VENTURA COUNTY, Calif .– Two Oxnard women were arrested in Camarillo on Tuesday after they were found in possession of items stolen from Camarillo and Ventura.
At around 3:09 p.m., Ventura County Sheriff’s Deputies from the Camarillo Police Station responded to Block 600 of Ventura Boulevard to investigate an ongoing theft.
Area security officers helped MPs find theft suspects, identified as two Oxnard women in their 20s, who were hiding in the parking lot
MPs determined that the women used a magnetic device to remove safety sensors from several items of clothing before hiding them in an empty stroller and exiting the store.
The women were arrested and MPs decided to search their car, which eventually revealed a large volume of merchandise that was allegedly stolen from a large retail store in the town of Ventura.
Ventura police were called to the scene and confirmed that the two Oxnard women stole the merchandise from a local store by removing security sensors and hiding the items in a stroller.
In total, all stolen items found with the Oxnard women were valued at $ 1,670.
The women were held in the Ventura County Main Jail for organized retail theft, conspiracy to commit a crime and possession of burglary tools.
The two women posted a $ 20,000 bond.
They are due in court on October 12, 2021.