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CrimeTeens stealing beer amounts to major crime wave in Ojai

18:01  13 may  2019
18:01  13 may  2019 Source:   latimes.com

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Ojai is so safe that a single attempt by teens to steal beer accounted for the majority of its violent crimes last year. The teens allegedly went into a gas station mart to steal beer and used a skateboard to beat an employee who confronted them and hit a witness who called 911.

The merchandise stolen in the two incidents included a pair of 9 leggings and a 0 top, Shah said, plus other items priced at 0 to 8 from upscale brands such as Spiritual Gangster and Lululemon. Teens stealing beer amounts to major crime wave in Ojai .

Teens stealing beer amounts to major crime wave in Ojai © Los Angeles Times The town of Ojai

The upscale town of Ojai is so safe that a single attempt by teens to steal beer accounted for the majority of its violent crimes last year.

Sheriff’s Capt. James Fryhoff tells the Ventura County Star that “a beer run that went bad” accounted for four of the six crimes.

The teens allegedly went into a gas station mart to steal beer and used a skateboard to beat an employee who confronted them and hit a witness who called 911. That tallied up as two robberies and two assaults with a deadly weapon.

Fryhoff serves as police chief of Ojai, a community of just under 7,700 residents in a scenic valley northwest of Los Angeles.

It’s best known for galleries, boutiques and outdoor recreation that draw tourists.

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