Oxnard PD — Vehicle pursuit ends in Accident

Oxnard Police Department – Incident Press Release

Oxnard Police Officers assigned to the Neighborhood Policing Team (NPT) attempted a traffic stop on a vehicle in the area of “B” Street and Homer. The vehicle would not pull over and the officers learned that the 1995 Honda was a stolen vehicle. 

As the officers followed the stolen Honda the driver (Carlos Ipatzi) attempted to evade capture and led the officers on a four-minute vehicle pursuit that started in south Oxnard and ended at Ventura Road and Fifth Street. Ipatzi was captured after he was involved in a minor accident at the intersection of Ventura Road and Fifth Street. Ipatzi lost control of the stolen Honda and struck a vehicle that was stopped at the intersection. He then fled on foot and was captured after a short foot pursuit. Fortunately nobody was seriously injured in the collision and the damage to the other car was minor. 

Carlos Ipatzi was booked into the Ventura County Jail for Felony charges related to Auto Theft, Recklessly evading police, and misdemeanor drug charges and resisting arrest. There were two female passengers in the vehicle during the pursuit and they were identified as Rebecca Baez and Birdydiana Delcado. Baez and Deccado were booked for misdemeanor drug charges and possession of stolen property. Photos of the scene are attached. Oxnard Police case number 17-53193. 


Photo Credits: Oxnard Police Department

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