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Man Arrested For String Of Elaborate Pharmacy Burglaries In Ventura County


An Orange County man has been arrested following a long investigation into a string of elaborate pharmacy burglaries in Ventura County.

Ventura County Sheriff’s detectives say Albony Williams of Buena Park committed two pharmacy burglaries in the Conejo Valley in May of 2019, and one in March of 2020.

The say in all three cases, Williams cut through the walls of neighboring businesses to get into the pharmacy.  They say they have video of him committing the crimes.

After investigators identified the 37-year-old man as a suspect, the got a search warrant for his Orange County home.  They say they found evidence from the burglaries, as well as guns and cash.  He was arrested this week in Laguna Hills, and brought to Ventura County to face charges.

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.