Ventura PD arrest vagrant for break-in at Chevron gas station

view times;”>Just past 2am Thursday morning, drug the Ventura Police Command Center received an alarm activation from the Chevron gas station at 4411 Market St.. Officers arrived and found the glass in the front door of the food mart had been smashed, sale and it appeared as if somebody had gone inside. They cleared the interior of the business but did not locate anyone. An employee arrived and confirmed that property had been taken from inside the business. After reviewing the surveillance video, other officers were given a description of the suspect.

A short time later, a patrol officer found a subject, 53 year old vagrant Ronald Trent, only a short distance from the business. Trent matched the physical description that was provided and was wearing the same clothing as seen in the video. Upon further investigation, it was determined  he was still in possession of some of the stolen property. Trent was arrested and booked at the Ventura County Jail for commercial burglary. No one was injured during this incident.

The investigation into this incident is ongoing. Anyone with information related to this incident is urged to call the Ventura Police Department at (805) 339-4493.

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