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Ventura Man Sentenced to 60 Years to Life for Kidnap, Rape and Battery

Ventura Man Sentenced to 60 Years to Life for Kidnap, Rape and Battery

VENTURA, California – District Attorney Gregory D. Totten announced today that David Romero (DOB 10/04/90), of Ventura, was sentenced to 60 years to life in prison by Judge Anthony Sabo.  On February 22, 2019, Romero was convicted by a jury of rape and three counts of inflicting a traumatic condition upon his dating partner, and […]

Anti-Fraud Friday – Kidnap/Ransom Scam in Thousand Oaks

Anti-Fraud Friday – Kidnap/Ransom Scam in Thousand Oaks

During the last week, I have received reports of the Kidnap/Ransom Scam affecting several people in the Thousand Oaks area. Like all scams, the scammer preys on your fears and emotions in order to separate you from your money.  How it works You receive a phone call, generally from outside the area code, from someone […]

Simi PD Warning: Kidnap Telephone Scam

Simi PD Warning: Kidnap Telephone Scam

UPDATE: Oxnard: Car stolen that was related to the kidnapping of a four year old – recovered

UPDATE: Oxnard:  Car stolen that was related to the kidnapping of a four year old – recovered

The Oxnard Police Department located the 2003 Ford Mustang that was stolen at about 6 am this  morning and was related to the kidnapping of a four year old.  The vehicle was located in the area of Channel Islands Boulevard and Rose Avenue.  After a brief vehicle pursuit, here the vehicle stopped and the occupants […]