Malibu (unincorp) Residents Arrested for Possession of Narcotics and Discharging Firearm in Negligent Manner


On Sunday, April 22, 2012, at approximately 4:20 PM, Malibu/Lost Hills Sheriff's Station personnel responded to the 24400 block of Piuma Road, in an unincorporated area of Malibu, regarding the report of a possible shooting at the location. There, deputies contacted Courtney Wagner, FW/38, resident of Malibu, and Matthew Cox, MW/24, resident of Malibu, at the residence.

As deputies investigated the incident, they recovered several handguns and several baggies of what appeared to be narcotics at the location. Mr. Cox was placed under arrest for suspicion of Discharging A Firearm In A Negligent Manner and Ms. Wagner was placed under arrest for suspected Possession of Narcotics. Both suspects were booked at the Malibu/Lost Hills Sheriff's Station and subsequently released on bail bonds.

No one was injured at the location and the incident is currently under investigation. There are no outstanding suspects.

For additional information contact Senior Public Information Officer Steve Whitmore at (323) 573-2387.

Press Release - Monday April 30th, 2012

Malibu/Lost Hills Sheriff's Station

27050 Agoura Road, Calabasas CA 90302

818 878-1808

Written by Lieutenant Todd Weber

Malibu/Lost Hills Sheriff's Station

27050 Agoura Road,

Calabasas CA 90302


Forwarded by Deputy Lillian Peck

Sheriff's Headquarters Bureau Newsroom

Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department

4700 Ramona Boulevard,

Monterey Park, CA 91754



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