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Simi Valley’s PD’s Crime Tip: When Stealing a Car, Make Sure All Lights Work

Simi Valley’s PD’s Crime Tip: When Stealing a Car, Make Sure All Lights Work

Simi Valley Police Department – Incident Press Release During the early morning hours of August 22nd, a Simi Valley Police Department Officer was patrolling his area when he observed a vehicle driving with an inoperable license plate light. The Officer conducted an enforcement stop for the seemingly minor vehicle code violation. The driver was unable to […]

Simi Valley Police capture car thief

Simi Valley Police capture car thief

Simi Valley Police Department – Incident Press Release On August 18, 2020, Simi Valley traffic personnel stopped a vehicle for a license plate violation in the area of Los Angeles Ave and Bridget Ave. As the vehicle pulled over, the driver fled from the vehicle. A check of the vehicle showed that it was stolen from […]

Ventura PD Arrest Car Theft Suspect

Ventura PD Arrest Car Theft Suspect

Ventura Police Department – Incident Press Release On January 31st at 10:18 AM officers responded to a call or service of a stolen vehicle.  The investigation led to the parking lot of Community Park, 901 S. Kimball Road where officers located the vehicle. After conducting a high risk stop, three occupants were initially detained.  At the […]

Oxnard PD arrest another Stolen Vehicle

Oxnard PD arrest another Stolen Vehicle

Oxnard Police Department – Incident Press Release On January 25 2019, at about 4:40PM, an officer with the Oxnard Police Department conducted a traffic stop on a vehicle (2013 Toyota Corolla) for a vehicle code violation.  The officer learned that the vehicle was previously reported stolen out of the City of Port Hueneme.  The officer […]

Oxnard Police Auto Theft Detectives Locate Another Stolen Honda, Two Arrested

Oxnard Police Auto Theft Detectives Locate Another Stolen Honda, Two Arrested

Oxnard Police Department – Incident Press Release The Oxnard Police Department in its ongoing commitment to curb auto theft has remained vigilant in its efforts to prevent it and to arrest those responsible for it. On January 24, 2019, detectives assigned to the Oxnard Police Department Auto Theft Task Force (ATTF) were notified of a […]

Vehicle Theft Problem Continues for Oxnard; #NotThisCarOxnard Campaign

Vehicle Theft Problem Continues for Oxnard;  #NotThisCarOxnard  Campaign

In the spirit of Informing, Educating and Empowering our community, the Oxnard Police Department (OPD) would like to remind the residents of Oxnard of a continuing crime trend citywide.  The Oxnard Police Department has had over 750 vehicles reported stolen over the past year (overwhelmingly 1990’s Honda sedans) which is a 9.2 % increase from […]

Automated License Plate Reader Helps Nab Car Thief

Automated License Plate Reader Helps Nab Car Thief

Simi Valley Police Department – Incident Press Release On Dec. 10th at approximately 9:30 PM, an officer from the Simi Valley Police Department was patrolling the area of Cochran St. and Tapo St. when the vehicle’s ALPR (Automated License Plate Reader) indicated the license plate on the vehicle in front of him was stolen. The […]

Simi Valley | Traffic Collision Investigation Leads to Arrest/Recovery of Stolen Vehicle

Simi Valley | Traffic Collision Investigation Leads to Arrest/Recovery of Stolen Vehicle

Simi Valley Police Department – Incident Press Release . On 6/11/18, at approximately 12:50 am, SVPD units responded to a report of a single vehicle traffic collision in the area of Rincon St. and Royal Ave. Upon arrival, the driver of the vehicle (15 yr. old male) was contacted and detained. Further investigation revealed the […]

Ventura | Suspect arrested in Car Theft

Ventura | Suspect arrested in Car Theft

Ventura Police Department – Incident Press Release  On May 28 at 4:23 AM an alert citizen called the Ventura Police Department Command Center to report that he saw a male suspect rummaging through the interior of his neighbor’s car. The suspect fled from the scene and the citizen followed the suspect until officers arrived on scene. […]

Santa Paula arrested | Suspected of Car Theft

Santa Paula arrested | Suspected of Car Theft

Ventura County Sheriff – Incident Press Release   A Santa Paula resident was arrested Wednesday for the theft of a vehicle in the city of Fillmore on April 4, 2018. The victim, who is a Fillmore resident, reported that his vehicle had been stolen from the parking lot of a grocery store in Fillmore while he […]

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