News Story


Fillmore Station - Four Arrested in Stolen Vehicle Following Pursuit
6/11/2015 3:30:00 PM


Nature of Incident:

Four Suspects Arrested For Auto Theft

Report Number:



Fillmore / Santa Paula

Date & Time:

June 11, 2015 / 4:00 a.m.

Unit(s) Responsible:

Fillmore Patrol Deputies / Investigations

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

City of Residence


(S) Murillo, Angelique

(S) Covarrubias, Ashley

(S) Vargas, Guillermo

(S) Mora, Rudy




Santa Paula







Fillmore patrol deputies have arrested four suspects for auto theft and related charges in the Fillmore / Santa Paula area.


On the evening of June 10, 2015, a Fillmore resident reported her 1997 Saturn stolen from her residence.  At approximately 4:00 a.m., on June 11, 2015, an alert Fillmore deputy spotted the stolen Saturn driving in the area of Highway 126 and Old Telegraph Road.  


The deputy attempted to stop the stolen vehicle, however the driver sped away and led deputies on a high speed pursuit throughout the unincorporated and incorporated areas of Santa Paula.  The Saturn eventually collided with a curb putting an end to the approximately 15 minute pursuit. 


All four occupants were taken into custody and charged with crimes including auto theft, felony evading, driving under the influence, participation in a criminal street gang, and being under the influence of controlled substances.  No arrestee's or deputies were injured as a result. 


Prepared by:

Detective John Fox


News Release Date:

June 11, 2015


Media Follow-Up Contact:

Detective John Fox, (805) 524-2233,


Approved by:

Captain Dave Wareham, Chief of Police ' City of Fillmore 



Ventura County Crime Stoppers will pay up to $1,000 reward for information, which leads to the arrest and criminal complaint against the person(s) responsible for this crime.  The caller may remain anonymous.  The call is not recorded.  Call Crime Stoppers at 800-222-TIPS (8477).