Simi Valley Police Department – Incident Press Release
In the early hours of July 6, a California Highway Patrol Sergeant made a traffic enforcement stop in the area of Tapo Canyon Road and Cochran Street. The suspect, later identified as 42 year old Elpidio Peralta-Antonio of Simi Valley, assaulted the Sergeant and fled. SVPD Officers responded to the area to assist in locating Peralta-Antonio.
SVPD Officers located Peralta-Anotnio in the area and took him into custody. Two SVPD Officers received minor injuries as a result of Peralta-Antonio resisting arrest. Peralta-Antonio was arrested for resisting arrest with violence and battery on a peace officer on the CHP Sergeant and SVPD Officers. CHP took custody of Peralta-Antonio and booked him at Ventura County Jail.