News Story


Thousand Oaks Deputies Respond to Call of a Despondent Subject
7/28/2012 10:00:00 PM


Nature of Incident:

Report of Despondent Subject

Report Number:



600 Block of Gilbert Street, Newbury Park

Date & Time:

07/28/2012 at 6:10 p.m.

Unit Responsible:

Thousand Oaks Police Department

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

City of Residence


Darren Jordan Bybee

Newbury Park



On 7-28-2012, at approximately 6:10 p.m., deputies from the Thousand Oaks Police Department responded to a call of a despondent subject who was possibly armed inside a residence on the 600 block of Gilbert Street in Newbury Park.  Deputies discovered the subject had barricaded himself inside the residence.  The subject, identified as Darren Jordan Bybee, cooperated with deputies at the scene and surrendered without incident.  Bybee was taken into custody for narcotics related charges.


Sheriff's resources responding to the incident included: Tactical Negotiations Unit, S.W.A.T., Air Unit, as well as other patrol resources.  Several residences in the immediate area were evacuated during the incident.  Residents were later allowed to return to their homes.  There were no injuries.  A firearm was recovered at the residence.


Deputy Preparing Media Release:

Deputy Fullerton

Media Release Date:


Follow-Up Contact:

Deputy Fullerton 805-947-8086

Approved by:

Captain Don Aguilar