News Story

 

Stolen firearm from Oak Park residential burglary located
11/22/2017 3:30:00 PM

 

Nature of Incident:

Stolen firearm from Oak Park residential burglary located in Oxnard residence

Report Number:

17-175261

Location:

1000 block of Hedera Lane, Oxnard

Date & Time:

11/22/2017 @ 1810 hours

Unit Responsible:

East County Patrol Services Investigations Bureau

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

City of Residence

Age

Sujata, Stephen

Rentch, Jeremy

Oxnard

Oxnard

21

25

Narrative:

 

On November 15, 2017, Thousand Oaks Patrol deputies responded to a residential burglary in the 5000 block of Pesto Way, unincorporated area of Oak Park. During the initial investigation, it was determined a semi-automatic handgun was stolen from a vehicle parked in the garage of the residence. 

 

Detectives from the East County Investigation Bureau took over the investigation and identified Stephen Sujata and Jeremy Rentch as possible suspects in the burglary.  Detectives were able to establish both suspects lived in the 1000 block of Hedera Lane, City of Oxnard, and obtained a search warrant for the residence.  On 11-21-2017, detectives served the search warrant and were able to recover the stolen firearm.  In addition, detectives recovered ammunition, approximately 1.6 grams of cocaine, 164 Xanax pills and 2 ecstasy pills.

 

Stephen Sujata was arrested and booked at the Ventura County Main Jail for PC 459 / burglary, PC 487(d)(2) / grand theft of a firearm, HS 11550(a) / being under the influence of a controlled substance, HS 11370.1(a) / possession of a controlled substance while armed, HS 11375(b)(1) / possession of a controlled substance for sale, and HS 11377(a) / possession of a controlled substance. 

 

Jeremy Rentch was arrested and booked at the Ventura County Main Jail for PC 487(d)(2) / Grand theft of a firearm, HS 11370.1(a) / Possession of a controlled substance while armed, HS 11375(b)(1) / Possession of a controlled substance for sale, and HS 11377(a) / Possession of a controlled substance.

 

Prepared by:

Sergeant Robert Davidson

 

Media Release Date:

November 22, 2017

 

Media Follow-Up Contact:

Detective Jason Karol

805 494-8201

jason.karol@ventura.org

 

 

Approved by:

Captain Bill Schierman