Fillmore man arrested in “Operation Broken Heart”
By Ventura County Sheriff Department — Wednesday, June 4th, 2014
Ventura County Sheriff's Department
The Ventura County Sheriff’s Office recently participated in a nationwide month-long action named “Operation Broken Heart.” The national crackdown targeted offenders who; possess, manufacture, and distribute child pornography, engage in online enticement of children for sexual purposes, engage in the commercial sexual exploitation of children (commonly referred to as child prostitution), engage in child sex tourism (traveling abroad for the purpose of sexually abusing foreign children) and checking registered sex offenders in the community.
The following people were arrested during this operation:
• Damian Maurice Villarreal Age 30, from the city of Thousand Oaks for Possession of Child Pornography
In addition to the four arrests above, the Ventura County Sheriff’s Office served three Possession of Child Pornography search warrants in the cities of Fillmore, Oxnard, and Ventura. Arrests are pending the completion of computer forensic examinations by the Southern California High Tech Task Force.
Nature of Incident: Ventura County Sheriff’s Office participation in “Operation Broken Heart”
Ventura County Crime Stoppers will pay up to $1,000 reward for information, which leads to the arrest and criminal complaint against the person(s) responsible for this crime. The caller may remain anonymous. The call is not recorded. Call Crime Stoppers at 800-222-TIPS (8477).