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Ventura Teens arrested for alleged Purse Snatching

Ventura Teens arrested for alleged Purse Snatching

Ventura Police Department – Incident Press Release On March 14th at 4:47 Am, the Ventura Police Communications Center received a 911 call reporting a theft of a purse at a business in the 6100 block of Telegraph Road. The victim’s purse was stolen while at the business, and the victim initially chased the suspect but was […]

Ventura Detectives arrest Man for String of Purse Snatchings–Stolen Credit Cards

Ventura Detectives arrest Man for String of Purse Snatchings–Stolen Credit Cards

Ventura Police Department – Incident Press Release In January Ventura Police Department Street Crimes Unit Detectives began investigating several purse thefts that had occurred at local grocery stores. The suspect had targeted elderly victims who were distracted and had their purses stolen from their shopping carts. The suspect then used the victim’s credit cards to […]

Purse snatchers at Oxnard Whole Foods run up $20,700 in Target Gift Cards

Purse snatchers at Oxnard Whole Foods run up $20,700 in Target Gift Cards

Ventura: Suspect arrested in Kevin Jewelers Theft tied to Purse snatching

Ventura: Suspect arrested in Kevin Jewelers Theft tied to Purse snatching

The victim, Michelle Burt, had set her purse on a table during a child’s party when a male suspect from another party group took the purse, concealed it under his shirt and fled the area. Approximately two hours later the Ventura Police Department Command Center received a report of a theft in progress at Kevin […]

Simi Police ask public to help identify armed robbery suspect

Simi Police ask public to help identify armed robbery suspect

  On August 29, 2014, at about 10:30 P.M., a male suspect armed with a handgun robbed a female victim who was sitting in her car in the Jack-in-the-Box parking lot located at 130 E. Cochran St. The victim’s purse and identification were taken. The suspect was described as a white or Hispanic male in […]

Ventura-Vandalism at Police station and purse snatcher caught at Trader Joe’s

Ventura-Vandalism at Police station and purse snatcher caught at Trader Joe’s

Rankin was identified by a witness to the crime and caught on Police Department video surveillance.  No one was injured during this incident.     Later in the day at 1:24 p.m. the Ventura Police Command Center received a 911 call of a possible robbery in progress near Trader Joes grocery store located in the Pacific View […]