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Joshua Chimarusti biography: 10 things about Oak View, California man

Joshua Chimarusti (©Ventura County Sheriff's Office)
Joshua Chimarusti (©Ventura County Sheriff’s Office)

Joshua J. Chimarusti is a white man from California, United States. Here are 10 more things about him:

  1. He lives in Oak View, Ventura County, California. (a) (b)
  2. Aside from Oak View, he has lived in other parts of California including Oxnard and Ventura. (a)
  3. He was married to Melissa Jolene LeFurgey Chimarusti. They have two daughters and one son together. (c)
  4. In 2009, Melissa gave birth to their first child. She gave birth to their third child in 2017. (c)
  5. He owns JC Electric, which is based in Ventura. It was incorporated on November 28, 2018. (d)
  6. On May 16, 2021, his wife passed away. (c)
  7. At around 9:15 p.m. on July 21, 2021, he allegedly fired a handgun at a Ventura County Firehawk helicopter while authorities were conducting nighttime training operations in Lake Casitas, Ventura County. (b)
  8. On July 22, 2021, he was arrested. He was charged with attempted murder, assault with a firearm upon a peace officer or firefighter, shooting at an occupied aircraft, discharge of a firearm with gross negligence, prohibited person in possession of a firearm and carrying a loaded unregistered firearm. (b)
  9. He was 44 years old when he was arrested on July 22, 2021. (b)
  10. On July 26, 2021, he will appear in court. (b)


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