News Story


Ojai/ Battery With Serious Bodily Injury
2/24/2012 8:27:00 AM


Nature of Incident:

Battery With Serious Bodily Injury

Report Number:



311 W. Ojai Avenue, Ojai

Date & Time:

02/23/12 @ 2:30 PM

Unit Responsible:

Ojai Detectives

(S)uspects, (V)ictims, (W)itnesses (D)ecedent

City of Residence


(S) Scott Wayne Doornbos

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On the morning of 2/23/12, Scott Doornbos brought his 5-year-old dog to a veterinarian in the City of Ojai. The dog died during treatment.  After being notified of the dog's death, Mr. Doornbos went to the animal hospital and confronted the veterinarian who treated the dog.  Mr. Doornbos battered the veterinarian causing significant injury. 


Mr. Doornbos later drove to the Ojai Police Department and turned himself in to Detectives. Mr. Doornbos was interviewed and arrested for 243 (d) PC Battery With Serious Bodily Injury, a felony.  He was booked at the Pre-Trial Detention Facility in Ventura and his bail was set at $20,000.


Deputy Preparing Media Release:

Sergeant Guy Moody

Media Release Date:

February 23, 2012

Follow-Up Contact:

Senior Deputy Ryan Clark (805) 646-1414

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).