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Ventura County Sheriff's Office
Friday January 8th, 2021 :: 01:52 p.m. PST


Piru Burglary Arrests

Nature of Incident: Commercial Burglary Arrests
Report Number: 21-1962
Location: 3950 Center Street, Piru
Date & Time: January 5, 2021 10:30 PM
Unit(s) Responsible: Fillmore Patrol/ Fillmore Investigations Unit
(S)uspects, (V)ictims, (P)arty, (D)ecedent

City of Residence

(S) Juvenile Female
(S) Juvenile Female
(S) Juvenile Female                    
(S) Juvenile Female
Santa Paula
Santa Paula
Santa Paula
Four Ventura County juveniles were arrested in connection with a commercial burglary in Piru.
On the evening of January 5, 2021, deputies from the Ventura County Sheriff’s Office responded to Morelia’s Meat Market in Piru for a burglary that had just occurred. The deputies found the market’s front windows broken and learned several items had been stolen. The initial investigation determined that four juvenile females had committed the burglary and fled before their arrival.
On January 6, 2021, detectives conducted a follow-up investigation of the burglary. Detectives were able to identify the suspects and tracked them to a residence in close proximity to the crime scene. The detectives located all four suspects as well as evidence connecting them to the burglary.
Additionally, detectives found evidence connecting the juveniles to a coordinated shoplifting crime at Morelia’s Meat Market earlier in the day. Detectives concluded the juveniles had entered the market during business hours and worked together to steal items from the store.
The four juveniles were arrested for PC 459- Burglary, PC 459.5(a)- Shoplifting, and two counts of PC 182(a)- Conspiracy to Commit a Crime. The juveniles were transported and booked into the Juvenile Justice Center.
Prepared by: Deputy Jonathan Schnereger  
News Release Date: 01/07/2021  
Media Follow-Up Contact: Detective Shawn Pewsey
(805) 947-9128
[email protected]
Approved by:
Booking Photo Release:
Captain Garo Kuredjian
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Ventura County Crime Stoppers will pay up to $1,000 reward for information, which leads to the arrest and criminal complaint against the person(s) responsible for this crime.  The caller may remain anonymous.  The call is not recorded.  Call Crime Stoppers at 800-222-TIPS (8477).

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