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Ventura County Sheriff's Office
Monday July 1st, 2019 :: 07:14 p.m. PDT


News Story - Narcotics Arrest

Nature of Incident: Narcotic Arrest

Report Number: 19-96588

Location: 10900 Block of Del Norte Street, Ventura, California

Date & Time: June 21, 2019 at 8:50 PM

Unit(s) Responsible: Sheriff Narcotic’s West County Street Team

(S)uspects, (V)ictims, (P)arty, (D)ecedent City of Residence Age

(S) Sheala Bruns Ventura, Ca. 30


On 06/21/2019, Detectives from the Ventura County Sheriff’s West County Narcotic Street Team

concluded a month long narcotic investigation into the narcotic trafficking activities of Ventura

resident Sheala Bruns by executing a search warrant on her person, vehicle, and residence.

On 6/21/2019, narcotic detectives contacted and detained Bruns in the carport area of her

residence while simultaneously executing a search warrant on her residence located in the

10900 block of Del Norte Street, in the city of Ventura. As a result of searching her residence and

vehicle, detectives seized methamphetamine and heroin possessed for sales, several digital

scales, U.S. currency and paraphernalia indicative of narcotic sales. Additionally a 45 caliber

handgun, high capacity magazine, and ammunition were seized from the residence.

Bruns was arrested and booked at the Ventura County Main Jail for numerous narcotic and

weapons violations. Her bail was set at $50,000, which she posted. Bruns’ next scheduled court

appearance is set for July 9, 2019 at 8:15 am in Court Room 12.

The West County Street Team is comprised of Narcotic Detectives from the Ventura County

Sheriff’s Office, the Oxnard Police Department, and the Port Hueneme Police Department.

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Prepared by:

Detective Sergeant Guy Moody

News Release Date:

June 28, 2019

Media Follow-Up Contact:

Detective Stephan Graybill

[email protected]

(805) 384-4767

Approved by:

Booking Photo Release:

Captain Bill Schierman


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

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