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    Child Molest Suspect Arrested | Santa Paula

    Nature of Incident: Child Molest Suspect Arrested

    Report Number: 21-149801

    Location: 11000 block of Foothill Road of Unincorporated area of Santa Paula

    Date & Time: 11/17/21 at 0925 hours

    Unit(s) Responsible: Sheriff’s Major Crimes Unit,

    Sheriff’s Headquarters Investigations Unit,

    Sheriff’s Gang Unit Sheriff’s Headquarters Station Patrol,

    Thousand Oaks Sexual Assault Unit,

    (S)uspects, (V)ictims,       City of Residence                         Age

    (V) Juvenile, Female          Ventura                                           6

    (A) Travis Martin                 Santa Paula (unincorporated)        36

    Narrative:

    Investigators with the Ventura County Sheriff’s Office arrested Travis Martin for child molest after a 6-year-old female victim revealed he had been sexually assaulting her for several years.

    On November 5, 2021, the Ventura Police Department was investigating a suspected child sexual abuse report. The six-year-old victim disclosed that she was molested by a family friend while in Anaheim and at Mono Lake, CA.

    The victim disclosed that additional acts happened at the suspect’s residence in Ventura County. The investigation uncovered that the suspect, Travis Martin is a registered sex offender and was arrested for similar crimes in 2006. Martin is known to volunteer at and frequent a church in the city of Ventura.

    On November 12, 2021, detectives located and arrested Travis Martin. A search warrant was executed at his residence and numerous items were seized. Martin was booked at the Pre-Trial Detention Facility on several charges related to child sexual abuse.

    On November 16, 2021, Ventura County District Attorney’s Office elected to file numerous charges against Martin, and he remains in custody on no bail.

    This investigation is currently ongoing. The Ventura County Sheriff’s Office believes there may be additional victims. If you have any information regarding Travis Martin or this case, please contact Detective Meagan Yates of the Sheriff’s Major Crimes Unit at (805) 384-4731.

    Prepared by: Detective Meagan Yates

    News Release Date: November 12, 2021

    Media Follow-Up Contact: Detective Meagan Yates [email protected] (805)384-4731

    Approved by: Captain Alan Hartkop

    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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