Thousand Oaks | Burglary Suspects Arrested

Ventura County Sheriff – Incident Press Release 

On August 1, 2018, at approximately 9:27 AM, Thousand Oaks Police Department patrol deputies responded to the 600 block of Calle Mandarinas, for a burglary in progress call. The  victim reported that two Hispanic males broke into her residence while she was home and stole items from the residence. Once the homeowner confronted the suspects they  fled  in  a  grey Infinity vehicle. Patrol deputies arrived and searched the area. During the  search, Sheriff’s Dispatch received another call for a burglary in progress in the 80 block of West Sidlee Street, which is approximately two miles from the Calle Mandarinas location.   Additional patrol  resources responded and searched the area.

During the search, a Moorpark Police Motor Unit  observed  a  vehicle  matching  the  suspect vehicle driving eastbound on State Route 118.  The Moorpark Police Motor unit followed the  vehicle until additional police units arrived to assist.   The vehicle pulled into the Del Taco  restaurant drive through, located at 1098  Enchanted Way in  Simi  Valley.  The  three  occupants fled from the vehicle and a foot pursuit ensued. With the assistance of Simi Valley Police Department, Ventura County Sheriff’s Office K9, and the Ventura County Sheriff’s Office Air Unit, all three suspects ere taken into custody.

A search of their vehicle revealed stolen property from at least three different residences located in the City of Thousand Oaks. Joseph Mancha, Armando Tellez, and Hope Delaolla were identified as documented gang members from the Bakersfield area. Mancha, Tellez, and

Delaolla were arrested for violating Penal Code section 182(a)(1) – Conspiracy, PC 459 – Burglary, and PC 186.22(a) – Street Terrorism.

Thousand Oaks Police Department Detectives are conducting a follow up investigation to identify the owner of the stolen property found in the vehicle.













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