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Ventura County Sheriff's Office
Monday December 21st, 2009 :: 03:54 p.m. PST

Advisory

Looking for subject responsible for Animal Abuse.

VENTURA COUNTY SHERIFF

MEDIA RELEASE

Bob Brooks, Sheriff

www.VCSD.org

Nature of Incident:

Nature of Incident: Felony Animal Abuse

Location: El Rio, area around the 400 block of Will Ave

Date & Time/ RB#: 12-16-09 / 09-30823

Unit Responsible: Headquarters Detectives

Victim:

Judith Johnson

Narrative: On 12-16-09, the victim noticed that her cat, Squeekers, had been shot in the leg. Due to the extensive damage caused by the shot, Squeekers’ leg had to be amputated. Not only has this incident caused extreme grief to the family, but it has resulted in expensive veterinary bills as well. Squeekers is a domestic, short hair Tabby that was rescued by its current owners as a kitten, and has been a loving member of their family ever since.

Anyone having information regarding the subject who shot the cat is urged to call either the investigating detective or Crime Stoppers.


Officer Preparing Release: Detective Christine Rettura

Follow-up Contact: Detective Christine Rettura (805) 662-6770

Date of Release: 12-21-09

Approved By: Captain Eric Dowd

IF THE SUSPECT IS NOT KNOWN, PLEASE ADD THE FOLLOWING PARAGRAPH TO ALL NEWS RELEASES:

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

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

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