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Thousand Oaks - Non-fatal overdose investigation leads to multiple arrests
1/23/2018 10:00:00 AM

 

Nature of Incident:

Non-Fatal overdose investigation leads to multiple arrests

Report Number:

17-188897

Location:

Thousand Oaks

Date & Time:

December 10th, 2017

Unit(s) Responsible:

Ventura County Interagency Pharmaceutical Crimes Unit (PCU)

(S)uspects, (V)ictims, (P)arty, (D)ecedent City of Residence Age

(S) Kevin Noriega    Thousand Oaks   25

(S) Mantej Sunner   Transient   23

(S) Hannah Madden   Simi Valley   23

Narrative:

On December 10

non-fatal overdose in the city of Thousand Oaks. The overdose victim in this case was

transported to Los Robles Hospital for further evaluation and is expected to survive.

A thorough investigation was initiated by the patrol deputy and the PCU was called to assist. The

investigation was able to identify several suspects who provided the heroin to the overdose victim

as Kevin Noriega, Mantej Sunner and Hannah Madden.

On December 28th, 2017, Noriega was located in the city of Port Hueneme and arrested for

11352(a) H&S ' sales of a controlled substance and a parole violation. Noriega was interviewed

and admitted to the violation.

On January 18th, 2018, Sunner and Madden were located in Los Angeles county and arrested

th, 2017, deputies from the Thousand Oaks Police Station were dispatched to a

without incident. A search of both subjects incident to arrest revealed a large amount of heroin

and US currency believed to be the proceeds of their illegal sales of controlled substances. In

addition to the above, a fraudulent prescription was located in the wallet belonging to Madden.

Sunner and Madden were interviewed and admitted to their part in this crime.

Sunner was arrested for 11351(a) H&S ' possession for sale of a controlled substance, 11352(a)

H&S ' sales of a controlled substance and a local felony warrant. Madden was arrested for

11352(a) H&S ' sales of a controlled substance and 11368 H&S ' possess a fraudulent

prescription.

The public may contact investigators from the Ventura County Interagency Pharmaceutical

Crimes Unit at (805) 383-8700 or

case, or any other information related to narcotics.

The Ventura County Interagency Pharmaceutical Crimes Unit is a task force made up of

members from the Ventura County Sheriff's Office, Thousand Oaks Police Department, the

California Highway Patrol, the Ventura Police Department, the Simi Valley Police Department, the

Drug Enforcement Administration, the Health Quality Investigation Unit of the California Division

of Investigation, and the California Department of Health Care Services.

The primary mission of the task force is combatting the transfer of legal prescription medication to

the illegal market. In addition, the task force works to identify and stop new trends of abuse

among the younger population and investigates overdoses due to both prescription medication

and illicit drug use.

pharm.tip@ventura.org with additional information about this

Prepared by:

Sergeant Matthew Young

News Release Date:

January 23rd 2018

Media Follow-Up Contact:

(805) 796-9788

Stephen.Egnatchik@ventura.org

Detective Steve Egnatchik

Approved by:

Captain Robert Thomas