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Sheriff's Investigators Seek Help in Camarillo Carjacking Case
4/12/2012 7:45:00 PM


Nature of Incident:

Carjacking / 215 PC


Report Number:




400 Block of Carmen Road, Camarillo, CA


Date & Time:

4/9/12 @ 1140 hours


Unit Responsible:

Ventura County Sheriff's Major Crimes


(S)uspects, Victim(s)

City of Residence



Suspect:  Hispanic male, medium build, short dark hair, between 5'10'-6'-0' tall


Victim:  Elderly Female







On 4/9/12, a carjacking occurred in the city of Camarillo.  The suspect used a knife to force the victim out of the vehicle.  The suspect was unable to drive the vehicle away and fled on foot.   The victim, an elderly female, received minor injuries and was treated and released at the scene.  The suspect is still outstanding and the Ventura County Sheriff's Major Crime's unit is asking for the public's assistance in identifying the suspect.


The suspect is described as a Hispanic male in his early 40's, thin to medium build, with short brown hair, between 5'10'-6'0' tall.  The suspect did not have any facial hair.  A newer dark blue, 4-door, KIA is related to this crime. 


Anyone with information is encouraged to call Ventura County Sheriff's Major Crime's Detective Richmond at 805-384-4725.  Also, 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 call is not recorded and the caller may remain anonymous.  Call Crime Stoppers at 800-222-TIPS (8477).





Deputy Preparing Media Release:

Detective Julie Novak, 805-388-5115


Media Release Date:



Follow-Up Contact:


Approved By:

Detective Brian Richmond, 805-384-4725


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