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Ventura County Sheriff's Office
Thursday June 18th, 2020 :: 12:09 p.m. PDT


Suspect Arrested in Oak View Assault

Nature of Incident:
Suspect Arrested in Oak View Assault
Report Number:
8700 block of Nye Rd, Casitas Springs CA
Date & Time:
06/17/20 @ 6:55 PM
Unit(s) Responsible:
Sheriff’s Ojai Patrol Station
Sheriff’s Major Crimes Unit
(S)uspects, (V)ictims, (P)arty, (D)ecedent
City of Residence
(V) Adult Female
(V) Adult Male
(S) Robert Patrick Bowe
Oak View, Ca
Oak View, Ca
Oak View, Ca
On 06/17/20, detectives located and arrested (S) Robert Bowe for assault with a deadly weapon upon his parents.
On 6/16/20, Robert Bowe assaulted his parents with a knife in an unprovoked attack in the unincorporated area of Oak View. Bowe fled the residence prior to the deputies’ arrival. Deputies spent hours searching the surrounding area but were unsuccessful in locating Bowe.
On 6/17/20, at approximately 6:55 PM, detectives located Bowe at a residence in the 8700 block of Nye Road in the unincorporated area of Casitas Springs. Bowe was taken into custody without incident and was booked into the Pre-Trial Detention Facility for two felony counts of Penal Code section 245(a)(1) – Assault with a Deadly Weapon and one count of PC 368(b)(1) – Elder Abuse. Bowe’s bail was set at $160,000 and he is scheduled to appear today in Ventura County Superior Court.
Anyone with information about the assault is asked to call Detective Craig Hennes at (805) 384-4722.
Prepared by:
Sergeant Steve Michalec
News Release Date:
Page 2 of 2
Media Follow-Up Contact:
Captain Eric Buschow
(805) 947-8129
[email protected]
Approved by:
Booking Photo Release:
Captain Jeff Miller

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

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Non-emergencies: 805-654-9511

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