News Story


Burglary at Fillmore Middle School
12/12/2017 5:00:00 PM


Nature of Incident:

Burglary at Fillmore Middle School

Report Number:



900 block of Blaine  Ave., City Of Fillmore

Date & Time:

12/11/2017 0600 Hours

Unit(s) Responsible:

Fillmore Police Department

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

City of Residence


S-1-Erasmo Hurtado

V-1-Fillmore Middle School








At about 6 AM Monday, December 11th, an employee at the Fillmore Middle School (543 A St., Fillmore) saw a man walking away from a classroom and called the police. The man left the campus before police arrived to discover the classroom had been broken into and property had been taken.


Deputies checked the area and found a bag of stolen property at a nearby labor camp. Patrol deputies and detectives, working with physical evidence left at the scene and the description of the suspect, found (S-1) Erasmo Hurtado in the 900 block of Blaine Ave. and were able to determine he was responsible for the burglary. Hurtado, who was under in influence of a controlled substance and possessed a lock pick, was arrested for Penal Code Section 459 ' Burglary (felony), Penal Code Section 466 ' Possession of burglar's tools (misdemeanor), and Health and Safety Code Section 11550(a) ' Under the influence of a controlled substance. He was booked into the Pre-Trial Detention Facility, where he remains in custody with a bail of $40,000.


Prepared by:

Detective Delpit


News Release Date:



Media Follow-Up Contact:

Detective Delpit, 805-947-9128 /


Approved by:

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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).