Ventura County Sheriff Department – Incident Press Release
Three Fillmore residents, who have gang ties, were arrested for assault with a deadly weapon after attacking a subject at a Fillmore restaurant and bar.
On May 7th, 2019, patrol deputies responded to a fight at a restaurant located in the 300 block of Central Avenue in Fillmore. Deputies learned three subjects attacked a patron who they perceived as having a gang affiliation. Deputies were able to identify the suspects as Joshua Lopez, Victor Orozco and Raul Martinez, all Fillmore residents. Deputies learned that Lopez struck the victim multiple times with a chair and Orozco and Martinez continued the assault by hitting and kicking the victim, who sustained minor injuries. The suspects fled the scene prior to the deputies’ arrival.
Investigators obtained additional information about the crime and were able to locate the suspects’ and take them into custody. Lopez, Orozco and Martinez were arrested for 245 (a)(1) PC-assault with a deadly weapon, 182 (a)(1) PC- conspiracy and 186.22 (a) PC- street terrorism. All three subjects remain in custody at the Sheriff’s Main Jail.