On Saturday, March 5, 2016 at 7:29 a.m., a nearby business owner was arriving at his business, when he saw suspicious activity near a recreational vehicle parked in a neighboring business parking lot in the 6300 block of Ventura Boulevard in Ventura. He watched as the suspect walked away from the vehicle carrying property. The witness called our Communications Center and Patrol officers were dispatched. The suspect and an associate were located near the location by the responding Patrol officers. They were located and detained by the Patrol officers. At the conclusion of the investigation, the suspect, Frank Lawrence, 50, was booked into Ventura County Jail on the charges of burglary, possession of burglary tools, possession of drug paraphernalia, and possession of a dangerous weapon (Throwing Star).
No one was at the business during the burglary and no one was injured during the incident.