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Ventura County Sheriff's Office
Wednesday March 20th, 2019 :: 04:31 p.m. PDT


Media Release - Attempted Murder Arrest

Nature of Incident: Suspect Arrested for Multiple Counts of Attempted Murder
Report Number: 17-193071 & 18-198582
Location: Fillmore, CA
Date & Time: 03/12/2019 @ 9:00 AM
Unit(s) Responsible: Fillmore Police Department
Sheriff’s Major Crimes Unit
Sheriff’s Special Crimes Unit
Sheriff’s Gang Unit
(S)uspects, (V)ictims, (P)arty, (D)ecedent

City of Residence

(S) Esteban Reyes
(V1) Adult Male
(V2) Adult Male
(V3) Adult Male
The Ventura County Sheriff’s Office concluded a lengthy investigation into two separate gang related shootings that occurred in the City of Fillmore.  The first incident involved a suspect who shot two victims as they sat in a parked vehicle in the 800 block of 3rd Street on 12/17/2017.  The second incident involved a suspect who shot a victim in the 800 block of 4th Street on 12/24/2018.   
Through continued collaboration between the Fillmore Police Department, Sheriff’s Gang Unit, Sheriff’s Special Crimes Unit and the Sheriff’s Major Crimes Unit, detectives identified Esteban Reyes as the suspect in both crimes.  On 03/12/2019, Reyes was arrested for three counts of 664/187 PC – Attempted Murder and 186.22(a) PC- Street Terrorism. Reyes was in Sheriff’s custody for an unrelated case involving criminal threats and brandishing of a weapon at the time of the arrest. Reyes’ bail has been set at $4,120,00.00 and he is scheduled to appear in Ventura County Superior Court today. 
Prepared by: Detective Sergeant Carlos Macias  
News Release Date: 03/20/2019  
Media Follow-Up Contact: Sergeant Marta Bugarin
805 947-8052
[email protected]
Approved by:
Booking Photo Release:
Captain Jeff Miller
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Ventura County Sheriff's Office
800 S Victoria Ave
Ventura, CA 93003

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