14, Dec 2014 - Rainstorm pounds Southern California
Ventura County Sheriff's deputies climb the cascade of mud and rock that filled the backyards of homes along San Como Lane in Camarillo Springs Friday morning.
04, Dec 2014 - âA most-trusted public servantâ
By Anna Bitong firstname.lastname@example.org [img_assist|nid=107541|title=|desc= ALLIESâDeparting Thousand Oaks City Councilmember Jacqui Irwin receives a gift of recognition from longtime friend and Ventura County Sheriff Geoff Dean during the Nov. 25 council meeting, Irwinâs last. The T.O. resident was sworn in Monday as a member of the California Assembly. read more
04, Dec 2014 - Rachel McAdams Cast in âTrue Detectiveâ
Mean Girls actress Rachel McAdams has been cast in the second season of HBOâs hit police drama True Detective. McAdams will play Ani Bezzerides, a by-the-book Ventura County, California Sheriffâs detective whose unyielding ethics cause conflict with her contemporaries. McAdams âŚ
03, Nov 2014 - California deputy struck by car, killed during traffic stop
A Ventura County sheriff's deputy was killed after another driver crashed into him while the deputy was conducting a traffic stop early Tuesday morning.
24, Oct 2014 - Woman gets stuck in chimney after online dating goes wrong
VENTURA, Calif. (KABC) If you think you've had a bad experience with a date you met online, this California man probably has you beat. A woman was arrested in Thousand Oaks over the weekend after firefighters rescued her from a man's chimney.
01, Oct 2014 - 5-Year-Old Boy Sitting Next To Parentsâ Bag Of Cocaine Tests Positive: Police
5-Year-Old Boy Sitting Next To Parentsâ Bag Of Cocaine Tests Positive: Police 5-Year-Old Boy Sitting Next To Parentsâ Bag Of Cocaine Tests Positive: Police Legal Has Been Optimized A 5-year-old California boy tested positive for cocaine after authorities stopped his father's car and found the child sitting in the backseat next to a half-pound bag of the drug, police said. Ventura County Sheriff ...
20, Aug 2014 - Fighter War Machine tells California judge he won't contest transfer to Vegas in beating case
LAS VEGAS, Nev. - War Machine, a mixed martial arts fighter accused of brutally beating his porn star ex-girlfriend in Las Vegas and fleeing to the Los Angeles area, told a California judge he won't contest his transfer in custody back to Nevada. Ventura County sheriff's Capt. Don Aguilar said ...
20, Aug 2014 - Fighter War Machine won't contest extradition
War Machine, a mixed martial arts fighter accused of brutally beating his porn star girlfriend in Las Vegas and fleeing to a Los Angeles suburb, told a California judge Tuesday he won't contest his return in custody to Nevada, a sheriff's official said. The man born Jonathan Paul Koppenhaver waived extradition in Ventura County Superior Court following his arrest Friday at an extended-stay hotel ...
05, Jul 2014 - Dog belonging to missing Calif. firefighter found
FILLMORE, Calif. - A dog belonging to a California firefighter who disappeared during a backpacking trip has been rescued after nine days in the wilderness, but his owner remains missing. Â Â Â Ventura County Sheriff Geoff Dean said Sunday that a rescue effort for Mike Herdman will be scaled back after days of searching the Los Padres National Forest. Â Â Â The dog, named Duke, was found Sunday in ...
05, Jul 2014 - Missing California firefighter found dead
FILLMORE, Calif. (AP) - A California firefighter who disappeared during a backpacking trip has been found dead in the wilderness. Ventura County sheriff's Capt. Don Aguilar says the body of 36-year-old Mike Herdman was found Friday in a rugged cliff area north of Fillmore, California.
05, Jul 2014 - Dayslong forest search for firefighter pared back
FILLMORE, Calif. â A dog belonging to a California firefighter who disappeared during a backpacking trip has been rescued after nine days in the wilderness, but his owner remains missing. Ventura County Sheriff Geoff Dean said Sunday that a rescue effort for Mike Herdman will be scaled back after days of searching the Los Padres National Forest. The dog, named Duke, was found Sunday in the ...
23, Jun 2014 - Fire Drill Thursday Night in Tehachapi
Tehachapi - Kern County firefighters are holding a fire drill Thursday, June 5, in Tehachapi for several southern California fire departments. They include: Kern County Fire Department, Orange County Fire Authority, Los Angeles City Fire Department, Los Angeles County Fire Department, Ventura County Sheriff, San Bernardino County Sheriff/Fire, and the U.S. Forest Service. It starts at 2 p.m ...
09, Jun 2014 - Multi-task force eradicates $200M marijuana field
Santa Paula Police joined with the Ventura County Sheriffâs Narcotics and Custody bureaus as well as the California National Guard in a multi-agency âweed whackerâ eradication effort Friday that destroyed more than $200 million worth of marijuana found approximately 10 miles north of the Lake Piru area.
05, Jun 2014 - Long Beach gang members accused of 19 burglaries in Ventura County
Five Long Beach gang members were arrested recently in connection with a burglary ring that targeted the Indian-American community in California and Nevada counties, Ventura County sheriff's officials said Wednesday.
22, May 2014 - Fire Department to host interagency drill on June 5
Kern County Fire Department On Thursday, June 5 the Kern County Fire Department will host the Southern California Interagency NVGFire Suppression Drill in the Greater Tehachapi area. Kern County Fire Department, Orange County Fire Authority, Los Angeles City Fire Department, Los Angeles County Fire Department, Ventura County Sheriff, San Bernardino County Sheriff/Fire, and the US Forest Service ...
12, May 2013 - Sheriff's officials investigate phone scam of Edison customers
The Ventura County Sheriff's Office is investigating phone scams involving Southern California Edison customers, officials said.
07, May 2013 - Transient arrested in Ventura, accused of sending threatening email to CLU
Ventura County sheriff's deputies arrested a suspect Tuesday in connection with an email threat sent to California Lutheran University in Thousand Oaks, authorities said.
14, Apr 2013 - Police in Simi Valley and across state crack down on distracted drivers
April is Distracted Driving Awareness Month, and Simi Valley police, the California Highway Patrol, Ventura County Sheriff's Office and others are looking specifically for cellphone violations, like texting or talking while driving.