Pursuit Starting in Moorpark Leads to Drugs and Weapons Arrest in Simi Valley

Ventura County Sheriff – Incident Press Release

A deputy assigned to the Moorpark Patrol Station attempted to stop a vehicle in the area of Rocky Peak Road and Santa Susana Pass Road, Simi Valley, for traffic violations. The driver, who was identified as Carl Mullins, refused to pull over and a vehicle chase began which traveled east into Los Angeles County. The California Highway Patrol assumed the pursuit, which eventually terminated in the area of Havenhurst Avenue, in the city of Encino.

Mullins was arrested at the conclusion of the pursuit and a search of Mullins and his vehicle revealed approximately 283 grams of methamphetamine, 30 grams of heroin, 663 grams of marijuana, 42 individual Suboxone packets, drug paraphernalia and a large sum of cash.

Additionally, Mullins possessed a fraudulent California driver’s license, switchblade knife, and a stun gun. Mullins was also suspected of being under the influence of narcotics.

Following the pursuit and arrest, a search warrant was served on Mullins’ home located in the 7000 block of Thompson Lane, in the Ventura County area adjacent to Chatsworth. Narcotics detectives searched the residence and found approximately 10 grams of methamphetamine, 415 grams of marijuana, a threaded barrel 9MM pistol capable of accepting a silencer, a KelTec Sub 200 rifle, a Sterling .25 caliber handgun, and 9MM ammunition.

Mullins was arrested for California Vehicle Code 2800.2-Evading, California Vehicle Code 14601.1(a)- Driving With A Suspended Driver’s License, California Penal Code 21510-

Possession Of A Switchblade, California Penal Code 22610-Convicted Felon In Possession Of A Stun Gun, California Penal Code 470(b)- Possession Of A Counterfeit Government Document, California Penal Code 135-Destroying Evidence, California Health and Safety Code 11357(a)- Possession Of More Than 28.5 Grams Of Marijuana, California Health and Safety Code 11364(a)- Possession Of Drug Paraphernalia, California Health and Safety Code 11351- Possession For Sale Of A Controlled Substance, California Health and Safety Code 11352- Transport/Sale Of A Controlled Substance, California Health and Safety Code 11378-Possession Of A Controlled Substance For Sale, California Health and Safety Code 11377- Transport/Sale Of A Controlled Substance, California Vehicle Code 23152(f)-Driving While Under The Influence Of A Controlled Substance, California Health and Safety Code 11550(a)-Under The Influence Of A Controlled Substance, and California Penal Code 30605(a)-Possession Of An Assault Weapon.

Mullins was booked into the Pre-Trial Detention Facility where he is currently being held in lieu of $310,000.00 bail.


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Concerned Citizen
Concerned Citizen
3 months ago

Mr. Mullins has been convicted of drug dealing and firearm violations along with other felonies dating back almost 20 years. And here he is again, drug dealing and firearm violations. What’s the definition of insanity?…

…our legal system is broken.