News Story


Ojai - Four Arrested During Search Warrant Service
3/7/2013 5:00:00 PM


Nature of Incident:

Narcotics Arrests

Report Number:



1100 block Rancho Ct, Ojai, Ca.

Date & Time:

March 7, 2013, 1815 hours

Unit(s) Responsible:

Sheriff's Narcotics Bureau, West County Street Team

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

City of Residence

Robert Burnett 

Tony Hackworth  

Daniel Hostka  

Sandy Smith



As the result of a narcotics investigation, a Search Warrant was served at a residence in the 1100 block of Rancho Ct, Ojai. Four subjects were arrested for narcotics related charges.


Sheriff's Narcotics Detectives received information that Robert Burnett was selling methamphetamine from his residence in the 1100 block of Rancho Ct, Ojai. On 3-7-13, Detectives saw Burnett drive from the residence wherein he was stopped by Ojai Patrol Deputies and arrested for methamphetamine sales.  At about 1815 hours, a signed Search Warrant was served at Burnett's residence where detectives encountered seven individuals staying at this residence. Hackworth, Hostka, and Smith were arrested for being under the influence of a controlled substance. All subjects were booked into the Sheriff's Main Jail.


Prepared by:

Sgt Mike Horne


Media Release Date:

March 8, 2013


Follow-Up Contact:

Capt. Don Aguilar




Approved by:

Curt Rothschiller