OXNARD POLICE DEPARTMENT
Ventura Man Arrested For Cruelty to an Animal
February 22, 2019 @ 15:25 p.m.
1000 Block of Yarnell Place, Oxnard, Ca.
State of California
Rick Marquez Jr., Sergeant
CONTACT PERSON AND CONTACT INFO:
Rick Marquez Jr., SergeantRick.Marquez@oxnardpd.org
On February 22, 2019, at approximately 3:00 p.m., officers from the Oxnard Police Department were called to the 1000 block of Yarnell Place reference possible cruelty to an animal that occurred on February 18th.
Officers reviewed surveillance cameras in the area and were able to identify Eric Danielson, a 37 year-old resident of Ventura, and another man utilizing a compound hunting bow in an alley between two commercial buildings. In the video, Danielson appears to release an arrow. The two walk out of frame of the cameras but shortly reappear with Danielson holding a dead cat that he disposes of in a nearby dumpster.
Officers spoke to Danielson who admitted that he had shot and killed the animal. Danielson stated that he “tracked” the cat with the bow but did not intend to shoot it.
Danielson was arrested for 597(a) of the penal code, a felony. He bailed out from the Oxnard Police Department on a $10,000 bond.
DATE / TIME PREPARED: February 23, 2019 / 10:00 a.m.