News Story


Ojai - Identify Persons of Interest in Purse Theft
5/31/2017 1:27:00 PM


Nature of Incident:

Persons of Interest

Report Number:



Target Store ' Oxnard, Ca.

Date & Time:

Between 04/24/17 and 05/10/17

Unit(s) Responsible:

Ojai Patrol and Ojai Station Detectives

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

City of Residence






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 victim's credit card was used to purchase Target gift cards, which were subsequently used by the unknown subjects shown in the attached pictures and videos.  Ojai Police is asking for the public's assistance in identifying the persons of interest shown and/or providing information to assist in resolving this crime. 

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Prepared by:

Detective Andrea Regan


Media Release Date:



Follow-Up Contact:

Detective Regan 805-477-7038


Approved by:

Captain J. Fryhoff