Ventura Police Arrest Homicide Suspect, Hueneme Hazmat Cleanup, More News – InsuranceNewsNet
Here is a roundup of recent incidents and announcements from Ventura County agencies:
Police arrest homicide suspect
VENTURA — Police arrested the suspect in a Ventura knife attack Tuesday night that killed a 26-year-old man three days earlier.
The stabbings took place around
The victim, identified as
Through an investigation, police determined that Reyes was stabbed while standing next to his bicycle on the bike path. The suspect, identified as
Munoz was incarcerated in the Ventura County Jail on suspicion of murder, felony assault on a police officer and various drug misdemeanor charges. His bail was set at
Hazmat teams called in for acid spill
PORT HUENEME – Hazardous materials crews responded to a chemical spill on a road in Port Hueneme on Tuesday evening.
A 911 caller reported a truck dropping something near the intersection of Pleasant Valley Road and Ventura Road shortly after.
Firefighters, who dubbed the response the Valley Incident, provided a standard response, including crews from Oxnard Fire and Ventura County Fire Departments.
Officials determined the spill was a type of acid. About a third of a gallon was contained and neutralized. No injuries or environmental damage were reported, VanSciver said.
The crews were evacuated from the scene to
Man killed by train identified
CAMARILLO — A man hit and killed by a train Monday night in Camarillo was identified Tuesday.
On Monday, Villalpando was hit by a freight train near the
Villalpando died at the scene from blunt-force head injuries, officials said.
Man pleads guilty to hazardous fuel waste and fraud
Karen Khosteghyan, 37, changed her guilty plea to
Khosteghyan was driving with a 500-gallon tank of diesel fuel in his truck bed on Feb. 1, 2020, when he was involved in a collision in Oxnard, according to the district attorney’s office.
He fled the scene, driving his truck to Camarillo, leaking diesel fuel from the tank until he abandoned it. The tank continued to leak in Camarillo, the agency said.
In an investigation by Oxnard Police, County Fire Department,
Khosteghyan is due to appear for sentencing
He faces up to five years and a fine of up to
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