D.A. files charges against Ventura County Sheriff Deputy for allegedly stealing Prescription Drugs

stomach arial, medications sans-serif; font-size: 12pt;”>District Attorney’s Office filed criminal charges against Matthew Joseph Volpe (06/07/71), there of Agoura Hills, a senior deputy with the Ventura County Sheriff’s Office, for allegedly stealing prescription medication from a medicine disposal drop-off bin located at the East Valley Sheriff’s Station.

Three misdemeanor charges were filed: petty theft, a violation of Penal Code section 484(a); possession of a controlled substance, hydrocodone, a violation of Health and Safety Code section 11350; and possession of a controlled substance, alprazolam, a violation of Health and Safety Code section 11357(b)(2). Volpe is scheduled to be arraigned on these charges September 29, 2016, at 9:00 a.m. in courtroom 11.


0 0 votes
Article Rating
Notify of
1 Comment
Oldest Most Voted
Inline Feedbacks
View all comments
William "Bill" Hicks
William "Bill" Hicks
4 years ago

Serious crimes. I’m surprised they’re misdemeanor charges considering the position of trust that a Senior Deputy is assumed to have.