News Story


Woman Sexually Assaulted by Suspect in Santa Paula Unincorporated Area
2/28/2013 6:30:00 PM


Nature of Incident:

Sexual Assault

Report Number:



Peck Rd. at Santa Paula St., Unincorporated Area of Santa Paula

Date & Time:

02/26/13 @ 03:00 AM

Unit Responsible:

Ventura County Sheriff's Major Crimes Unit

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

City of Residence







On 2/26/13 at about 0300 hours, a male suspect assaulted a female in the area of Peck Rd. and Santa Paula St. in the unincorporated area west of the city of Santa Paula. The male suspect was seen coming from the area of a nearby orchard and was seen running south toward Main St. after the assault.


The suspect is described as a possible Hispanic male between 35-45 years old.  He's clean shaven and was wearing a dark colored hooded sweatshirt and faded blue jeans. He's further described as having a round face with 'chubby cheeks,' and discolored teeth.


Residents in the area are cautioned to be aware of any suspicious subjects in the area, especially anyone matching the description of the suspect.


Anyone having information about the assault or the possible suspect is urged to contact Det. Christine Rettura at 805 384-4741. In any emergency situation please call 911.



Deputy Preparing Media Release:

Detective Christine Rettura

Media Release Date:


Follow-Up Contact:

Detective Christine Rettura  805 384-4741

Approved by:

Captain Chris Dunn


Ventura County Crime Stoppers will pay up to $1,000 reward for information, which leads to the arrest and criminal complaint against the person(s) responsible for this crime.  The caller may remain anonymous.  The call is not recorded.  Call Crime Stoppers at 800-222-TIPS (8477).