News Story


Criminal Threats Arrest
3/30/2016 1:45:00 PM


Nature of Incident:

Criminal Threats Arrest

Report Number:



703 El Paseo Rd, Ojai, Ca 93023

Date & Time:

03/30/16 @ 1:45 PM

Unit(s) Responsible:

Ojai Police Department's Patrol and  Investigations Unit

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

City of Residence



Oak View



On 3-30-16, deputies from the Ojai Police Department responded to a call of threats at the Matilija Junior High School located in the City of Ojai.  Deputies were informed a student made threats to harm individuals at the school.  An immediate investigation into the threats was initiated by the Ojai Investigation Unit.  The student was shortly located and arrested without incident.  A search of the student's home was conducted and no firearms were located.  The investigation is still on-going, but the Ojai Police Department is confident there is no longer a safety issue at the school. 


The juvenile was booked at the Juvenile Justice Center for one count of California Penal Code Section 422, Criminal Threats.


Prepared by:

Sergeant  Mike Ferguson


News Release Date:



Media Follow-Up Contact:

Detective William Hollowell

(805) 947-8083



Approved by:

Captain Dave Kenney