VENTURA COUNTY SHERIFF MEDIA RELEASE
BOB BROOKS, Sheriff
Nature of Incident: Enforcement Sweep
Location: Ojai Valley.
Date & Time: 11-9-2007/ 1800 to 0100 hours
Unit Responsible: Sheriff Gang Unit, Ojai Substation.
The Sheriff’s Gang Unit, along with the Ojai Substation, California Highway Patrol, and the California Department of Corrections, conducted a large enforcement sweep of the Ojai Valley. The 26 officers conducted parole and probation searches at 63 locations and made 18 arrests. Three people were arrested for outstanding warrants, 2 were arrested for violation of parole, and 14 were arrested for narcotic related offenses. The searches targeted gang members, narcotic offenders, and parolees. The enforcement sweep was part of the Sheriff’s Departments efforts to reduce violent crime.