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Camarillo Deputies Arrest Suspect for Negligent Discharge of a Firearm
8/29/2013 1:10:00 PM


Nature of Incident:

Negligent Discharge of a Firearm

Report Number:



2100 Block Pickwick Drive, Camarillo CA 93010

Date & Time:

08/22/2013 @ 9:20 AM

Unit(s) Responsible:

Camarillo Police Department, Special Enforcement Detail

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

City of Residence


Megan Stice



Mario Govea




On August 17, 2013, Ventura County Sheriff's Office Deputies from the Camarillo Police Station responded to the area of 2100 Pickwick Drive to investigate a shooting incident.  The investigation revealed that Mario Govea, a Camarillo resident, was involved in an altercation at a local bar. The altercation moved from the bar to a dirt parking lot at 2100 Pickwick Drive.  During the altercation, witnesses stated Govea pulled out a handgun and fired several rounds into the air.  Govea fled the scene on foot and Megan Stice assisted him in evading capture.   No one was injured as a result of the shooting.

During the investigation, Detectives from the Camarillo Police Special Enforcement Detail located the handgun used by Govea in an alley near the location of the shooting. 

On August 21, 2013, Deputies arrested Stice at her residence for her role in assisting Govea evade capture.  She was booked into the Ventura County Pre-Trial Detention Facility, and her bail was set at $100,000.  

On August 22, 2013, Govea turned himself into Detectives at the Camarillo Police Station.  He was booked into the Ventura County Pre-Trial Detention Facility, and his bail was set at $250,000.  

Anyone with any information about Govea or the shooting is asked to call Detective Paul Krueger at 805-388-5118.


Prepared by:

Detective Paul Krueger


Media Release Date:

August 24, 2013


Follow-Up Contact:

Detective Paul Krueger 805-388-5118


Approved by:

Captain Bruce Macedo



VenturaCounty Crime Stoppers will pay up to $1,000 reward for information, which leadsto the arrest and criminal complaint against the person(s) responsible for thiscrime.  The caller may remainanonymous.  The call is not recorded.  Call Crime Stoppers at 800-222-TIPS (8477).