Stolen Vehicle, Foot Pursuit
updated: Jan 11, 2013, 10:37 AM
Source: Ventura County Sheriff's Department
Community: Fillmore - Stolen Vehicle, Foot Pursuit
Nature of Incident: Stolen Vehicle, Foot Pursuit
Report Number: 13-621
Location: Arrasmith Lane, Fillmore
Date & Time: January 9, 2013 @ 2:30 PM
Unit Responsible: Fillmore Police Department - Patrol
(S)uspects, (V)ictims, (D)ecedent City of Residence Age
(S) Jose Villalvazo Fillmore 32
(S) Jarod Aparicio Fillmore 34
On January 9, 2013, at approximately 2:30 P.M., a Fillmore Police sergeant attempted to stop a Toyota
Prius after sheriff's dispatch advised the vehicle had been reported stolen from Santa Barbara County.
Prior to the vehicle coming to a complete stop, the driver opened the driver's side door and fled.
Additional Fillmore police units were dispatched to the area to search for the driver. The passenger of
the vehicle remained in the vehicle and was arrested without incident.
The driver, later identified as Jose Villalvazo, fled on foot and numerous deputies followed him and
eventually captured him after he climbed a tree in the 1200 block of Grand Avenue. Jose Villalvazo was
wanted for a felony warrant as a parolee at large. The investigation is ongoing, however at this time Jose
Villalvazo will be booked for 10851 CVC (stolen vehicle) and for the outstanding felony warrant. Jarod
Aparicio will be booked for 10851 CVC (stolen vehicle).
Deputy Preparing Media Release: Captain Monica McGrath
Approved by: Captain Bill Flannigan
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).
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