On 7/15/21, at approximately 0316 hours, officers responded to a call for service regarding a suspect seen trying to enter unlocked cars in the area of the 5500 block of Lafayette Street. Officers canvassed the area and located a male matching the description of the suspect and detained him. During the investigation, the suspect was identified as Juan Ortiz, and he was placed under arrest for Prowling.
Ortiz was also found to possess a loaded handgun, drug paraphernalia, controlled substances, and burglary tools. He was booked in Ventura County Jail.
Incident: Prowling and Possession of a Loaded Firearm Arrest
Location: 5500 Block of Lafayette St.
Date/Time Occurred: 07/15/21 @ 0316 Hrs.
Officer(s) Involved: VPD Patrol
Suspect(s): Juan Ortiz, DOB 1/19/91
Report #: 21-45711