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Church Burglaries / Public's Assistance Requested
10/23/2015 8:10:00 AM


Nature of Incident:

Church Burglaries / Public's Assistance Requested

Report Number:

152050582 / 152054455 / 152054456


1200 block of La Venta Drive / 900 block of Rancho Conejo Boulevard /

1200 block of Las Posas Road


Date & Time:

10-11-15 @ 11:00PM / 10-18-15 / 10-19-15 @ 4:40 AM

Unit Responsible:

Thousand Oaks  Police Investigations Bureau

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

City of Residence


(S) White male, blond/light brown hair,

5'8'-6'0', 180-200lbs, med-stocky build





Recently the Thousand Oaks Police Department has seen an increase in burglaries occurring at religious centers and churches.  The unknown suspect shown in the attached photograph is connected to at least three of these burglaries occurring within Ventura County.  These burglaries have resulted in the loss of property and several hundred dollars worth of damage to the structures.  The suspect is believed to be a white male, mid to late twenties, 5'8'- 6'0', blond or light brown hair and a medium to stocky build.  The suspect is also believed to be associated with a full size pickup truck similar to a Chevy Silverado. 


The Thousand Oaks Police Department is seeking the public's assistance in identifying the pictured suspect.  Any information can be directed to Detective Michelle Kristol at (805)494-8211 or Detective Andja Marco at (805)494-8227.


Prepared by:

Detective Michelle Kristol  #3285


Media Release Date:

October 23, 2015


Media Follow-Up Contact:

Detective Michelle Kristol     (805) 947-8281



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).