News Story


Moorpark/ Deputy Involved Shooting
1/30/2012 7:37:00 AM


Nature of Incident:

Deputy Involved Shooting

Report Number:

RB# 12-2089


10700 block Citrus Drive, Moorpark

Date & Time:

01/27/2012 @ 02:00 P.M.

Unit Responsible:

Sheriff's Major Crimes








On 01-27-2012 at approximately 1400 hours, deputies were dispatched to the 10700 block of Citrus Drive regarding an armed subject creating a disturbance.  While enroute, deputies were advised that the disturbing party, a male adult, was armed with a gun.  Upon arrival, the disturbing party confronted two detectives who responded to the scene.  The disturbing party, who was now armed with a machete, aggressively advanced towards the detectives.  The detectives, fearing for their life, shot the disturbing party.  Ventura County Fire and an ambulance were summoned, and the disturbing party was pronounced dead at the scene.


No deputies or other persons were injured during this incident.



Deputy Preparing Media Release:

Sergeant James Fryhoff

Media Release Date:


Follow-Up Contact:

Sergeant Steve Rhods 805-477-7000

Approved by:

Captain Brent Kerr