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 2000 block of Scoter Ave Ventura after an ongoing investigation into narcotics and controlled substances for sales. Detectives identified Rafael Hernandez as the suspect involved.

During the search warrant, detectives recovered narcotics, controlled substances, evidence of sales, and a loaded firearm inside Hernandez’s residence. There are also young children that live in the house.

As a result of the investigation, Rafael Hernandez was arrested and booked at the Ventura County Jail for possession of methamphetamines, possession of methamphetamines for sales, possession of fentanyl for sales, felon in possession of a firearm and ammunition, and felony child endangerment.

A search of the Ventura County Superior Court shows that Rafael Hernandez has prior convictions for Assault with a Deadly Weapon and Felony Vehicle Pursuit.

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