Camarillo - Man Arrested for Two Recent Robberies
1/11/2013 8:25:00 AM
Nature of Incident:
Robbery Suspect Arrested
100 block of Ripley Street, Camarillo
Date & Time:
January 4, 2013 at 3:35 p.m.
Camarillo Special Enforcement Detail (SED)
(S)uspects, (V)ictims, (D)ecedent
City of Residence
S-Montiel, Luis Flores
On 1-4-13, the Camarillo Special Enforcement Detail (SED) investigators arrested a suspect whom they believe is responsible for two recent robberies that occurred in the city of Camarillo. During the first incident that occurred on 12-7-12, a female was robbed of her purse and cellular phone while in Valle Lindo Park. The suspect attempted to rob a second victim as well, but was unsuccessful. The suspect used an electric drill to simulate a handgun in this case.
The second robbery occurred on 1-3-13 outside the Ralph's grocery store located in the Las Posas Plaza. During this incident, the suspect accosted a store employee who was taking a break outside the store. The suspect pushed the victim down and stole the victim's cellular phone.
The investigation led detectives to the suspect who was taken into custody near his residence after a short surveillance. Both the victim's phones, as well as other evidence, were recovered by sheriff's investigators.
Anyone with information related to these cases is asked to call Detective Matt Young at 805-388-5117.
Deputy Preparing Media Release:
Sergeant Steve Capuano
Media Release Date:
January 9, 2013
Senior Deputy Matthew Young / (388-5117)
Captain Bruce Macedo