Ventura Man becomes combative after Threatening employees at Vons

purchase arial, store sans-serif; font-size: 12pt;”>Ventura Police Department – Incident Press Release

On November 19th at 10: AM, the Ventura Police Department Command Center received a call of a subject making threats towards employees and refusing to leave the Vons store, 2764 E. Thompson Blvd.  Officers responded and contacted the suspect, later identified as 48  year old Ventura resident Angel Vales inside the store.       

When Vales was contacted, he immediately became confrontational and threatening towards the officers.  At one point, Vales attempted to leave and one of the officers grabbed him by the arm.  Vales pushed that officer in the chest and a struggled ensued.  A second officer immediately grabbed Vales and both officers took him to the ground.  Vales attempted to hit the second officer as well.  Once on the ground, Vales was taken into custody without further incident.

Vales was arrested and later booked into the Ventura County Jail for felony battery on a police officer. 

No one, including the officers, was injured as a result of this incident. 


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