News Story


Fillmore Resident Arrested for Peeking
6/21/2016 3:00:00 PM


Nature of Incident:

Fillmore Resident Arrested For Peeking

Report Number:



500 Block of Central Avenue, Fillmore

Date & Time:

June 18, 2016 at 11:30 PM

Unit(s) Responsible:

Fillmore Patrol Deputies

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

City of Residence


Adrian Banales




At approximately 10:25 PM, on June 18, 2016, a deputy on patrol noticed a disturbance in the 500 block of Central Avenue.  Upon investigating the circumstances, the deputy learned a resident discovered a male subject peeking in the bathroom window where a juvenile victim was taking a shower.  The residents confronted the suspect, who ran away.  Additional deputies responded to the area and began a search.  Adrian Banales was located nearby and matched the description of the suspect.  After further investigation, Banales was identified by witnesses, and significant evidence was found at the scene to link Banales.


Banales was arrested for PC 647(i) / Peeking.  Banales was booked into the Ventura County Pre-Trial Detention Facility.  His bail was set at $5,000.00.


The Fillmore Police Department suspects similar crimes have occurred in the City of Fillmore over the past few years.  Anyone having information related to these crimes is urged to contact the Fillmore Police Department. 


Prepared by:

Detective John Fox


News Release Date:

June 21, 2016


Media Follow-Up Contact:

Detective John Fox (805) 524-2233



Approved by:                               


Captain Dave Kenney



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).