Thousand Oaks - Attempted Robbery Search Warrant / Arrests
2/11/2013 8:00:00 AM
Nature of Incident:
Attempted Robbery Search Warrant / Arrest
900 Block of Camino La Maida Thousand Oaks, Ca.
1400 Block of Calle Tulipan Thousand Oaks, Ca.
Date & Time:
02/06/13 @ 07:00 AM
Thousand Oaks Police Department ' Special Enforcement Gang Unit.
(S)uspects, (V)ictims, (D)ecedent
City of Residence
Detectives concluded a two-month investigation into an attempted robbery that occurred on December 20, 2012. Two male suspects attempted to take two bicycles from two victims at the North Oaks Coin Laundry. During the robbery, one of the suspects brandished a knife. The victims struggled with the suspects, with the suspects eventually leaving without the victims' bicycles. The incident was captured on surveillance video.
The investigation led the detectives to the two suspects. On February 6, 2013, detectives from the Thousand Oaks Special Enforcement Gang Unit served search warrants at both suspects' residences. Detectives located property linking both suspects to the crime.
Both suspects were arrested for 664/211 PC ' Attempted Robbery and lodged into the Ventura County Juvenile Justice Facility.
Deputy Preparing Media Release:
Sergeant Dan Hawes
Media Release Date:
Detective Richard LaSecla (805) 371-8335
Captain Mike Hartmann