Ventura Police Department – Incident Press Release
On May 8th 3:09 AM the Ventura Police Department Command Center received a 911 call from the clerk at Circle K, who was reporting a robbery just occurred at the business.
During the investigation, officers learned the suspect entered Circle K and began demanding cigarettes. The suspect then brandished a knife and came behind the register. He also instructed the clerk to open the cash register. The suspect took several packs of cigarettes and cash from the register.
The clerk provided a description of the suspect. Officers canvassed the area and located a suspect matching the description in a nearby gas station parking lot. Officers detained the suspect, identified as Juan Jimenez, and the clerk identified Jimenez as the robber. Jimenez was also found in possession of several boxes of cigarettes and cash.
Jimenez was booked in Ventura County Jail for Robbery. No one was injured as a result of this incident.