News Story


Arrest Made in Fillmore Homicide
12/18/2015 4:50:00 PM


Nature of Incident:

Arrest Made In Fillmore Homicide

Report Number:



300 Block of B St., Fillmore, CA

Date & Time:

11/02/2015 @ 9:06 p.m.

Unit(s) Responsible:

Sheriff's Major Crimes Bureau, Sheriff's Gang Unit, Fillmore Investigations


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

City of Residence


(S) Izarraraz, Jorge

(V) Torres, Edgar







On November 2, 2015, at about 9:05 p.m., deputies responded to a stabbing that occurred in the area of Third and B Street in the city of Fillmore.  Once on scene, deputies located a stabbing victim who they identified as Edgar Torres.  Torres had sustained one stab wound to the chest area, following an argument with an unknown suspect.  Torres was transported to the hospital where he died as a result of his injuries.


Due to the seriousness of the crime, Sheriff's Major Crimes and Sheriff's Gang Unit investigators, responded to the scene and began a tenacious investigation over the next several days.  With the community's support and cooperation, investigators were able to identify, locate and arrest Jorge Izarraraz for unrelated charges on November 6, 2015.     


Earlier today and after a lengthy investigation into the homicide, the Major Crimes Bureau arrested Izarraraz for one count of Penal Code Section 187 / Murder.  Izarraraz remains in custody on $725,000 bail.



Prepared by:

Sgt. Denise Sliva


News Release Date:



Media Follow-Up Contact:

Sgt. Denise Sliva (805) 947-9258



Approved by:

Captain Melissa Smith



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).