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Ventura County Sheriff's Office
Tuesday November 29th, 2022 :: 01:31 p.m. PST


News Story - Request for Public Assistance

Nature of Incident: Request for Public Assistance
Report Number: 22-150665
Location: Maricopa Highway (Hwy 33) and W. Ojai Avenue (Hwy 150)
Date & Time: 11/10/2022 @ 3:00 PM
Unit(s) Responsible: Ojai Investigations Bureau/Ojai Patrol Services
(S)uspects, (V)ictims, (P)arty, (D)ecedent

City of Residence

(V) Male Juvenile Ojai  
On 11/10/2022, at approximately 3:00 PM, a male juvenile rode his bicycle across Maricopa Highway and Ojai Avenue when he was struck by a vehicle. After the collision, the driver of the vehicle stopped momentarily but did not render aid to the victim. The driver of the vehicle then drove northbound on Maricopa Highway and struck the victim a second time.
The vehicle was described as a dark colored sedan, possibly a Ford. The driver was a Caucasian male with shoulder length blonde hair.
Anyone with information pertaining to this incident are urged to contact The Ojai Police Station at (805) 646-1414, Crime Stoppers, or the below listed detective. The reporting party may remain anonymous. 
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).
Prepared by: Sergeant G. Cadman  
News Release Date: 11/23/2022  
Media Follow-Up Contact:
Detective J. Rodriguez
805 947 8083
Approved by:
J. Rivera, Ojai Police Chief

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

Emergency: 9-1-1
Non-emergencies: 805-654-9511

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