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Police Department Asks Public Not to Call 911 When Out of Toilet Paper in Hilarious Post

Police Department Asks Public Not to Call 911 When Out of Toilet Paper in Hilarious Post

BY MICHAEL WING Amidst the the coronavirus pandemic panic-buying, the Newport Oregon Police Department released a statement urging people not to call 9-1-1 emergency services when running out of toilet paper. The online community warmly received the witty post during these times of uncertainty. The department’s viral post begins, “It’s hard to believe that we even […]

Oxnard Approves New Ordinances on Homeless/Vagrant Offenses

Oxnard Approves New Ordinances on Homeless/Vagrant Offenses

By George Miller At the 9-17-19 Oxnard City Council meeting, a package of several ordinances was proposed by staff- and approved by Council-  to deal with vagrant offenders, which they differentiated from merely being homeless, an important legal point, it turned out. What prompted this is an expanding and sometimes aggressive population of homeless people […]

Oxnard to Consider New Ordinances to Control Camping, Aggressive Panhandling, Park Exclusion

Oxnard to Consider New Ordinances to Control Camping, Aggressive Panhandling, Park Exclusion

By George Miller The local homeless situation, encampments and resulting environmental damage, panhandling, petty crime and resultant quality of life issues are prompting the city to take action. Oxnard Assistant Police Chief Eric Sonstegard said that California Proposition 47 and 57, AB109 and the Boise court ruling (people can sleep on public land unless there […]

Think Two Steps Ahead: September is Pedestrian Safety Month

Think Two Steps Ahead: September is Pedestrian Safety Month

Ventura County, Ca.–The cities of Camarillo, Moorpark and Thousand Oaks are working with law enforcement agencies across the state to promote safe behaviors that allow drivers and those on foot to get where they need to go safely. September is Pedestrian Safety Month, and California continues to see more and more pedestrians getting injured or […]

Oxnard Council Approves Homeless Plans; Many New Fee Increases; Addresses Terrible Internal Controls;

Oxnard Council Approves Homeless Plans; Many New Fee Increases; Addresses Terrible Internal Controls;

By George Miller The 7-24-18 Oxnard City Council Meeting was the last one before the August break: Accepted the Police & Housing Departments’ plans on homelessness and anti-vagrancy efforts; Approved many new fee increases; Accepted Treasurer’s investment report and Finance’s new internal controls policy; Rice and 5th RR crossing progressing with funding, design, approvals; awarded […]

How Oxnard deals with street gangs

How Oxnard deals with street gangs

By George Miller, July 14, 2014   Editor’s note: This article was published 4 years ago. It is being re-released now because of all the discussion since enforcement was suspended and a modified version is to be considered after public meetings. Read about the discussion at the 7-17-18 Council meeting. Also read Armando Vazquez’s injunction […]

Do you recognize this Camarillo burglary suspect?

Do you recognize this Camarillo burglary suspect?

The Camarillo Police Department is seeking the public’s assistance in identifying a commercial burglary suspect. On 12/3/17, at 11:50 PM, an unidentified male entered a closed business located in the 300 block of Lantana Street, in the City of Camarillo. The suspect removed property from the business. The crime was captured on the business’s video surveillance […]

Resident reports Ventura car burglary, leading to suspect arrest

Resident reports Ventura car burglary, leading to suspect arrest

Ventura Police Department At 12/27/17 @ 1154 hrs, the Ventura Police Department Command Center received a 911 call of a vehicle burglary in progress to a vehicle in the Lowes parking lot at 500 S. Mills Rd. The caller reported seeing a subject, later identified as Isaiah Womack, use a screwdriver to force entry into […]

Port Hueneme Police Dept. Cops for Tots Toy Giveaway Video

Port Hueneme Police Dept. Cops for Tots Toy Giveaway Video

By Tom Dunn HAPPY HOLIDAYS TO ALL AND TO ALL THE BEST FOR 2018 TOM DUNN – PORT HUENEME NEW PORT HUENEME POLICE DEPARTMENT’S FIRST ANNUAL COPS FOR TOTS EVENT . The Port Hueneme Police Department Cops for Tots Program served over 500 children last night with each child receiving a new unwrapped toy. The […]

Public helps solve Camarillo shoplifting crime

Public helps solve Camarillo shoplifting crime

The Camarillo Police Department (VC Sheriff) would like to thank the public for their help in identifying a theft suspect. On 11/17/2017, a theft occurred at Kmart, in Camarillo. The suspect exited the business without paying for the merchandise. Surveillance footage was provided by Kmart which depicted thesuspect committing the theft. On 11/21/2017, Camarillo detectives released a […]

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