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Arrest Made In Connection With $100,000+ Jewelry Store Robbery In Ventura County

A more than four month long investigation has led to the arrest of a Ventura County man for a more than $100,000 dollar jewelry store robbery. On March 24th, a man armed with a gun robbed the Daniel’s Jewelers store at the Camarillo Outlet Stores in Camarillo. The same man was also believed to be a suspect in a Ventura bank robbery. Detectives from the Ventura County Sheriff’s Office and Ventura Police say they used crime lab evidence to help identify Francisco Hernandez of Ventura as a suspect. They say at the time of his arrest, they found evidence linking Hernandez to both the jewelry store robbery, and the bank robbery.

Lance Orozco has been News Director of KCLU since 2001, providing award-winning coverage of some of the biggest news events in the region, including the Thomas and Woolsey brush fires, the deadly Montecito debris flow, the Borderline Bar and Grill attack, and Ronald Reagan's funeral. 
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