News Story


Theft of Mail from Moorpark Post Office Mail Box
4/17/2013 11:00:00 AM


Nature of Incident:

Theft of Mail from Moorpark Post Office Mail Box

Report Number:



United States Post Office, 100 W. High Street, Moorpark, Ca. 93021

Date & Time:

April 11th 2013,5:00 PM to April 12th 2013, 6:30 AM

Unit(s) Responsible:

Moorpark Police Department Patrol and Detective Bureaus

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

City of Residence


Unknown suspect(s)


Unknown Victims within the City and Communities of Moorpark






On the morning of April 12th, 2013, deputies from the Moorpark Police Department responded to a theft of mail call at the United States Post Office, in the City of Moorpark.  When they arrived, deputies learned that one of the exterior, parking lot mail boxes, used for drive through / drop off mail service, had been forcibly opened and its contents stolen.

Deputies determined the theft occurred sometime during the evening and overnight hours between 5:00 PM on April 11th, 2013 and 6:30 AM on April 12th, 2013.  Post Office supervisors estimate that between 3 and 30 pieces of mail may have been stolen.

The Moorpark Detective Bureau is seeking assistance from the public in identifying the individual(s) responsible and is asking that anyone with information call the Moorpark Police Department at (805) 532-2700.  Individuals who wish to remain anonymous can also call the Ventura County Crime Stoppers hot line at (800) 222-TIPS (8477).

Additionally, the Moorpark Detective Bureau is asking that any residents, who utilized the services of the inner, drive thru mail box (the mail box that is closest to the Post Office Building) in the U.S. Post Office Parking lot, between the hours noted above, call the Moorpark Police Department and /or monitor your personal and financial information for indications of identity theft.


Prepared by:

Detective Kevin Lynch


Media Release Date:

April 15, 2013


Follow-Up Contact:

Detective Kevin Lynch


Approved by:

Captain Stephen Wade



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).