News Story


Narcotics Arrest
6/22/2017 5:00:00 PM


Nature of Incident:

Narcotics Arrest

Report Number:



700 Block of Akron Avenue, Ventura

Date & Time:

06/21/2017 @ 1325 Hrs.

Unit(s) Responsible:

Ventura County Sheriff's West County Street Narcotics Team


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

City of Residence


(S) Michael Mohammed Sabzevar




On 06/21/2017, Detectives from the Ventura County Sheriff's West County Street Narcotics Team concluded a month long narcotic investigation into Michael Sabzevar by executing a search warrant at his residence in the 700 block of Akron Avenue in the City of Ventura.


Detectives detained Sabzevar at his residence while executing the search warrant. A search of Sabzevar's residence by detectives led to the seizure of approximately 7 ounces of heroin, and 2 ounces methamphetamine, packaged for sale. An amount of currency deemed to be proceeds of narcotic sales as well as paraphernalia indicative of illegal narcotic sales were also seized. 


Sabzevar was booked at the Ventura County Main Jail on narcotics violations. His bail was set at $250,000. He is currently in custody pending bail or arraignment which is scheduled for 06/23/2017 at 1:30 PM.


The West County Street Narcotics Team is comprised of narcotic detectives from the Ventura County Sheriff's Office and the Oxnard Police Department.


Prepared by:

Sergeant Guy Moody


News Release Date:



Media Follow-Up Contact:

Detective Steve Hanie, 805-383-8727.



Approved by:

Captain Robert Thomas



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).