Sexual Assault Suspect Arrested
Mathew Gomez, Port Hueneme 37
Mathew Gomez, Port Hueneme 37

During the month of June 2023, a Moorpark Patrol Deputy took a report from a female juvenile. The juvenile alleged she was sexually assaulted continuously over an approximate two-year period. Deputies learned that Mathew Gomez, an acquaintance of the victim, was the suspected abuser.

During the investigation, further evidence was discovered that linked Gomez to the crime. Detectives learned that Gomez was currently a resident of Port Hueneme.

On July 12, 2023, detectives located Gomez in Port Hueneme. Gomez was contacted and arrested for several aggravated sexual assault crimes and possession of child pornography. Gomez was also in possession of a concealed firearm, controlled substance for sale, and a high-capacity gun magazine.

The Directed Enforcement Unit authored a search warrant for Gomez’ residence. During the execution of the search warrant additional items of contraband were discovered. Detectives located additional firearms, high-capacity magazines, controlled substances, and paraphernalia indicative of drug sales.

Gomez was arrested and booked into the Ventura County Pre-Trial Detention Facility on 13 criminal counts related to sexual assault, firearms, drug sales and possession charges. Gomez is currently in custody while being held on $500,000 bail.

The investigation is currently ongoing. The Ventura County Sheriff’s Office believes there could be additional victims. If you have any information regarding Mathew Gomez or this case, please contact Detective Greg Webb at 805-371-8309.

Nature of Incident: Aggravated Sexual Assault of a Juvenile, Possession of Child Pornography, Felony Weapon Violations, Possession of a Controlled Substance for Sale.

Report Number: 23-76459
Location: 4700 Block of South Moorpark Avenue in Moorpark, CA
Date & Time: 07/12/23 @ 12:30 PM
Unit(s) Responsible: Thousand Oaks Makor Crimes Sexual Assault Unit, Thousand Oaks Directed Enforcement Unit, Thousand Oaks Police Investigations Bureau


(S) Gomez, Mathew Port Hueneme 27
(V) Juvenile Female Moorpark 14

Prepared by: Detective Greg Webb
Approved by: Captain Kevin Lynch