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Ventura County Sheriff's Office
Tuesday September 10th, 2019 :: 03:00 p.m. PDT


Camarillo Resident Arrested

Nature of Incident: Camarillo resident arrested for possession of illegal drugs for sale.
Report Number: 19-133117
Location: 1900 Block of Colonia Place, Camarillo, California
Date & Time: September 05, 2019 @ 1330 hours
Unit(s) Responsible: Camarillo Special Enforcement Detail / Camarillo Investigations Bureau
(S)uspects, (V)ictims, (P)arty, (D)ecedent

City of Residence

(S) Reyes, Ralph Camarillo, CA 58
On September 05, 2019, Camarillo Police Special Enforcement Detail detectives contacted and arrested Ralph Reyes of Camarillo for being in possession of controlled substances for the purpose of sales and for his involvement in the sales of illegal drugs to Camarillo residents.
During the month of August 2019, detectives assigned to the Camarillo Special Enforcement Detail developed information that a male subject identified as Ralph Reyes was currently involved in selling illegal drugs throughout the City of Camarillo. During the month long investigation, Camarillo detectives accumulated additonal evidence which corroborated Reyes’ involvement in illegal drug sales.
On 09/05/2019, Camarillo Special Enforcement Detectives located and detained Reyes in Camarillo. During a search of Reyes’ vehicle, amounts of methamphetamine and heroin packaged for sales and about $1900 in U.S. currency were located.  Detectives subsequently served a search warrant at Reyes’ residence in the 1900 block of Colonia Place in Camarillo and located 2.5 ounces of heroin and ½ ounce of methamphetamine. Additional evidence was located which indicated the illegal drugs were possessed for the purpose of sales. The illegal drugs and the U.S. currency were seized by detectives.
Reyes was arrested for violation of Health and Safety code 11351/ possession of a controlled substance (heroin) for sale and Health and Safety code 11378/Felony possession of a controlled substance (methamphetamines) for sale.  Reyes was booked at the Ventura County Pre-Trial Detention Facility where he remains in custody with a bail set at $250,000.00. 
The Camarillo Police Department Special Enforcement Detail is a plain clothes unit that conducts a variety of investigations of crimes and criminal activity occurring within the City of Camarillo. The goal of SED is to reduce property crime and violent crime through investigations and directed enforcement. Anyone with information regarding criminal activity is encouraged to contact the Camarillo Police Department at 805-388-5100. The Camarillo Police Department would like to thank members of the public for their on-going support and due diligence in providing information to assist our agency in solving crimes.  We are better at what we do because of our community partnerships. 
Prepared by: Detective Hollowell  
News Release Date: 09/06/2019  
Media Follow-Up Contact: Detective Hollowell  805-388-5113  
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