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Unincorporated Santa Paula area - UPDATE on Sexual Assault Incidents
5/31/2013 4:00:00 PM


Nature of Incident:

UPDATE on Santa Paula Area Sexual Assault Incidents

Report Number:



Santa Paula Street at Peck Road, Unincorporated Area of Santa Paula

Date & Time:

May 20, 2013

Unit(s) Responsible:

Ventura County Sheriff's Major Crimes Unit

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

City of Residence

(S1) Unknown Male

(S2) Unknown Male





On the mornings of February 26, 2013 and May 20, 2013, sexual assaults were reported in the area of Santa Paula Street and Peck Road.  Both assaults occurred in the unincorporated area, west of the City of Santa Paula.  The Ventura County Sheriff's Office is seeking the public's assistance in identifying these suspects.


The suspect from the February incident (S1) is described as a Hispanic male, between 35 and 45 years old.  He was between 5'8' and 6'0' tall with a large belly.  He was wearing a dark colored hooded sweatshirt and faded blue jeans. He was further described as having a round face with 'chubby cheeks' and discolored teeth.  Sketch 'S1' is a depiction of the suspect.


The suspect from the May incident (S2) was described as a White male, between 20 and 30 years old.  He was about 5'7' tall with a medium build.  He was wearing dark clothing, including a hooded sweatshirt, and dark sunglasses.  Sketch 'S2' is a depiction of the suspect.


Residents in the area are cautioned to be aware of any suspicious subjects in the area.  Anyone having information about the assaults or the possible suspects is urged to contact Detective Christine Rettura (805-384-4741, or Detective Matt Delahuerta (805-384-4740, In emergency situations, always call 911.


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).


Prepared by:

Sergeant Jeff Miller


Media Release Date:

May 31, 2013


Follow-Up Contact:

Detective Christine Rettura

(805) 384-4741,


Detective Matt Delahuerta

(805) 384-4740,



Approved by:

Captain Chris Dunn