News Story


Thousand Oaks - Man Arrested for Attempted Murder of Elderly Person
10/25/2012 10:01:00 AM


Nature of Incident:

Attempted Murder of an and Elderly Person

Report Number:



2700 block of Cabot Court, Thousand Oaks, California 91360

Date & Time:

October 23, 2012 @ 7:15 AM

Unit Responsible:

Thousand Oaks Police Department, Thousand Oaks Major Crimes, and Thousand Oaks Sexual Assault Units


City of Residence


(S) Craig Haverlah

(V) Victim

Simi Valley

Thousand Oaks




On October 23, 2012, at approximately 7:15 am, Sheriff's 911 Dispatch received a call from a 73 year-old-male resident.  He reported that his son, Craig Haverlah had entered his residence in the 2700 block of Cabot Court and confronted him and refused to leave.  During the altercation, Craig Haverlah proceeded to assault his father causing significant injuries.  Deputies arrived and arrested Craig Haverlah without incident.  Craig Haverlah was booked into the Ventura County Pre-Trial Detention Facility, Ventura for Attempted Murder and Elder Abuse.  Bail was increased to $1,000,000.  The victim was transported to Los Robles Hospital and is being treated for his injuries.


Deputy Preparing Media Release:

Sgt. B. Payton

Media Release Date:

October 23, 2012

Follow-Up Contact:

Sgt. B. Payton


Approved by:

Captain Stephen Wade