News Story


Simi Valley - Narcotics Arrest
11/7/2013 10:00:00 AM


Nature of Incident:

Narcotics Arrest

Report Number:



1700 block of Cochran Street, Simi Valley

Date & Time:

11/7/2013, 1815 hours

Unit(s) Responsible:

Ventura County Sheriff Narcotics Unit

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

City of Residence


Digerolamo, Joseph

Simi Valley



On 11/7/2013, Narcotic Detectives with the Simi Valley Police Department and Ventura County Sheriff Office concluded a joint narcotics investigation of a Simi Valley resident who was selling heroin and methamphetamine to citizens in Simi Valley.  


Detectives with the Simi Valley Police Special Enforcement Section assisted Narcotic Detectives with the investigation by detaining Digerolamo in a shopping center at Cochran Street and Erringer Road. Digerolamo was found in possession of a small amount of heroin and methamphetamine that was packaged for sale.


Narcotic Detectives served a search warrant at Digerolamo's residence located on the 1700 block of Cochran Street where they located additional amounts of heroin, methamphetamine, several firearms and evidence Digerolamo was actively involved in the sales of those drugs.


Digerolamo was booked into the Ventura County Jail for possession for sales of heroin, methamphetamine and a weapons violation. Bail was set at $50,000 with a pending court appearance of 11/11/2013, at 1:30pm.


Prepared by:

Sergeant Jose Rivera


Media Release Date:



Follow-Up Contact:

Sergeant Jose Rivera

(805) 797-6341


Approved by:

Captain Rob Davidson



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).