Moorpark - Two Men Battered with a Wrench During Assault
5/9/2012 7:10:00 AM
Nature of Incident:
Assault With a Deadly Weapon
500 Block of Spring Rd, Moorpark, CA
Date & Time:
May 8, 2012 / 11:16 AM
(S)uspects, (V)ictims, (D)ecedent
City of Residence
(S) Manuel Ceja
(S) Ignacio Sanchez
(S) Samuel Rios
On May 8, 2012, at about 1116 hours, Moorpark patrol deputies responded to the 500 block of Spring Road for a report of multiple subjects fighting. Upon arrival, they discovered five subjects had been involved in a fight over a noise complaint. According to the victims' statements, Manuel Ceja and Samuel Rios ultimately held the two victims on the ground, during the fight, while Ignacio Sanchez hit the victims with a wrench. The victims' injuries were consistent with their statements. The two victims were transported to a local hospital, treated and released. One of the victims required sutures to his head.
Ceja, Sanchez and Rios were arrested and booked for assault with a deadly weapon. They are all currently in custody at the Ventura County Jail with a bail of $20,000.
Deputy Preparing Media Release:
Sgt. Victor Fazio
Media Release Date:
May 8, 2012
Detective McCollum (805) 532 2700
Captain Ron Nelson
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).