West County (unincorporated area) - Detectives investigate homicide
6/18/2012 7:35:00 AM
Nature of Incident:
Telegraph and Ferris (unincorporated
) Ventura County
Date & Time:
June 17, 2012 @ 10:00 a.m.
Sheriff's Major Crimes Bureau
(S)uspects, (V)ictims, (D)ecedent
At approximately 10:00 AM Sunday morning, Sheriff's patrol units responded to numerous 911 calls of a fight in progress in the 17000 block of East Telegraph Road. When the units arrived they found an unidentified male deceased in the street. Witnesses reported seeing the fight and seeing the suspect running away on foot north on
The investigation determined the suspect may have barricaded himself in a trailer in the 100 block of
The Sheriff's SWAT team was called to the scene, as well as negotiators and additional patrol resources to secure the area and locate the suspect. At about 3:00 PM, after hours of unsuccessful attempts to contact the suspect by the Tactical Negotiations Unit, SWAT made entry into a residence on
Ferris Lanelocating a subject who was deceased. This subject is also unidentified.
At this time, the investigation is continuing. The identities of the victim and the second subject are not yet being released until the next of kin can been notified.
At this time there is no indication that there are any other subjects involved.
Deputy Preparing Media Release:
Senior Deputy Robert Berger
Media Release Date:
June 17, 2012
Sergeant Steve Rhodes 805-384-4724
Captain Cory Rubright