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Ventura County Sheriff's Office
Sunday July 18th, 2010 :: 05:34 p.m. PDT


Vandalism Arrest

Nature of Incident: RB#:

Vandalism Arrests 2010-16868


City of Moorpark

Date & Time:

July 13, 2010

Unit Responsible:

Moorpark Patrol, Moorpark Police Department’s Special Enforcement / Gang Unit

Suspects, Victims, Witnesses Address Age

(S) Juvenile Moorpark 16

(S) Juvenile Moorpark 16

(S) Juvenile Moorpark 14

(S) Male, Adult Moorpark 18


Moorpark Patrol deputies responded to a call of subjects drinking alcohol and tagging in the area of Peach Hill. The vandals used spray paint and markers to vandalize a community park. After surveilling the reported area, patrol deputies apprehended three suspects who were responsible for the acts of vandalism.

Based on evidence and information obtained during a subsequent investigation by the Moorpark Special Enforcement / Gang Unit, they identified one additional suspect and determined the acts of vandalism were gang related. The adult was arrested for an additional charge of Street Terrorism. In total, at least five current vandalism cases totaling over $5,000 worth of damage were cleared.

Officer Preparing Release: Detective J. Tedder

Follow-up Contact: Detective J. Tedder (805) 532-2648

Approved By: Captain D. Murray

Ventura County Sheriff's Office
800 S Victoria Ave
Ventura, CA 93009

Emergency: 9-1-1
Non-emergencies: 805-654-9511

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