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Thousand Oaks - Attempted Robbery Search Warrant / Arrests
2/11/2013 8:00:00 AM


Nature of Incident:

Attempted Robbery Search Warrant / Arrest

Report Number:



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

Unit Responsible:

Thousand Oaks Police Department ' Special Enforcement Gang Unit. 

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

City of Residence


Male Juvenile

Male Juvenile

Thousand Oaks

Thousand Oaks




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:


Follow-Up Contact:

Detective Richard LaSecla (805) 371-8335

Approved by:

Captain Mike Hartmann