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Ventura County Sheriff's Office
Monday March 14th, 2022 :: 02:09 p.m. PDT


News Story - Suspect Arrested for Attempted Robbery, Burglary, and Elder Abuse

Nature of Incident: Suspect Arrested for Attempted Robbery, Burglary, and Elder Abuse
Report Number: RB# 22-32545
Location: Highway 126 @ Main Street, Piru
Date & Time: March 14, 2022 @ 4:30 PM
Unit(s) Responsible: Fillmore Detective Bureau, Fillmore Patrol Services, Sheriff’s Gang Unit, Sheriff’s Major Crimes
(S)uspects, (V)ictims, (P)arty, (D)ecedent

City of Residence

(A) Adrian Beserra Piru
An 18-year-old Piru resident was arrested for attempting to rob an elderly victim.
On March 12, 2022, at approximately 9:30 pm, deputies responded to a 911 call of an attempted carjacking in the Piru area.  An elderly resident reported to have been battered by a known suspect who entered his home and attempted to steal his vehicle.  The suspect was unsuccessful at stealing the vehicle and fled the area on foot prior to police arriving. 
Members of the Fillmore Detective Bureau, Sheriff’s Major Crimes Bureau, and Sheriff’s Gang Unit responded and took over the investigation.  The suspect was positively identified as a Piru resident named Adrian Beserra.
On March 13, 2022, at about 1:30 pm detectives located and arrested Beserra in the Piru area.  Beserra was booked at the Ventura County Main Jail for violations of Attempted Robbery, Burglary, Elder Abuse, and Conspiracy to commit a crime.  Beserra remains in custody with his bail set at $105,000. His court date is set for 03/15/2022.
Anyone with information pertaining to this crime or any other crimes are urged to contact the Fillmore Police Department at (805) 524-2233 or the below-listed detective. The reporting party may remain anonymous.
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Prepared by: Detective John Lemar  
News Release Date: March 14, 2022  
Media Follow-Up Contact: Detective John Lemar
(805) 947-9391
[email protected]
Approved by:
Booking Photo Release:
Captain Garo Kuredjian, Fillmore Police Chief
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