News Story


Camarillo - SWAT Call for Suicidal / Barricaded Subject
1/28/2013 3:05:00 PM


Nature of Incident:

Suicidal / Barricaded Subject

Report Number:



1600 Block of Pierside Lane, Camarillo

Date & Time:

January 21, 2013 at 0530 hours.

Unit Responsible:

Camarillo Police Department



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

City of Residence


V - Male




At 0528 hours, today's date, Sheriff's Dispatch received a 911 call involving a 58 year old male subject, who was threatening to commit suicide with a gun. The subject was inside a residence with his girlfriend. Camarillo deputies were dispatched to the residence, in the 1600 block of Pierside Lane. Deputies began to acquire additional information about the incident and requested the Ventura County Sheriff's Office SWAT and Tactical Negotiations Unit to respond. 


At approximately 0854 hours, the incident came to a successful conclusion, and the suicidal subject was taken into custody. Nobody was injured as a result of this incident, and the subject was taken for a Mental Health evaluation. Residents in the area were alerted to the incident through the use of the 'VC Alert' system.


Deputy Preparing Media Release:

Sergeant John Franchi

Media Release Date:

January 21, 2013

Follow-Up Contact:

Sergeant John Franchi /  (388-5135)

Approved by:

Captain Melissa Smith