News Story


Ojai - Burglary Suspects Arrested
4/2/2014 8:00:00 AM


Nature of Incident:

Burglary Suspects Arrested

Report Number:



50 blk of E Oak View Avenue, Oak View

Date & Time:

April 1, 2014, @ 9:15 PM

Unit(s) Responsible:

Ventura County Sheriff's Office Ojai Station

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

City of Residence


Morgan, Johnathan

Kromidas, Michael


Oak View

Oak View

27 yrs

28 yrs


On 03/31/14, at approximately 5:00 p.m., the victims, who reside in the 800 blk of Camille Court in Ojai, contacted the Ventura County Sheriff's Office Ojai Station to report that their residence had been burglarized while they were at work.  Several pieces of the victims property was taken from the residence including electronics, camping equipment and firearms.


Based on information provided by the victim and witnesses, deputies were able to identify possible suspects to the burglary.  Deputies went to the residence of Jonathan Morgan to conduct a probation search; Morgan was on probation for a prior burglary.  While conducting the search deputies located a large portion of the stolen property.  Also located at the residence was Michael Kromidas, the other suspect in burglary.


Both Kromidas and Morgan were arrested and booked at the Ventura County Jail for conspiracy and burglary, each with a bail of 50,000.


Prepared by:

Detective Michael Harris


Media Release Date:

April 2, 2014


Follow-Up Contact:

Detective Michael Harris (805) 646-1414


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).