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Ventura County Sheriff's Office
Wednesday September 22nd, 2021 :: 05:18 p.m. PDT


News Story - Narcotics Arrest

Nature of Incident: Narcotics Arrest
Report Number: 21-116974
Location: 400 Block Ojai Avenue, Ojai CA
1500 Block Morse Avenue, Ventura CA
Date & Time: 9/10/2021 @ 1:30 PM
Unit(s) Responsible: Ventura County Sheriff’s Office Narcotics Street Team
(S)uspects, (V)ictims, (P)arty, (D)ecedent

City of Residence

(S) Anthony Aguilar Ojai, CA 24
Detectives from the Ventura County Sheriff’s Office Narcotics Street Team targeted the drug trafficking activities of a local resident. During the investigation, detectives determined Anthony Aguilar was street level narcotics trafficker operating throughout Ventura County.  Detectives obtained a search warrant for Aguilar’s person, vehicle, and a commercial business he was utilizing to further his drug trafficking activities.
On September 10, 2021, Deputies contacted Aguilar in the City of Ojai.  Aguilar was detained pursuant to the search warrant and subsequently arrested on narcotic sales charges.
A search warrant was later conducted at a commercial business located in the 1500 block of Morse Avenue in Ventura. Detectives seized Cocaine, Farmapram pills (generic for Xanax), marijuana, a loaded 9-mm handgun and U.S. currency of suspected drug proceeds.  The quantities of the drugs and paraphernalia were consistent with a drugs sales operation.  Based on the investigation, Aguilar was arrested for various narcotics sales related violations. Aguilar was booked into the Ventura County Main Jail in lieu $500.000.00 bail.
Prepared by:
Sergeant Odilon Malagon
News Release Date: 9/22/2021  
Media Follow-Up Contact: Detective Tyler Ebell
Approved by:
Booking Photo Release:
Captain Brian Slominski
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) or at

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