News Story


Thousand Oaks - Sexual Assault Suspect Arrested
7/1/2016 10:54:00 AM


Nature of Incident:

Sexual Assault Suspect Arrested

Report Number:



1300 Block of Newbury Road, Thousand Oaks

Date & Time:

June 12, 2016 @ 1:00 AM

Unit Responsible:

Thousand Oaks Police Department / East County Major Crimes

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

City of Residence


(S) William (Bill) Beliveau

(V) Adult Female

Thousand Oaks

Thousand Oaks






On June 12, 2016, at 1:00 AM, Thousand Oaks Police Officers responded to a report of a sexual assault in the 1300 block of Newbury Road in Thousand Oaks. 


A female adult reported she met William Beliveau at a substance abuse treatment program in Thousand Oaks.  Beliveau allowed the victim to stay with him at a local hotel, where he sexually assaulted her.


During the course of the investigation, two additional victims were identified and allege they were also sexually assaulted by Beliveau under similar circumstances.  These crimes date back to 2011.


On June 25, 2016, at about 5:00 PM, detectives assigned to the East County Major Crimes Unit arrested William Beliveau for sexual assault. Beliveau was booked into custody at the Ventura County Pre-Trial Detention Facility and his bail was set at $500,000.


Based on the investigation, detectives believe there may be additional victims who have not reported the crimes.  Anyone who has been a victim of William Beliveau or has additional information regarding this investigation is encouraged to contact Detective Jerin Widofsky at (805) 494-8224.  


Prepared by:

Detective Timothy Lohman


Media Release Date:

July 1, 2016


Media Follow-Up Contact:

Detective Timothy Lohman - (805) 947-8255



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).