Ventura County

Police dog drags out burglar from home in Ventura

VENTURA, Calif. - Ventura police arrested a burglar inside a victim's home late Thursday night. 

At around 8:30 p.m., a woman entered her home on the 3400 block of Hope Street and found her front door opened and her windows shattered. 

She fled out to her front lawn and called 911. 

Officers responded to the scene. They spoke to the victim along with a resident whose home is attached to the victim's. 

The resident of the attached home reported hearing the sounds of voices coming from inside the victim's residence. 

Officers and police dogs established a perimeter around the home and made attempts to call out anyone inside the home with no response. 

The police dog was sent into the house to search for possible intruders. 

When inside, the police dog found a woman with no affiliation to the home or the homeowner. 

The police dog brought out the woman to awaiting officers. 

She was identified as Jeanette Jason, 34, of Ventura. 

Fire and ambulance personnel treated Jason for injuries received during her arrest. She was transported to the hospital for further treatment of her injuries. 

She will be booked at the Ventura County Jail upon her release from the hospital where she faces possible charges for residential burglary. 

According to Superior Court records, Jason has been convicted of prior offenses including resisting arrest, theft, possession of a stolen vehicle, elder abuse, unauthorized entry into a dwelling and burglary. 

Anyone with more information about this arrest or any similar crimes in the area is asked to call the Ventura Police Department at 805-650-8010. 

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