Oak Park | Arrest for Attempted Murder

Ventura County Sheriff Department – Incident Press Release

Amanda Jaramillo

On 12/12/18, at approximately 4:50 am, patrol units from the Sheriff’s Office responded to a call of a subject who had been battered with a baseball bat in the 6000 block of East Smoke Tree Avenue, located in the unincorporated area of Oak Park.

The suspect, 31 year old Thousand Oaks resident, Amanda Jaramillo, had been staying with the victim at his residence for a period of time. During the course of the night, Jaramillo attacked the victim with a baseball bat, striking him numerous times in the head and body. At the time, the victim was not in a position to defend himself and suffered several injuries, resulting in him being transported to and treated at a local hospital.

During her contact with responding deputies, Jaramillo indicated her intention was to kill the victim. Jaramillo was arrested for 664/187(a) PC (Attempt Homicide) and booked into the Pre-Trial Detention Facility, with a bail amount $520,000. Her arraignment is scheduled for 12/14/18, at 1:30 pm, in Ventura County Superior Court Room 14.

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One Response to Oak Park | Arrest for Attempted Murder

  1. Steve salazar March 16, 2019 at 3:03 am

    Amanda has mental problems, I’m sure the victim gave her alcohol which is not a excuse but she was not in her right mind. She’s a very sweet girl. I’m sadden with the outcome of this. She needs help not jail.


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