News Story

 

Camarillo - UPDATE - Report of Jogger Sexually Assaulted was False
6/18/2014 8:00:00 AM

 

Nature of Incident:

UPDATE - Female Jogger Sexually Assaulted

Report Number:

14-13219

Location:

Area of Santa Rosa Road and Upland Road, Camarillo

Date & Time:

June 18, 2014 /  11 a.m.

Unit(s) Responsible:

Ventura County Sheriff's Office ' Major Crimes Bureau

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

City of Residence

Age

 Female

 

Camarillo

 

19

 

Narrative:

On May 28, 2014, at approximately 8:10 p.m., a female jogger was in the area of Santa Rosa Road and Upland Road in the city of Camarillo and reported she was knocked to the ground and sexually assaulted by an unknown male suspect.

 

The Ventura County Sheriff's Office Major Crimes Bureau ' Sexual Assault Unit - spent numerous hours investigating this incident.  During the investigation, several discrepancies in the victim's statement surfaced.  Investigators contacted the victim again and she admitted she fabricated the story.  The case will be submitted to the Ventura County District Attorney's Office for review and possible charges filed for filing a false police report.

 

Even though a crime did not occur, the Ventura County Sheriff's Office encourages joggers/walkers to use routes in well-lit surroundings and jog/walk with a partner.  Changing jogging/walking routes is also recommended.

 

Prepared by:

Sgt. Anthony Aguirre

 

Media Release Date:

June 18th, 2014

 

Follow-Up Contact:

Sgt. Anthony Aguirre

Anthony.aguirre@ventura.org (805) 384-4721

 

 

Approved by:

Captain Eric Dowd

 






 

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).

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