News Story


Camarillo - Patrol Unit Involved in Traffic Collision
1/22/2014 4:10:00 PM


Nature of Incident:

Unit Involved Traffic Collision

Report Number:



Las Posas Rd. at Camino Alvarez, Camarillo

Date & Time:

January 22, 2014 at 4:10 PM

Unit(s) Responsible:

Camarillo Traffic Bureau

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



Party-Deputy Christopher Johnston

Party-Connie Chhang




On January 22, 2014, the Camarillo Police Department, Ventura County Fire Department, and American Medical Response (AMR) responded to the area of Las Posas Rd. and Camino Alvarez for a reported traffic accident.  The accident involved an on duty police vehicle.


It was determined that Sheriff's Deputy Johnston was responding code 3 (lights and siren) in a marked police vehicle to an injury traffic accident involving a school bus.  Deputy Johnston was traveling west bound on Las Posas Rd., approaching the intersection of Camino Alvarez.  Party Chhang was driving her 2013 Toyota Sienna east bound on Las Posas Rd., approaching Camino Alvarez.  Deputy Johnston attempted to make a U-turn at the intersection of Las Posas Rd. and Camino Alvarez and the two vehicles collided. 


A passenger in Deputy Johnston's vehicle sustain a minor injury as a result of the accident.  The accident in under investigation by the Camarillo Police Traffic Bureau.  Anyone who might have witnessed the accident is asked to contact the Camarillo Police Department at 388-5100. 


Prepared by:

Sergeant Renee Ferguson #2686


Media Release Date:

January 22, 2014


Follow-Up Contact:

Senior Deputy John Popp @ 388-5146


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).