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Ojai - Attempt to Identify Burglary Suspect
5/30/2017 4:35:00 PM


Nature of Incident:

Burglary from a Vehicle ' Identity Theft  / Attempt to Identify

Report Number:

RB# 17-58435


Casitas Vista Road / Highway 33 Overpass, Ventura CA

Date & Time:

On 04/23/17 3:30-5:30 PM  

Unit(s) Responsible:

Ojai Patrol and Ojai Station Detectives

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

City of Residence

(S) Unknown




On 04/23/2017, between 3:30 and 5:30 PM, an unknown suspect smashed the window of the victim's vehicle, and stole several personal belongings.  Among the items taken were the victim's credit cards and bank check book. The attached video is a portion of the surveillance video, capturing a suspect that used the victim's bank cards and checks at local Target & Walmart stores. There have been addition vehicle burglaries and victims recently at the same location.

Ojai Police is asking for the public's assistance in identifying the suspect and/or providing information to assist in resolving this crime.  

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Prepared by:

Detective A. Regan


Media Release Date:



Follow-Up Contact:

Detective A. Regan 805-477-7038


Approved by:

Captain Jim Fryhoff


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).