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Ventura County Sheriff's Office
Friday February 1st, 2019 :: 04:30 p.m. PST

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Criminal Threats / Street Terrorism

Nature of Incident: Criminal Threats / Street Terrorism

Report Number: RB# 19-4219

Location: 700 block of Akers Street, Fillmore

Date & Time: 01/08/2019 11:00 PM

Unit(s) Responsible: Fillmore Patrol Unit / Fillmore Detectives / Sheriff’s Gang Unit

(S)uspects, (V)ictims, (P)arty, (D)ecedent, City of Residence, Age
(S) Casillas, Anthony    Fillmore, 21


Narrative:
On January 08, 2019, two victims were approached by a known and documented local gang member, Anthony Casillas. The victims were threatened by Casillas with violence in addition to gang slogans being used. Patrol deputies responded and were able to quickly identify Casillas as the suspect.

On January 25, 2019, a search warrant was executed at Casillas’ residence. During the execution of the search warrant, gang indicia and two illegally possessed firearms were located and seized. Casillas was arrested in conjunction with the search warrant and booked into the Pre-Trial Detention Facility.

On January 29, 2019, the Ventura County District Attorney’s Office charged Casillas with PC 422 - Criminal Threats and PC 186.22(a) – Street Terrorism with additional charges pending. Casillas is currently being held in custody on a $125,000.00 bail.

Anyone with further information regarding this investigation or information related to gang activity is encouraged to contact Detective Erik Hernandez at 805-654-2856.

Prepared by: Detective Erik Hernandez
News Release Date: 2/1/2019
Media Follow-Up Contact: Sergeant Victor Medina #3580
Office: 805-677-8734
Victor.medina@ventura.org
Approved by: Captain Todd Inglis
Booking Photo Release: YES

Address/Location
Ventura County Sheriff's Office
800 S Victoria Ave
Ventura, CA 93009

Contact
Emergency: 9-1-1
Non-emergencies: 805-654-9511

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