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Ventura County Sheriff's Office
Tuesday November 30th, 2021 :: 03:14 p.m. PST


Child Abuse and Weapons Charges

Nature of Incident: Suspect Arrested In Connection With Child Abuse and Weapons Charges
Report Number: 21-159137
Location: 4100 Block of Lemonberry Place, Thousand Oaks, CA
Date & Time: 11/29/21 @ 11:37AM
Unit(s) Responsible: Sheriff’s Major Crimes Unit; Thousand Oaks Sexual Assault Unit; Thousand Oaks Patrol; Sheriff’s Property/Evidence Unit
(S)uspects, (V)ictims, (P)arty, (D)ecedent

City of Residence

(S) Tekquan Alexander
(V) Female
Thousand Oaks
Thousand Oaks
A 4-year-old child was found unconscious and fighting for her life after she was battered by her father in their Thousand Oaks residence Monday.
On November 29, 2021, at around 11:37AM, Thousand Oaks deputies responded to an ambulance follow-up in the 4100 block of Lemonberry Place in Thousand Oaks.  The Ventura County Fire Department was on scene providing cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) and treating the child for severe injuries caused by physical child abuse.  Paramedics rushed the young girl to a local hospital, where she remains in critical condition. 
Tekquan Alexander, the father of the 4-year-old girl, was contacted at the residence and arrested for mayhem and felony child abuse. 
Detectives executed a search warrant at Alexander’s residence.  During the search, an unsecured assault rifle and handgun were located in Alexander’s bedroom.  The investigation revealed Alexander is prohibited by state law to possess firearms and was subsequently charged with weapon violations.
Alexander was booked into the Pre-Trial Detention Facility where he is currently being held in lieu of a $500,000.00 bail. He has a scheduled arraignment in Ventura County Superior Court on 12/01/2021, at 1:30PM, in Courtroom #13.   
Anyone with information regarding this incident is encouraged to contact Sheriff’s Major Crimes Sergeant Hector Macias at (805) 384-4730.  If you prefer to provide information anonymously, you may call “Crime Stoppers” at 800-222-TIPS (8477).   
Prepared by: Sergeant William Hutton
Sheriff’s Major Crimes Bureau / Homicide
News Release Date: November 30, 2021  
Media Follow-Up Contact: Captain Cameron Henderson
(805) 797-6394
[email protected]
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Captain Alan Hartkop
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