News Story

 

Arrest of Fillmore gang members
8/22/2017 5:00:00 PM

 

Nature of Incident:

Arrest of Fillmore gang members

Report Number:

17-125843

Location:

800 block of Fourth St., Fillmore

Date & Time:

8-21-17 / 3:55 PM

Unit(s) Responsible:

Fillmore Detective Unit

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

City of Residence

(S) Eric Martinez

(S) Jonathan Mora

Fillmore

Fillmore

Narrative:

Known gang member found in possession of a loaded firearm while under the influence of a controlled substance.

 

Shortly before 4 PM Monday, August 21st, Detectives Dani Delpit and Bill Meixner were in the 800 block of Fourth St., Fillmore, when they saw two men in a vehicle. They recognized the men as (S) Jonathan Mora, a local documented gang member who was on probation for drug-related charges, and (S) Eric Martinez, a local documented gang member and parolee who had a felony warrant for his arrest. When they detained the two men, the detectives found both to be under the influence of a controlled substance and Martinez to be in possession of a loaded handgun.

 

Martinez was arrested and booked for 29800(a)(1) PC ' Felon in possession of a firearm (felony), 30505(a)(1) PC ' Prohibited person possessing ammunition (felony); 11550(e) HS ' Under the influence of a controlled substance while possessing a firearm (felony); 11370.1(a) HS ' Possession of a controlled substance while possessing a firearm (felony); 4060 BP ' Possession of a controlled substance (misdemeanor); 3056 PC ' Custody of a parolee; and an arrest warrant for 518 PC ' Extortion (felony) and 186.22(a) ' Street terrorism (felony). He is currently in custody at the Pre-Trial Detention Facility with a bail of $70,000.

 

Mora was arrested and booked for 11550(a) HS ' Under the influence of a controlled substance (misdemeanor). He was later released on a citation.

 

 

Prepared by:

Sergeant Kevin Vaden

 

News Release Date:

8-22-17

 

Media Follow-Up Contact:

Detective Dani Delpit

805-524-2233 / danielle.delpit@ventura.org

 

 

Approved by:

Captain Jim Fryhoff