Ventura Police Department

Tattoo Artist Arrested on Suspicion of Sexually Assaulting Customer Getting Tattoo

A 51-year-old tattoo artist was arrested on suspicion of sexually assaulting a customer at a Ventura shop, and now police are seeking additional victims, authorities said.

Jaime Garza, of Camarillo, was taken into custody May 25 on multiple charges relating to the sexual assault, according to a press release by the Ventura Police Department.

Detectives conducted a yearlong investigation after a 20-year-old Oxnard woman reported she was sexually assaulted while getting a tattoo at High Class Tattoo located at 51 South Victoria Avenue in March of 2015, police said.

Police are seeking to identify others who may have been victims of Garza. 

Anyone who believes they have been a victim or has any information is asked to contact Det. Hibdon of the Ventura Police Department at 805-339-4443.

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