News Story


Commercial Burglary
1/27/2016 8:12:00 AM


Nature of Incident:

Commercial Burglary


Report Number:

RB #16-0005784


Eggs and Potatoes

1103 Maricopa Highway/Ojai

Date & Time:

01/12/2016 0224 hours

Unit(s) Responsible:

Ojai Detectives


(S)uspects, (V)ictims, (Party), (D)ecedent

City of Residence


(S) Male


25-35 yrs


On 01/13/2016 at approximately 0224 hours, an unknown suspect burglarized a local Ojai restaurant called Eggs and Potatoes.  Video surveillance shows the suspect entering the business where he removed and carried out a small safe.  The safe is grey in color and it measures approximately 1 feet tall and 1 feet wide with a dial on its face.


No other property was taken.  The safe contained cash and several blank business checks.  Attached is one of the video surveillance clips showing the burglary suspect entering and exiting the business after he forced open the locked rear door. 


The Ventura County Sheriff's Office is requesting the public's assistance in possibly identifying the suspect and/or providing information regarding this crime.


If you have any information on this crime, please contact Detective Will Hollowell at (805) 947-8083.

Prepared by:

Detective Will Hollowell


News Release Date:



Media Follow-Up Contact:

Detective Will Hollowell 805-646-1414


Approved by:

Captain David Kenney



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).