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Ventura County Sheriff's Office
Tuesday August 17th, 2010 :: 03:50 p.m. PDT


Possession of Concealed Firearm Arrests

Nature of Incident: Possession of Concealed Firearm Arrests

Location: 500 Block of E. Telegraph Road, Fillmore

Date & Time/ RB#: 05-15-2010 @ 0150 / 10-19768 Unit Responsible: Fillmore Station

(S)uspects, (V)ictims, (W)itnesses Address Age

(S) Francisco Sanchez Fillmore 58

(S) Ricardo Sanchez Fillmore 25

(S) Juan Sanchez Fillmore 23


On 8-15-2010, the Sheriff’s Department received a call regarding four men trying to break into a home in the 500 block of E. Telegraph Road in the City of Fillmore. The resident also telephoned family members in Fillmore, notifying them of the incident. Deputies arrived on scene and checked the area, but were unable to locate the suspects. A short time later, Francisco Sanchez, Ricardo Sanchez, and Juan Sanchez arrived at the location in the same vehicle. Francisco, Ricardo, and Juan are family members of the resident at the location. A deputy contacted Francisco, who was sitting in the driver’s seat of the vehicle and observed a loaded handgun on the front passenger seat of his vehicle. Francisco was detained and found to have an additional handgun concealed in his waistband. Ricardo claimed ownership of the handgun on the passenger seat. A third loaded handgun was located on the rear passenger floorboard of the vehicle, where Juan had been seated in the vehicle. Francisco, Ricardo, and Juan were all arrested for violations of PC 12031(a) – Carrying a loaded firearm, PC 12025(a)(1) – Having a concealed firearm in a vehicle, and PC 12025(a)(2) – Having a concealed firearm on the person. All three were transported and booked into the Pre-Trial Detention Facility in Ventura.

Officer Preparing Release: Sr. Deputy D. Hendren #3693

Follow-up Contact: Sr. Deputy D. Hendren 805-524-2233

Date of Release: 08-17-2010

Approved By: Sgt. Yoos

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

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

500 E Telegraph Rd
Fillmore, CA 93015

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