News Story


Santa Paula - Narcotics Arrest
11/19/2013 8:00:00 AM


Nature of Incident:

Narcotics arrest

Report Number:



200 block South 8th St. Santa Paula

Date & Time:

November 19, 2013

Unit(s) Responsible:

Sheriff's Narcotics Bureau, West County Street Team

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

City of Residence


Marina Fuentes

Santa Paula



An investigation into cocaine sales led to the arrest of Santa Paula resident Marina Fuentes.


Sheriff's Narcotics Investigators received information of cocaine sales occurring in the 200 block of South 8th St in the city of Santa Paula. During the month long investigation, detectives observed multiple narcotics transactions and identified Marina Fuentes as the person at the residence selling cocaine.


On November 19, a search warrant was served at Fuentes' residence. During the subsequent search, 23 grams of cocaine and over $33,000 in cash was seized. Fuentes was arrested and booked for possession of cocaine and for sales of cocaine. She was booked into the Sheriff's Main Jail and bail was set at $250,000.00.


Prepared by:

Sgt M. Horne


Media Release Date:



Follow-Up Contact:

Captain Don Aguilar




Approved by:

Captain Luis Obregon



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).