News Story

 

Fillmore Gang Member Arrested for Firearms Charges
4/24/2015 12:00:00 PM

 

Nature of Incident:

Gang Member Arrested for Firearms Charges

Report Number:

150009248

Location:

600 Block of Ventura St., Fillmore, CA

Date & Time:

4/23/15 @ 7:15 PM

Unit(s) Responsible:

Fillmore Police Department

(S)uspects, (V)ictims, (P)arty, (D)ecedent

City of Residence

Age

(S) Herrera, Jose Martin

Fillmore

26

Narrative:

On April, 23, 2015, deputies with the Fillmore Police Department were working a gang suppression detail under a CalGRIP (California Gang Reduction Intervention Program) grant. At approximately 7:15 PM, they contacted two men in the 600 block of Ventura St. in Fillmore. During the contact, the deputies found Fillmore resident Jose Martin Herrera in possession of a loaded handgun. Herrera was quickly and safely taken into custody and no one was injured during the arrest. The handgun had been reported stolen during a residential burglary in Piru in April 2014. Herrera, a documented gang member, was booked at the Pre-Trial Detention Facility on the following charges:

 

25850(a) PC ' Carrying a loaded firearm in public (Felony)

25400(a)(2) PC ' Carrying a concealed firearm (Felony)

29800(a)(1) PC ' Convicted felon in possession of a firearm (Felony)

30305(a)(1) PC ' Convicted felon in possession of ammunition (Felony)

27545 PC PC ' Illegal transfer of a firearm (Felony)

186.22(b)(1) PC ' Participation in a criminal street gang (Felony)

 

 

Prepared by:

Sergeant Kevin Vaden

 

News Release Date:

4/24/15

 

Media Follow-Up Contact:

Sergeant Mario Aguilar (805-524-2233) mario.aguilar@ventura.org

 

 

Approved by:

 

Captain Mark Franke

 







 

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