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Ventura County Sheriff's Office
Thursday December 13th, 2018 :: 10:00 p.m. PST


Attempted Murder Arrest

Nature of Incident: Arrest for Attempt Murder
Report Number: 18-191651
Location: 6000 block of East Smoke Tree Ave in Oak Park
Date & Time: 12/12/18 at 4:50 am
Unit(s) Responsible: East County Patrol Services
East County Major Crimes Unit
(S)uspects, (V)ictims, (P)arty, (D)ecedent

City of Residence

(S) Jaramillo, Amanda Thousand Oaks 31
On 12/12/18, at approximately 4:50 am, patrol units from the Sheriff’s Office responded to a call of a subject who had been battered with a baseball bat in the 6000 block of East Smoke Tree Avenue, located in the unincorporated area of Oak Park.  The suspect, Amanda Jaramillo, had been staying with the victim at his residence for a period of time.  During the course of the night, Jaramillo attacked the victim with a baseball bat, striking him numerous times in the head and body.  At the time, the victim was not in a positon to defend himself and suffered several injuries, resulting in him being transported to and treated at a local hospital.  During her contact with responding deputies, Jaramillo indicated her intention was to kill the victim.  Jaramillo was arrested for 664/187(a) PC (Attempt Homicide) and booked into the Pre-Trial Detention Facility, with a bail amount $520,000.  Her arraignment is scheduled for 12/14/18, at 1:30 pm, in Ventura County Superior Court Room 14.
Prepared by: Sergeant Rob Yoos  
News Release Date: 12/13/18  
Media Follow-Up Contact: Detective Matt Theobald
(805) 494-8223
Approved by: Captain Bill Schierman  
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 93009

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