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Ventura County Sheriff's Office
Wednesday May 6th, 2020 :: 06:00 p.m. PDT


Suspect Arrested for Burglary of an Occupied Residence

Nature of Incident: Suspect Arrested for Burglary of an Occupied Residence
Report Number: 2020-60135
Location: East Gonzales Road and Williams Drive, Oxnard
Date & Time: May 5, 2020 @ 11:45 PM
Unit(s) Responsible: Headquarters Station Patrol and Station Detectives
(S)uspects, (V)ictims, (P)arty, (D)ecedent

City of Residence

(S) Manzer, Bret Frederick Oxnard 55
On 5-1-2020, at 4:52 P.M., Sheriff’s deputies assigned to the Headquarters Station took a report of a burglary that occurred in the 1000 block of Ocean Drive in the Silver Strand area. Deputies determined, Bret Manzer, unlawfully entered a residence while occupied and stole property. Manzer placed the stolen property inside his vehicle and left the area.
On 5-5-2020, at about 11:45 P.M., Manzer was located with the stolen property inside of his vehicle.  Manzer was arrested for burglary, possession of stolen property and possession of tear gas by a felon. Manzer was booked into the Ventura County Pre-Trial Detention Facility and is scheduled to appear in court on May 8, 2020, at 1:30 P.M.
Residents are reminded to be observant and report any suspicious vehicles or people to their local law enforcement agency.
Prepared by: Detective Eric Arteaga  
News Release Date: May 6, 2020  
Media Follow-Up Contact: Detective Eric Arteaga, 805-797-6373
[email protected]
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Captain Downard
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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).

Ventura County Sheriff's Office
800 S Victoria Ave
Ventura, CA 93003

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