Moorpark College Reporter

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Moorpark College professor charged with involuntary manslaughter of protester Paul Kessler

By The Editorial Board November 16, 2023

On Thursday, Nov. 16, Moorpark College faculty member Loay Alnaji was arrested for the death of Jewish protester Paul Kessler by the Ventura County Sheriff’s Office. The full-time computer science...

A Moorpark College-owned golf cart parked on Raider Walk on Sept. 26, 2023 during Club Rush. Photo credit: Brianna Perez

Three suspects arrested in connection with Moorpark College golf cart thefts

By Gabriel Sanchez-Rivera and Pierre Michelet October 3, 2023

On the night of Sept. 14, 2023, a Moorpark College-owned golf cart was stolen and driven off campus.The golf cart, belonging to Moorpark College President Julius Sokenu, was taken after three thieves punched...

Thousand Oaks man lights two homeless citizens on fire

Thousand Oaks man lights two homeless citizens on fire

By Rachel Franklin November 16, 2021
Ventura County Sheriff's Office is currently searching for Thousand Oaks transient Robert Burn, who is suspected of lighting two other transients on fire while they were inside a tent.
Photo courtesy of the VCCCD Police Department.

Moorpark College on-campus Catalytic Converter theft leaves $2500 in repairs

By Rachel Franklin March 16, 2021
Moorpark College Police Department issued a catalytic converter theft warning. Thieves left roughly $2500 in damages after stealing five catalytic converters from Moorpark College maintenance and operations (M&O) vehicles parked on the Moorpark College campus over President’s Day weekend last month.
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Oxnard resident charged with animal cruelty after police find four foot crocodile in a ‘rancid’ water filled tank

By Rachel Franklin March 12, 2021
Oxnard Man Arrested for Narcotic Possession & Animal Cruelty. Police detained an Oxnard resident on March 2, finding a four-foot crocodile and narcotics at his home located in the 2500 block of Peninsula Road.
The entrance to the Thousand Oaks Police department, in Thousand Oaks, CA. Photo credit: Audrey Lang

TOPD arrests two after seizing 40 guns, 1000 rounds of ammunition and over 50 grams of narcotics

By Rachel Franklin March 2, 2021
Two suspects were arrested in Thousand Oaks for possession of narcotics and illegal firearms. Detectives from the Thousand Oaks Police Department’s Directed Enforcement Unit (DEU) seized over 40 firearms and over 1,000 rounds of ammunition during the service of a search warrant at the 1900 block of Rory Lane, Simi Valley.
Image courtesy of the Oxnard Police Department

Oxnard church volunteer arrested for several sexual assaults in Ventura County

By Rachel Franklin February 28, 2021
On Feb. 12, 2021, a 14-year-old girl reported to the Oxnard Police Department that she had been lured to a local motel under the pretenses of a cleaning job, where she was then allegedly sexually assaulted by 44-year-old Oxnard resident Isaias “Carlos” Vasquez according to a media release by the Ventura County Sheriff’s Office.
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