News Story


Moorpark Resident Arrested for Attempted Rape of Elderly Woman
10/22/2012 11:00:00 AM


Nature of Incident:

Sexual Assault

Report Number:



800 block of Valley Road, Moorpark

Date & Time:

10-18-12 @ 1119 a.m.

Unit Responsible:

Moorpark Police Department / East County Major Crimes

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

City of Residence


(S) Julio Garcia




On 10-18-12, Moorpark Patrol Deputies responded to a call of a rape in the 800 block of Valley Road, Moorpark. Responding deputies quickly learned that the suspect, Julio Garcia, fled the scene after he attempted to rape an elderly woman. The investigation revealed that Garcia knew the victim and attempted to rape her after he forced her into the residence.


A short while later, Detectives from the Moorpark Police Station located Garcia in the 1800 block of Cochran Street, Simi Valley. Garcia was arrested for attempted forcible rape and elder abuse. He was booked into the Ventura County Jail in lieu of $1,000,000 bail.


Deputy Preparing Media Release:

Sergeant Victor Fazio

Media Release Date:


Follow-Up Contact:

Detective Greg Tougas (805) 494-8200

Approved by:

Captain Ron Nelson