Thousand Oaks - Four Juveniles Arrested After Robbery, Pursuit
8/13/2013 2:00:00 PM
Nature of Incident:
1700 Block Thousand Oaks Boulevard
Date & Time:
08/13/2013 @ 11:48 PM
Thousand Oaks Police Department, Thousand Oaks Special Enforcement Unit, East County Major Crimes
(S)uspects, (V)ictims, (P)arty, (D)ecedent
City of Residence
On August 13, 2013, four juveniles drove a stolen Range Rover from Oxnard CA to the City of Thousand Oaks. The suspects then robbed two teenage brothers in the 1700 block of Thousand Oaks Boulevard. The juvenile suspects were arrested after a short vehicle pursuit that ended in the area of Hillcrest Drive and Marin Drive when the driver rolled the stolen car onto its side.
Sheriff's Dispatch received a call for help from the victims on Tuesday night at approximately 11:45 PM. The victim's reported that the suspects surrounded them on the street and demanded they empty their pockets. No weapons were displayed or used. The victims complied and gave the suspects their personal property.
The suspects fled westbound on Thousand Oaks Boulevard in the stolen Range Rover. The vehicle was later discovered to have been stolen on August 12, 2013 from Oxnard CA. Patrol officers responding to the call spotted the vehicle and attempted to stop it. The suspects refused to pull over, and a brief vehicle pursuit took place, which ended in a traffic collision in the area of Hillcrest Drive and Marin Drive.
Four juvenile suspects were arrested and evidence related to the crime was recovered. The juveniles are all being lodged in Juvenile Hall pending the review of this case by the District Attorney's Office.
Sergeant Alan Hartkop
Media Release Date:
August 14, 2013
Detective Mike Ferguson (805)494-8222
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).