News Story


Thousand Oaks - Three Robbed at Gunpoint Outside Local Business
4/29/2013 8:00:00 AM


Nature of Incident:

Robbery ' PC 211

Report Number:



889 Mitchell Road, Thousand Oaks 91320

Date & Time:

April 26, 2013 at 7:57 PM

Unit Responsible:

Thousand Oaks Patrol

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

City of Residence



(V) 3 employees of Auctions In Motion

(S) 4 Hispanic males







On April 26, 2013 at about 7:57 PM, Thousand Oaks patrol deputies responded to a robbery just occurred at Auctions In Motion, located at 889 Mitchell Road. Four unknown Hispanic male suspects were involved in the robbery. During the robbery two suspects displayed weapons prior to taking property from the victims. The victims were employees that were parked outside to the front of the business.


Two suspects approached the victims, who had just exited their vehicle, and demanded money. The first two suspects each displayed a weapon; a handgun, and possibly a baton or canister of pepper spray. The first two suspects were then followed by a third suspect who assisted the first two in taking the victim's property from their vehicle.


The property taken was US currency and personal property of the victims.  


The suspects had a getaway driver (fourth suspect) waiting. They fled in what appeared to be an older model black BMW. No one was injured during the robbery.


The Thousand Oaks Police Department is requesting the public's assistance in solving this case.  We request anyone with information to contact investigators at (805) 494-8201.



Prepared by:

Sergeant Axelrod


Media Release Date:

April 27, 2013


Follow-Up Contact:

Detective Sergeant Alan Hartkop @ 805-494-8201



Approved by:

Captain Luis Obregon



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).