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Ventura County Sheriff's Office
Thursday April 2nd, 2020 :: 12:15 p.m. PDT


Moorpark Narcotics Sales Arrest

Nature of Incident: Narcotics Sales Arrest
Report Number: 20-46610
Location: 6900 Block of Queens Court, Moorpark
Date & Time: 03/29/2020 @ 1:00 PM
Unit(s) Responsible: Ventura County Sheriff’s Office Moorpark Patrol Station
(S)uspects, (V)ictims, (P)arty, (D)ecedent

City of Residence

(S) Gabriel Marrache Moorpark  
On March 29, 2020, deputies from the Ventura County Sheriff’s Office Moorpark Patrol Station contacted Gabriel Marrache, a resident of Moorpark, and arrested him for possession for sales of cocaine and marijuana.
On March 29, 2020, deputies received a call for service of a suspicious vehicle parked in the cul-de-sac located on Queens Court in the City of Moorpark. When responding deputies contacted the driver, later identified as Marrache, they smelled a strong odor of marijuana coming from the cabin area of the vehicle. Deputies also observed marijuana and marijuana paraphernalia in plain view inside the vehicle.    
Deputies subsequently conducted a search of the vehicle and located a significant quantity of marijuana and cocaine. Deputies also located paraphernalia indicative of narcotics sales, including a digital scale, small plastic baggies, and cash. Marrache possessed over 400 doses of marijuana and over 70 doses of cocaine.
Based on the investigation, Marrache was arrested for sales of cocaine and marijuana. Marrache was subsequently booked at the Ventura County Pre-Trial Detention Facility. 
The Ventura County Sheriff’s Office Moorpark Patrol Station is committed to aggressively target the sales and use of illegal narcotics in order to prevent further crime in our community. The sales and use of narcotics is often associated with suspects who participate in illegal activity throughout our county, including various property and violent crimes. The Ventura County Sheriff’s Office strongly encourages citizens to be vigilant and report suspicious activity.  
Prepared by: Deputy Steve Donlon  
News Release Date: 04/02/2020  
Media Follow-Up Contact: Sergeant Juan Ponce
(805) 532-1630
Approved by:
Booking Photo Release:
Captain Victor Fazio
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Ventura, CA 93003

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