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Thousand Oaks - Injury Traffic Collision / DUI Arrest
11/13/2013 4:00:00 PM


Nature of Incident:

 Injury Traffic Collision / DUI prescription medication arrest

Report Number:



Erbes Road south of Hauser Circle

Date & Time:

November 13, 2013 @ 11:33 am

Unit Responsible:

Thousand Oaks Traffic Bureau

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

City of Residence



(S) Janet Louise Arnold

(P2) Paula Katz

(P3) Juana Morales

Thousand Oaks

Thousand Oaks

Simi Valley








On November 13th, 2013 at approximately 11:33 am deputies from the Thousand Oaks Police Department responded to an injury traffic collision on Erbes Road just south of Hauser Circle.  The initial investigation revealed that (P3) Juana Morales was stopped northbound on Erbes Road for traffic that was stopped in front of her.  (P2) Paula Katz was slowing to a stop behind Morales.  (S) Janet Arnold was traveling northbound on Erbes Road approaching Katz's location.  Arnold failed to slow down and collided into the rear of Katz's car.  The force of the collision pushed Katz's car forward and into the rear end of Morales' car.


Katz was transported by ambulance to Los Robles Hospital for treatment of her injuries from the collision.  Morales was not injured.  Arnold was evaluated and arrested for felony driving under the influence of prescription medication causing injury.  Arnold was booked into the Pre Trial Detention Facility with her bail set at $50,000.00 dollars.


Anyone who may have witnessed the collision is encouraged to call the Thousand Oaks Traffic Bureau at (805) 494-8271.



Prepared by:

Sgt. R. Harwood


Media Release Date:

November 13, 2013


Follow-Up Contact:

Senior Deputy Kelly Roark (805) 494-8271


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