Ventura police arrested two men suspected in an ongoing theft spree in Ventura and Santa Barbara counties. The suspects, from Carpinteria and Ventura, remain jailed following their arrests.
Police believe the men committed a number of armed robberies in Ventura. Based on local surveillance footage, police identified one of the two suspects at a Ventura liquor store. The second suspect, whom police believe participated in the robberies, faces charges of parole violations.
In addition to the robbery in Ventura, police believe the men committed a number of crimes in Santa Barbara. They include robbery, burglary, grand theft auto, and a shooting. Following their court dates in Ventura, the men could face attempted murder, robbery and assault charges in Santa Barbara county.
Ventura theft lawyer
When you face theft charges in Ventura county, hire an experienced theft lawyer like Robert Helfend. Mr. Helfend has more than 30 years of experience exclusively in criminal defense. He takes cases in Ventura County and throughout Southern California. He has defended thousands of Californians in criminal court, and will work aggressively for you.
Mr. Helfend does not judge clients based on the charges against them. Instead, he works to get the charges against you reduced or dropped. This is essential in California, given the state’s Three Strikes law, especially for people with a history of felony convictions. The state’s Three Strikes law provides extended penalties for subsequent felony convictions. Conviction for a third, violent felony can result in lifetime imprisonment.
Having an experienced criminal defense lawyer is critical, especially if you already have one or more felony convictions. Don’t rely on an inexperienced attorney and don’t assume that you have no options other than a guilty plea.
Contact Robert Helfend or call toll-free at (800) 834-6434, (805) 273-5611, (310) 456-3317 or (818) 591-2809 for an immediate consultation on your Ventura theft case.
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