News Story

 

Narcotic Search Warrant - 9 Arrested
1/29/2016 9:48:00 PM

 

Nature of Incident:

Narcotic Search Warrant ' 9 arrested.

Report Number:

160013901 (Ventura County Sheriff's Office)

16009243/16009244 (Oxnard Police Department)

 

Location:

2000 Block Curran Street, City of Oxnard

Date & Time:

January 28, 2016  5:00 AM

Unit(s) Responsible:

Ventura County Narcotics Task Force, West County Street Team, Ventura County Combined Agency Task Force, Oxnard Police Department, Santa Paula Police Department

 

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

City of Residence

Age

Jeremy Dimos

Tomamalo Saipale

Ryan Tepezano

Travis Norton

Delia Coronado

John Flores

Veronica Pulido

Desiree Ayala

Luis Chavez

Oxnard

Oxnard

Oxnard

Oxnard

Oxnard

Oxnard

Oxnard

Camarillo

Santa Paula

40

35

36

31

36

47

33

32

34

 

Narrative:

 

The Oxnard Police Department and the Ventura County Narcotics Task Force received information of suspected narcotic sales occurring at two residences in the 2000 block of Curran Street in the City of Oxnard.  Detectives conducted an investigation, obtained search warrants for the locations and arrested nine people for narcotics related offenses.

 

On January 28, 2015 at about 5:00 AM, detectives from the Ventura County Narcotics Task Force and members of the Oxnard Police Department's Special Weapons and Tactics Team (SWAT) served search warrants at two residences next door to one another in the 2000 block of Curran Street in the City of Oxnard. 

 

At the first location, evidence of narcotics sales and use was located.  The residence was being used as a place to use and sell narcotics.  Jeremy Dimos was arrested for maintaining a place for narcotics use and/or sales and being under the influence of a controlled substance. 

 

At the second location, evidence of narcotics sales, narcotics use, two firearms, and eight people suspected of being under the influence of a controlled substance were located.  This residence was also being used as a place to use and sell narcotics.  Dozens of used hypodermic needles and other instruments of narcotic use and packaging were located throughout the residence.  The following people were arrested from the second location:

 

-Tomamalo Saipale:  Arrested for maintaining a place for drug use and/or sales, bringing a controlled substance into a custodial facility, under the influence of a controlled substance, possession of a controlled substance, possession of narcotics paraphernalia, felon in possession of a firearm, felon in possession of ammunition, and a parole violation.

 

-Ryan Tepezano:  Arrested for maintaining a place for drug use and/or sales, under the influence of a controlled substance, possession of a controlled substance, possession of narcotics paraphernalia, and felon in possession of a firearm.

 

-Travis Norton:  Arrested for under the influence of a controlled substance and a parole violation.

 

-Delia Coronado:  Arrested for being under the influence of a controlled substance.

 

-John Flores:  Arrested for being under the influence of a controlled substance.

 

-Veronica Pulido:  Arrested for being under the influence of a controlled substance.

 

Desiree Ayala:  Arrested for being under the influence of a controlled substance.

 

While detectives were at one of the residences, Luis Chavez arrived with money to purchase a controlled substance.  Chavez was arrested for visiting a place where controlled substances are being used, being under the influence of a controlled substance, possession of narcotics paraphernalia, and a parole violation.

 

The West County Street Team is made up of Sheriff's Office, Santa Paula Police Department, and the Oxnard Police Department detectives working cooperatively in the investigation of narcotics offenses occurring in the western portion of Ventura County.

 

 

Prepared by:

Sergeant J. Hendren

 

Media Release Date:

January 29, 2016

 

Follow-Up Contact:

Detective James Langford

805-383-8700

 

 

Approved by:

Captain Rothschiller

 






 

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).

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