Nature of Incident: Four Arrested for Conspiracy to Commit Commercial Burglary
Report Number: RB# 21-170211
Location: 3345 Kimber Drive, Newbury Park
Date & Time: 12/22/21 @ 10:52 PM
Unit(s) Responsible: Thousand Oaks Patrol, Thousand Oaks Career Criminals Unit Investigators
(S)uspects City of Residence Age
(S) Kejauan Andres-Kemp Los Angeles 18
(S) Desmond Singleton Los Angeles 18
(S) Justyn Snelson Los Angeles 19
(S) Kaytia Harris Los Angeles 30
Since October of 2021, the city of Thousand Oaks has experienced a rash of restaurant burglaries. Thousand Oaks Detectives worked diligently to develop leads and patterns of activity by the suspects. The information was communicated and shared with Thousand Oaks patrol deputies.
On 12/22/21, at about 10:52 PM, a deputy patrolling the Newbury Park area observed a suspicious vehicle occupied by four people parked near a restaurant in a strip mall. The deputy contacted the occupants and learned they were all from the city of Los Angeles. A search of the vehicle revealed an unregistered handgun and burglary tools. The deputy clearly thwarted a commercial burglary, and all the occupants were arrested for conspiracy to commit a burglary and possession of burglary tools.
Kaytia Harris was identified as the driver of the vehicle who is a convicted felon and who was in possession of the loaded firearm. Harris was also arrested for felon in possession of a firearm, carrying a loaded firearm, and felon in possession of ammunition.
Kejuan Andres-Kemp had a $100,000 felony warrant for his arrest from the San Bernardino Sheriff’s Office. Andres-Kemp was also identified by the Thousand Oaks Investigations-Career Criminals Unit detectives as a suspect in 12 prior restaurant burglaries in the city of Thousand Oaks. He was arrested for those crimes.
The arraignment date for Harris, Singleton and Snelson is set for 12/27/21, at 1:30 PM and their bail is set at $250,000.
Andres-Kemp’s bail is set at $350,000 and an arraignment date has yet to be set.
Prepared by: Sgt. Laura Natoli #3421
News Release Date: December 23, 2021
Media Follow-Up Contact: Detective Susan Johnsen, 805-373-2307, [email protected]
Approved by: Captain Denise Sliva
Ventura County Crime Stoppers will pay upto$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).