News Story


Fillmore - DUI Traffic Collision
5/28/2013 7:30:00 AM


Nature of Incident:

Driving Under the Influence Traffic Collision

Report Number:

RB# 13-11662


Old Telegraph Road west of 'C' Street, Fillmore

Date & Time:

May 26, 2013, 6:34 p.m.

Unit Responsible:

Fillmore Police Department / Patrol Services

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

City of Residence


(S) Carlos Pineda

(V) Olga Rodriguez










On Sunday night at approximately 6:34 p.m., a 2006 Chrysler PT Cruiser driven by Carlos Pineda was westbound on Old Telegraph Road when it made an unsafe turning movement leaving the roadway and colliding with a raised curb, a drainage culvert, and a tree.  Pineda refused medical treatment at the scene.  The passenger in Pineda's vehicle, Olga Rodriguez, was transported to the Santa Paula Emergency Room for injuries sustained during to the collision.


Deputies from the Fillmore Police Department responded to the collision.  Their investigation resulted in Pineda being arrest for Driving Under the Influence of Alcohol and Causing Injury.  Pineda consented to a blood test and was later booked into the Ventura County Jail.



Deputy Preparing Media Release:

Oren Ryerson, Deputy Sheriff

Media Release Date:


Follow-Up Contact:

Oren Ryerson, Deputy Sheriff 805-524-2233

Approved by:

Captain Dave Wareham


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).