Three Suspects Arrested for Home Invastion Robbery
updated: Jan 11, 2013, 10:34 AM
Source: Ventura County Sheriff's Department
Community: Nyeland Acres - Three Suspects Arrested for Home Invastion Robbery
Nature of Incident: Home Invasion Robbery/Assault With a Deadly Weapon
Report Number: 12-24670
Location: 2500 Block of Eucalyptus Drive, Nyeland Acres, Oxnard
Date & Time: November 2, 2012 at 9:30pm
Unit Responsible: Sheriff's Gang Unit
(S)uspects, (V)ictims, (W)itnesses (D)ecedent City of Residence Age
(S) Thomas Hartley Oxnard 32
(S) William Arthur Oxnard 30
(S) Crystal Cabral Oxnard 34
On November 2, 2012, patrol deputies from the Headquarters station were dispatched to a subject with
a gun call at a residence in the 2500 block of Eucalyptus Drive in Oxnard. Upon their arrival, deputies
contacted two adult victims and discovered they had been assaulted. During the incident, one of the
victims was injured when two suspects forced their way into the residence. The two suspects displayed
firearms and stole property from the victim.
While the suspects attempted to leave the location, a second victim exited an adjoining residence and
attempted to intervene. One of the suspects pointed a firearm at that victim and a physical
confrontation ensued, resulting in minor injuries to the second victim. Ultimately the suspects were able
to flee the area with the stolen property. Both victims received medical treatment for their injuries.
Following the home invasion robbery, the Sheriff's Gang Unit conducted a criminal investigation.
Through numerous interviews and investigative techniques, detectives identified the two suspects as
William Arthur and Thomas Hartley. Detectives also identified Crystal Cabral as the driver of the
suspects' get away vehicle. The three suspects were subsequently booked at the Main Jail for various
charges including robbery, assault with a deadly weapon and false imprisonment by violence.
Deputy Preparing Media Release: Detective Eduardo Malagon
Ventura County Crime Stoppers will pay up to $1,000 reward for information, which leads to the arrest
and criminal complaint against the person(s) responsible for this crime. The caller may remain
anonymous. The call is not recorded. Call Crime Stoppers at 800-222-TIPS (8477).
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