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Sheriff, DA employees tear down BLM sign in Ventura

Sheriff employee, DA employees tear down BLM sign in Venture
Posted at 8:03 AM, Jun 23, 2020
and last updated 2020-06-24 10:41:34-04

VENTURA, Calif. — Several county employees in Ventura have been arrested for allegedly damaging a Black Lives Matter sign that was displayed on private property in the city of Thousand Oaks.

The homeowner finally installed a surveillance camera and captured several instances of people damaging and trying to remove the sign.

Three people have been arrested, including Darin Stone, a sheriff's office employee in a non-sworn-in position. He was allegedly seen slashing the sign twice while off-duty.

Stone received a misdemeanor citation and was placed on administrative leave.

Craig Anderson, an investigative assistant in the Ventura County DA's office was also cited for vandalism. He resigned from his position.

Jeffrey Moore was also arrested for allegedly defacing the sign.