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Ventura | Young children in house where adult busted for Narcotics Sales

Ventura | Young children in house where adult busted for Narcotics Sales

Ventura Police Department – Incident Press Release Possession of Controlled Substance, Possession of Narcotics for Sales, Possession of a Controlled Substance for Sales, Felon in Possession of a Firearm and Ammunition, and Child Endangerment Arrest On May 20th, 2021, members of the Ventura Police Department Street Crimes Unit (SCU) conducted a search warrant in the […]

Ventura PD to join the National “Click It or Ticket” Enforcement Campaign

Ventura PD to join the National “Click It or Ticket” Enforcement Campaign

Ventura Police Department Ventura, California – The Ventura Police Department is joining agencies across the country in promoting the importance of wearing a seat belt in the car and keeping children safe by making sure they are properly restrained. This year’s Click it or Ticket seat belt enforcement campaign is from May 17- June 6, 2021. During this […]

“Share the Road” During National Motorcycle Safety Awareness Month

“Share the Road” During National Motorcycle Safety Awareness Month

City of Ventura    Drivers are encouraged to “Share the Road”  During National Motorcycle Safety Awareness Month Ventura, Calif. —  May is Motorcycle Safety Awareness Month, and the Ventura Police Department encourages the community to think about the safety of riders on two wheels and look twice for motorcycles. “Motorcycle riders are often much harder to see than […]

Ventura PD DUI Checkpoint Results

Ventura PD DUI Checkpoint Results

This checkpoint was established in the 4200 block of E. Main St. beginning at 2100 hours and concluded at 1:00 AM 671 cars passed the checkpoint, while 466 drivers were contacted and screened through the checkpoint. The following is a list of the enforcement activities that took place at, or as a result of the […]

Ventura | Stabbing victim subject of alleged hate crime

Ventura | Stabbing victim subject of alleged hate crime

Ventura Police Department – Incident Press Release On 5/5/21 at about 10:30 PM the Ventura Police Command Center received a 911 call from a victim of a stabbing who was enroute to the hospital via a private vehicle. Officers met the victim at a local hospital and the initial investigation revealed that the victim and […]

Hiker hears firearm discharged at Hillside east of Cedar and Shoshone

Hiker hears firearm discharged at Hillside east of Cedar and Shoshone

Ventura Police Department – Incident Press Release On May 6th at 8:31 PM a citizen was hiking on a trail between two neighborhoods. While the citizen was hiking, he saw a muzzle flash while also hearing a gunshot coming from below where he was hiking. He then heard a ricocheting bullet near him and fled […]

Ventura Police Holding a DUI Checkpoint on May 7, 2021

Ventura Police Holding a DUI Checkpoint on May 7, 2021

  Ventura, Calif. —  The Ventura Police Department Traffic Unit will conduct a DUI checkpoint at an undisclosed location within the city limits on Friday, May 7, 2021, from 7:00 p.m. to 2:00 a.m.  DUI checkpoint locations are chosen based on a history of DUI collision statistics and arrests. The primary purpose of checkpoints is not to make arrests, but to promote public safety by […]

The Ventura Police Department Encourages Residents to “Go Safely” During National Bicycle Safety Month

The Ventura Police Department Encourages Residents to “Go Safely” During National Bicycle Safety Month

  Ventura, Calif. —  With over 60 miles of bicycle lanes, 35 miles of bike routes and paths, and over 400 lockers and racks, the City of Ventura is rated as a bicycle friendly community from the League of American Bicyclists. During Bicycle Safety Month, the Ventura Police Department is encouraging those out walking, driving, or riding […]

Ventura PD cuff pair for Possession of Firearm

Ventura PD cuff pair for Possession of Firearm

Ventura Police Department – Incident Press Release On May 1st at 11:53 PM, the Ventura Police Department Command Center received a call of subjects smoking marijuana inside a vehicle parked near a playground at Camino Real Park. Ventura Police patrol officers responded and contacted the occupants. During the investigation, a loaded firearm was located inside […]

Ventura | Pedestrian hit crossing Thompson Blvd.

Ventura | Pedestrian hit crossing Thompson Blvd.

Ventura Police Department – Incident Press Release On April 29th at 8:29 PM the Ventura Police Command Center received calls reference a traffic collision at the intersection of Thompson Blvd and Hurst Ave.   The preliminary investigation revealed a pedestrian was crossing the street in a poorly lit section of roadway at midblock. A vehicle was […]