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Ventura County Sheriff's Office
Monday March 4th, 2019 :: 01:45 p.m. PST


Sexual Predator Arrest

Nature of Incident: Arrest of Child Predator
Report Number: 19-32360
Location: 700 Block of Saint Charles Drive
Date & Time: 2016 to present
Unit(s) Responsible: City of Thousand Oaks – Investigations Bureau Major Crimes – Sexual Assault Unit, City of Thousand Oaks Patrol
(S)uspects, (V)ictims, (P)arty, (D)ecedent

City of Residence

(V) Juvenile, female
(A) Ayala, Luis
Thousand Oaks
Thousand Oaks
On March 1, 2019, at approximately 1550 hours, City of Thousand Oaks Patrol units responded to child crimes report in the City of Thousand Oaks.  During patrol’s initial investigation it was learned the 15 year old victim was being sexually abused by her step-father for the past 2 ½ years. 
The City of Thousand Oaks Major Crimes – Sexual Assault Unit Detectives were called and responded to take over the investigation.  As a result if their investigation, A-Ayala was arrested for 288.5(a) PC – Continued Sexual abuse of a Child. 
A-Ayala was booked into the Ventura County Pre-Trial Detention Facility.  Due to the nature of the crime a bail increase was requested and granted.  A-Ayala’ bail is currently set at $200,000.  A-Ayala is scheduled to appear in Ventura County Superior Court on March 5, 2019, at 1:30 PM. 
Prepared by: Sergeant Dan Hawes #2261  
News Release Date: March 4, 2019  
Media Follow-Up Contact: Detective Darin Yanover #2834
(805) 947-6532  or [email protected]
Approved by:
Booking Photo Release:
Captain Renee Ferguson
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Ventura County Crime Stoppers will pay up to $1,000 reward for information, which leads to the arrest and criminal complaint against the person(s) responsible for this crime.  The caller may remain anonymous.  The call is not recorded.  Call Crime Stoppers at 800-222-TIPS (8477).

Ventura County Sheriff's Office
800 S Victoria Ave
Ventura, CA 93003

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