updated: Jan 30, 2013, 9:34 AM
Source: Ventura Police Department
Location: 100 Blk W. Flint St Ventura
Date/Time Occurred: 1-29-13 @ 2318hrs, and 1-30-13 @ 0236hrs
Officer(s) Involved: Ventura Patrol
Suspect(s): S1 Ryan Cortez, 25 yrs (Ventura resident), S2 unk male, unk race, wearing blue pants
Report #: 13-1209 and 13-1217
On 1-29-13 at 2318 hrs, the Ventura Police Command Center received a call of a subject in
the back yard of a residence in the 100 block of W Flint St. As officers arrived on scene the
suspect (Cortez) was found hiding in the back yard of the residence. During the investigation
it was found that Cortez was in the backyard without permission and he was not known to the
victim. Cortez was taken into custody for Prowling and outstanding warrants.
Approximately 3 hours later the same victim called the command center again and advised
that there was another unknown person in her back yard. Prior to officers arrival the victim
notified the command center that the suspect ran away and was last seen jumping her fence.
As officers arrived on scene they conducted an extensive search of the area but were unable
to locate the suspect. The victim told the officers that the suspect was seen in the same
general area as Cortez was found from the previous call.
No one was injured during either call and the investigation into this incident is ongoing. Anyone
with information related to this incident is urged to call the Ventura Police Department at 339-
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