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    The Road to Tyranny by Don Jans

    Strong Armed Robbery

    News Release

    On the 03/13/2022 at 07:02 pm, the Ventura Police Command Center received a call of a purse theft that had just occurred inside Ralphs, 1776 South Victoria Avenue. The suspect, described as a Hispanic male in his 20s fled the area before police arrival and was last seen running west towards Alameda St. and getting into a dark-colored Dodge sedan.

    At approximately 07:33, a Ventura Police Patrol Corporal located the vehicle in the 5700 Block of Thille Street. Ramos and Vargas were walking away from the car, and when ordered to stop, they fled into a nearby apartment. Patrol officers surrounded the location, and Ramos and Vargas exited the residence. They were detained while officers continued the investigation.

    During the investigation, officers learned Ramos approached the first victim and removed her purse from the shopping cart she was pushing. Ramos approached the second victim and grabbed her purse that was over her shoulder. The second victim struggled to keep possession of the purse, and Ramos struck her and pushed her to the ground. Ramos took the purses, fled the store, and got into the Dodge sedan driven by Vargas.

    Ventura Police Detectives obtained a search warrant for the apartment and the stolen property was located.
    One victim was treated at a local hospital for minor injuries that resulted from the violence during the robbery.
    Ramos was arrested for 487(c) PC Grand Theft from a Person, 459 PC Commercial Burglary, and 211 PC Robbery. Vargas was arrested for 182 PC Conspiring to Commit a Crime, 148 PC Resisting/Delaying/Obstructing a Police Officer, and 32 PC Accessory to a Crime.

    The complete press release, including suspect description, can be viewed online at
    If you have any information about this crime, you can make an anonymous call to Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS.
    If your information leads to an arrest, you could receive a cash reward of up to $1,000.
    VENTURA POLICE DEPARTMENT • 1425 DOWELL DR. • VENTURA, CA 93003 • 805-339-4400


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