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City of Ventura - Police Department
Friday June 24th, 2011 :: 05:18 p.m. PDT


Press release: Vandalism (Graffiti) with Arrests. June 23, 2011, 12:35 pm, Thille Park, Ventura.

Incident: Vandalism (Graffiti) with Arrests

Contact: Watch Commander, 805-339-4416

Location: Thille Park, 5350 Thille St.

Date/Time Occurred: June 23, 2011, 12:35 p.m.

Officer(s) Involved: Ventura PD Patrol Officers

Victim(s): City of Ventura


#1 Joe Osuna, 19 yrs, Ventura Resident
#2 Daniel Chavez, 19 yrs, Ventura Resident
#3 Male Juvenile, 15 yrs, Ventura Resident

Report #: 11-6993


On the above date and time a witness at Thille Park called 911 to report seeing the three suspects using permanent markers to graffiti (“tag”) several objects, city owned trash cans and an electrical box, inside the park area.

Officers responding to the call observed three subjects matching the description given by the witness walking several blocks away on Telephone Rd. Officers contacted the three subjects and after their investigation, determined all three were involved in the vandalism after they were positively identified by the witness.

Osuna and Chavez were both booked into the Ventura County Jail for vandalism. The male juvenile was cited for vandalism and released to a parent.

City of Ventura - Police Department
1425 Dowell Dr
Ventura, CA 93003

Emergency: 9-1-1
Non-emergencies: 805-339-4400

5350 Thille St
Ventura, CA 93003

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