News Story


Camarillo - Residential Burglary Suspect Arrested
11/4/2013 8:00:00 AM


Nature of Incident:

Residential Burglary Suspect Arrested

Report Number:



700 Block of Trueno Avenue, Unincorporated area of Camarillo


Date & Time:

October 31, 2013 at 0900 hours

Unit(s) Responsible:

Camarillo Investigations and Camarillo Patrol

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

City of Residence


(S) Rail, Christopher




On October 31, 2013 at approximately 8:30 AM, Camarillo patrol deputies responded to a call of a suspicious subject in the 700 block of Treuno Avenue, in the Unincorporated area of Camarillo.  Witnesses reported a suspicious subject in the area looking into windows of houses in the area.  Deputies arrived in the area and ultimately contacted Christopher Rail after observing he matched the description of the reported suspicious suspect.


While investigating the area for possible crimes, deputies contacted a victim in the area who reported her home had been burglarized.  Deputies located a backpack in the area containing stolen property from the burglary. 


Camarillo detectives arrived on scene to assist with the investigation and interview of Rail.  A search warrant was written for Rail's residence and was served on November 1, 2013 in the 300 block of Mission Drive, in Camarillo.  Detectives located a variety of items in Rail's home that were identified as property reported stolen from three other local residential burglaries.


Rail was booked at the Pre Trial Detention Facility for multiple counts of residential burglary, possession of burglary tools, and for being under the influence of a controlled substance while in possession of a firearm.


Prepared by:

Sergeant Pete O'Sullivan


Media Release Date:

November 4, 2013


Follow-Up Contact:

Detective Robert Shirk (805) 388-5157


Approved by:

Commander Guy Stewart



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).