On July 16th, 2021, members of the Ventura Police Department SCU Narcotics unit, with the assistance of patrol officers, and a Ventura Police K9 conducted a search warrant at the above address due to an investigation into narcotics sales. Detectives using investigative tools were able to identify a primary suspect as Elizabeth Valenzuela.
During the execution of the search warrant and the subsequent investigation, detectives recovered narcotics and evidence of narcotics sales inside Valenzuela’s vehicle.
As a result of the investigation, Elizabeth Valenzuela was arrested for possession for sales of a controlled substance.
Benjamin Acosta was arrested for possession of a controlled substance.
Robert Farrell was arrested for possession of brass knuckles and a controlled substance.
A search of the Ventura County Superior Court shows that Elizabeth Valenzuela has prior arrests for property crimes, narcotics violations, including numerous arrests for possession for sales of a controlled substance. Benjamin Acosta has prior arrests for theft and narcotics violations. Robert Farrell has prior arrests for resisting arrest, narcotics violations, as well as numerous arrests for transportation and possession for sales of a controlled substance.
Incident: Narcotics Arrest
Location: 1400 Block Victoria Ave.
Date/Time Occurred: 07-16-21 / 1600
Officer(s) Involved: Ventura Police SCU Narcotics, Patrol, and K-9
Suspect #1: Elizabeth Valenzuela 10/3/81 (Ventura Resident)
Suspect #2: Benjamin Acosta 8/13/87 (Ventura Resident)
Suspect #3: Robert Farrell 7/13/79 (Ventura Resident)
Report #: 21-46083