News Story


East County - Two men arrested for heroin sales
6/14/2012 3:50:00 PM


Nature of Incident:

Narcotics Investigation/ Arrests

Report Number:



600 block of Windswept Place, Simi Valley, CA

Date & Time:

6/12/2012, 1830 hours

Unit Responsible:

Ventura County Sheriff's Office- East County Street Narcotics Team,


(S)uspects, (V)ictims, (W)itnesses (D)ecedent

City of Residence


(S) Juarez, Javier

(S) Eschrich, Christian                                                                              

Simi Valley

Simi Valley




On 6/12/2012, narcotic detectives from the Sheriff's Office East County Street Team concluded a two-month investigation of a suspect involved in the sales of heroin in the Thousand Oaks and Simi Valley areas. Detectives arrested Chad Foster a short distance from his residence in the Wood Ranch neighborhood of Simi Valley.  Foster was the focus of the investigation and was taken into custody without incident. Christian Eschrich was also detained during the arrest and found to be in possession of a quantity of heroin. Detectives served a search warrant at Foster's residence on Windswept Place and located a significant quantity of heroin and methamphetamine as well as evidence that Foster was actively involved in the sales of heroin and methamphetamine.   


Foster and Eschrich were booked at the East County Jail and are due to be arraigned on 6/14/2012. Foster was booked for two counts of possession for sales of a controlled substance and his bail was set at $250,000.00. Eschrich was booked for possession of a controlled substance and his bail was set at $20,000.00.


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Deputy Preparing Media Release:

Sgt. Jose Rivera

Media Release Date:


Follow-Up Contact:

Sgt. Jose Rivera, Jose.Rivera@Ventura.Org


Approved by:

Captain J. Hernandez