News Story


Attempted residential burglary arrest
9/3/2017 7:00:00 PM


Nature of Incident:

Attempt Residential Burglary Arrest

Report Number:



200 Block North La Luna Avenue, Meiners Oaks, Ca.

Date & Time:

09/03/2017 @ 7:15 AM

Unit(s) Responsible:

Ojai Patrol

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

City of Residence


(S) Shane Colton Young

Meiners Oaks



On Sunday morning 9/3/2017, at approximately 0710 hours, Sheriff Deputies responded to a subject disturbing call at a residence in the 200 Block of La Luna Avenue in the unincorporated area of Ojai known as Meiners Oaks.  Deputies found a male suspect inside the victim's home. 


Deputies learned that an adult female had been housesitting at a friend's home.  The female saw an unknown white male walking around the residence and checking for unlocked exterior doors.  She told deputies that the suspect then forced open a wood and glass framed door shattering the door lock assembly. Fearful for her safety, she ran to a neighboring residence and called 9-1-1.


The suspect was identified as Shane Young  and found to have had no lawful purpose to be on the property.  Although no property as taken, there was property within view of the forced point of entry to the residence.  He was also found to be under the influence of a controlled substance.


The suspect was charged with 664 PC / 459 PC 'Attempted Burglary and 11550 (a) HS ' Under the influence of a controlled substance.  Young was booked at the Ventura County Pre Trial Detention Facility.


Prepared by:

Sergeant B. Koppenjan


News Release Date:



Media Follow-Up Contact:

Detective Andrea Regan 805-646-1414


Approved by:

Captain Mark Gillette