Block of South Mountain Road

Date & Time:

October 18, 2015  6:45 P.M.

Unit(s) Responsible:

Fillmore Investigations

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

City of Residence



Unincorporated Santa Paula




On October 18, 2015, a homeowner discovered their home was burglarized in the 17000 block of South Mountain Road in unincorporated area of Santa Paula.  Burglars broke into the home and stole the victim's collection of antique firearms.  Many of the 20 plus firearms stolen are rare collectables dating back to the mid 1800's.    


Sheriff's Detectives are seeking the public's assistance with the investigation.  Please contact the Sheriff's Office Fillmore Station with any information regarding the crime or anyone attempting to sell antique firearms.   


Prepared by:


Detective John Fox



News Release Date:


October 19, 2015



Media Follow-Up Contact:


Detective John Fox (805) 524-2233



Approved by:


Captain Dave Wareham



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).