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Ventura County Sheriff's Office
Wednesday July 24th, 2019 :: 08:33 p.m. PDT


News Story - Attempt Murder Arrest

Nature of Incident: Attempted Murder Arrest

Report Number: 19-114894

Location: Premier Inns (2434 W. Hillcrest Drive, Thousand Oaks)

Date & Time: July 22, 2019 at approximately 2:30 a.m.

Unit(s) Responsible: East County Investigations

Thousand Oaks Patrol Services

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

(S) Ferguson, Celebration C

(V) Adult Male

Los Angeles, CA

Oxnard, CA




In the early morning hours of July 22, 2019, Sheriff’s deputies responded to The Premier Inns for a call of possible domestic violence. Two guests staying at The Premier Inns were involved in an altercation, which was witnessed by an uninvolved party. During the altercation, Celebration Ferguson was heard yelling that she was going to kill the victim and seen battering the victim.

When deputies arrived on scene, they witnessed a physical altercation between the victim and Ferguson. Deputies were able to gain control of both parties and further the investigation through interviews and the identification and collection of evidence. The investigation revealed that Ferguson attempted to strangle the victim, while yelling she would kill the victim.

East County Major Crimes detectives responded to assist with the investigation. Based on the investigation, it was determined that Celebration Ferguson was in violation of 664/187(a) PC / Attempted Murder. Ferguson was booked at the Pre-Trial Detention Facility, with bail set at $500,000. Her court appearance is set for 07/25/19 at 1:30 p.m.

Prepared by: Detective Matt Theobald

News Release Date: July 24, 2019

Media Follow-Up Contact: Detective Matt Theobald

Office: 805 494-8223

Cell: 805 947-8261

[email protected]

Approved by: Captain D. Sliva

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

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

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