News Story


Moorpark - Attempted Robbery
3/4/2013 7:30:00 AM


Nature of Incident:

Attempted Bank Robbery

Report Number:



Wells Fargo Bank, 515 W. Los Angeles Avenue, Moorpark CA

Date & Time:

02/27/13 @ 12:59 PM

Unit Responsible:

Moorpark Detectives/East County Major Crimes

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

City of Residence


(S) Eskander, Alec




On 02-27-13, at approximately 12:59 PM, Ventura County Sheriff's Dispatch received a call of a robbery at the Wells Fargo Bank in Moorpark.  Alec Eskander entered the bank and contacted an employee.  Eskander made statements to the employee that indicated his intent was to rob the bank.  Moorpark Police Officers detained Eskander and an investigation was initiated.  Eskander was subsequently arrested for attempted bank robbery and booked into the Ventura County Jail with bail set at $50,000 dollars pending his arraignment in Ventura County Superior Court.  Anyone with additional information regarding this incident is encouraged to call Detective Mike Ferguson with the East County Major Crimes Unit at (805) 494-8222.


Deputy Preparing Media Release:

Sergeant Alan Hartkop

Media Release Date:


Follow-Up Contact:

Detective Mike Ferguson @805-494-8222

Approved by:

Captain Mike Hartmann


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).