News Story


Moorpark - Suspect Arrested After Stabbing Two People
1/2/2014 8:00:00 AM


Nature of Incident:

Assault with a Deadly Weapon (Stabbing) Arrest

Report Number:



Embankment area south of Moorpark Avenue, Moorpark, CA

Date & Time:

December 31, 2013 @ 11:00 pm

Unit(s) Responsible:

Moorpark Police Department Detective Bureau

Ventura County Sheriff's Major Crimes Bureau


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

City of Residence


(V) Juvenile

(V) Cameron Pucik

(S) Steven Chavez









On December 31, 2013, at approximately 11:30 pm, Steven Chavez, Cameron Pucik, and a seventeen year old female juvenile were congregating on an embankment located south of Moorpark Avenue in the city of Moorpark. At some point, a disagreement between Chavez and Pucik developed into a physical altercation. Chavez produced a knife during the incident and stabbed Pucik in the neck and abdomen. Chavez also stabbed the juvenile's hand during the struggle. Pucik and the juvenile were transported via ambulance to Los Robles Hospital. The injuries sustained by the victims are not considered life threatening.


Moorpark patrol deputies and detectives located Chavez a short time later and arrested him for assault with a deadly weapon. Chavez was booked at the Ventura County Pre-Trial Detention Facility on $25,000.00 bail. Chavez is scheduled to be arraigned in Ventura County Superior Court on January 03, 2014.


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 committing crimes in Ventura County.  The caller may remain anonymous.  The call is not recorded.  Call Crime Stoppers at 800-222-TIPS (8477).


Prepared by:

Sergeant John Gleason

Media Release Date:

January 2, 2014

Follow-Up Contact:

Moorpark PD Detective Chris Starks

(805) 532-2700


Approved by:

Captain Jeff Miller