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Ventura County Sheriff's Office
Thursday August 12th, 2010 :: 10:30 a.m. PDT


Narcotics Arrest

Nature of Incident: Narcotics Arrest

Location: Oceanside, Ca

Date: August 5, 2010

Unit Responsible: Ventura County Narcotics Bureau, West County Street Team

Suspect City of Residence Age

Luis Alberto Rodriguez Pillardo Oceanside 29


During the investigation of a marijuana cultivation north of the city of Fillmore on July 27, 2010, sheriff’s deputies attempted to stop a vehicle associated with the illegal activity. The driver eventually yielded after driving about 2 miles, then fled on foot over a ledge on the side of the road and disappeared. In the vehicle was 78 pounds of processed marijuana.

Through investigation, sheriff’s narcotic detectives learned the identity of the driver. On August 5, detectives arrested Luis Alberto Rodriguez Pillardo at his residence in Oceanside for possession of marijuana for sale, conspiracy to cultivate marijuana and resisting arrest. He was transported back to Ventura County and booked for the listed charges.

Officer Preparing Release: Sgt Mike Horne

Follow-up Contact: Sgt Mike Horne 805-383-8700

Approved by: Captain Eric Dowd

Ventura County Sheriff's Office
800 S Victoria Ave
Ventura, CA 93009

Emergency: 9-1-1
Non-emergencies: 805-654-9511

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