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K9 Roscoe and Morgan assists neighboring law enforcement with the trail and identification of convicted murderer...  12-19-2018

 

A Norwalk family grieves over the empty bunkbed where their son last slept.

They had expected Duke Herrera to come home Friday after attending vocational school in Lakewood.

Instead they were notified that the body of their son, who has special needs, was found with a bullet wound to his chest near the San Gabriel riverbed.

To learn more about this case, go to: https://abc7.com/news/family-seeks-publics-help-after-man-found-dead-in-san-gabriel-riverbed/995775/

K9's Jack, Dino and Ivan assists Oxnard PD with the scent evidence and trail of convicted murderer...  12-11-2018

 

K9's Jack, Dino, and Ivan alerted to the presence of human remains in a vehicle used by Omar Lopez and Mayra Chavez. For approximately 10 months, Lopez and Chavez had been held in custody for failing to disclose the whereabouts of their 3 year old daughter, Kimberly.

 

Finally after learning of our K9's alerts on the vehicle, Lopez and Chavez confessed to using the vehicle to move little Kimberly’s body to Mexico, whereupon they disposed of her body. Her mother, Mayra Chavez was tried and convicted of second degree murder, and felony assault on a child causing death and torture.

 

Congratulations to Jack, Dino and Ivan for helping to bring justice for Kimberly.

K9 Team assists local law enforcement with the track of accused murder...

 

An Oxnard man who allegedly dragged a woman into a house and shot her to death while children were home has been taken into custody on Friday, according to officials.

The Ventura County Sheriff's Department said 33-year-old Alfredo Ortiz attempted to steal a car in the Somis area at about 2 p.m. When deputies approached Ortiz, they said he ran away.

After a brief chase Ortiz was taken into custody.

Authorities said Ortiz was involved in a domestic dispute with a woman in the area of South Juanita Avenue and First Street in Oxnard on Thursday. He allegedly dragged the woman into the house and then witnesses heard multiple gunshots and children were seen running out of the home.

A short time later, witnesses told police they saw Ortiz running out of the home with a gun. Police believed an unwilling family member drove Ortiz from the scene.

The K9 team was there to assist the Sheriff's department and track the suspect.  During the event, they took on a different role and turned to recovery of evidence using the canines.

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