News Story


Fillmore Deputies Investigate Suspicious Vehicle and Seize Large Amount of Marijuana
11/13/2012 3:00:00 PM


Nature of Incident:

Suspicious Vehicle Leads to Seizure of 12 Pounds of Marijuana

Report Number:



700 Block of Island View Street, Fillmore, Ca

Date & Time:

November 13, 2012 / 7:30 am

Unit Responsible:

Fillmore Police Department

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

City of Residence


(S) Johnny Moreno

(S) David Burgin                                                          

Fillmore, Ca

Redding, Ca





On November 13, 2012 at 7:30 am, Fillmore Police patrol units were dispatched to a suspicious vehicle in the 700 block of Island View Street in the city of Fillmore.  Patrol deputies contacted the two occupants in the vehicle who were drinking beer and had marijuana in plain view.


The deputies searched the vehicle and discovered approximately 12 pounds of marijuana.  Moreno and Burgin were arrested for the following charges: 182(a)(1) PC (Conspiracy), 11359 H&S (Possession for Sale of Marijuana) and 11360 H&S (Transportation of Marijuana).  Moreno and Burgin were booked into the Ventura County Jail and bail set at $20,000.


Deputy Preparing Media Release:

Sgt. Anthony Aguirre

Media Release Date:

November 13, 2012

Follow-Up Contact:

Sgt. Anthony Aguirre 805-524-2235



Approved by:

Captain Monica McGrath


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).