Stolen Vehicle Recovery/Arrest
updated: Nov 30, 2012, 10:11 AM
Source: Ventura Police Department
Incident: Stolen Vehicle Recovery/Arrest, Wanted Subject Arrest
Location: 2000 Block Cedar St
Date/Time Occurred: 11/29/12 at 2315 Hrs
Officer(s) Involved: Ventura Patrol Officers
Victim(s): Oxnard Resident
Suspect(s): 16 year old juvenile, Ventura resident, Ivan Ruiz 18 yrs, Ventura resident
Report #: 12-14267
On 11/29/12 at approximately 2316 hrs a Ventura Police officer on patrol observed two suspicious,
occupied vehicles parked in the 2000 block of Cedar Street.
The officer contacted the occupants and conducted an investigation as to why they were parked in the
This investigation revealed that one of the vehicles had been reported stolen out of Oxnard two days
earlier. The male juvenile who was contacted inside this vehicle was arrested and later booked at
juvenile hall for vehicle theft.
Officers recognized the occupant of the second vehicle as Ivan Ruiz who was wanted in connection
with the brandishing of a handgun that had occurred on 11/14/12 in the 4200 block of E. Main St.
Ruiz was arrested and booked at Ventura County Jail
The owner of the stolen vehicle was contacted, responded to the location, and his vehicle was released
back to him.
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