OXNARD POLICE DEPARTMENT
|INCIDENT:||Suspect arrested for forcible rape|
|DATE/TIME:||September 25, 2018, 2:55 p.m.|
|LOCATION:||Ventura County Jail, East Valley Station
2101 East Olsen Road, Thousand Oaks
|VICTIM (S):||Adult female
(Identity withheld per California Penal Code section 293)
|SUSPECT (S):||Victor Manuel Ortiz, 31-year-old Tarzana, CA Resident|
|PREPARED BY:||David Walker, Sergeant
firstname.lastname@example.org (805) 385-7756
|CONTACT PERSON AND CONTACT INFO:||Sharon Giles, Commander
email@example.com (805) 385-7620
On March 19, 2018 at approximately 12:50 p.m., an adult female victim contacted the Oxnard Police Department. She reported that she was sexually assaulted inside a residence in the city of Oxnard. The Oxnard Police Department’s Family Protection Unit (“FPU”) responded to the call for service and took over the criminal investigation. The suspect was identified as Victor Manuel Ortiz, a 31-year old Tarzana resident.
After several months of investigation by the FPU, the case was presented to the Ventura County District Attorney’s Office for filing. A warrant for the arrest of Ortiz was issued.
At approximately 3:00 p.m. on September 25, 2018, Ortiz turned himself in at the Ventura County Sheriff Department’s East Valley Station. He was booked for: 261(a)(2) PC (Forcible rape), 288a(a) PC (Forcible oral copulation), and 289(a)(1)(A) PC (Forcible digital penetration). Ortiz’ bail was set at $100,000.
If anyone has further information regarding this incident, they are encouraged to contact Detective Kevin Adair at (805) 385-7663. You can also provide valuable information and remain anonymous by calling the violent crimes hotline at (805) 982-7070 or Ventura County Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (1-800-222-8477). You can also visit the Ventura County Crime Stoppers website at http://www.venturacountycrimestoppers.org to submit a tip via text or email.
DATE / TIME PREPARED: September 25, 2018 / 5:30 p.m.