Arco Armed Robbery Suspect Captured
Ventura County Sheriff's Department
Ventura County Sheriff's Department
Conrad Fimbres
Conrad Fimbres

Date and Location of Robbery:
August 30, 2009, ARCO Station 3907 E. Telegraph Road, Piru
Date and Location of Arrest: September 1, 2009, 10:53 A.M, Moorpark, California
Report: 09-20643

On August 30, 2009, shortly before midnight, a male adult brandished a handgun and robbed the ARCO gas station located at 3907 E. Telegraph Road, Piru

The suspect ordered an employee to remove money from the cash register and place it into a bag. The employee did as the suspect ordered and then the suspect fled the area on foot.

Deputies responded to the scene and soon developed a lead on the suspect. Detectives contacted local law enforcement agencies and learned that the suspect was possibly driving a stolen U- Haul truck.

On September 1, 2009, at about 10:53 am, Sheriff’s Patrol Sergeant Gregg Willson was patrolling the City of Moorpark, when he observed a U-Haul truck driven by a man matching the description given by the Piru deputies.

Sergeant Willson detained the driver and passenger as possible suspects in the robbery. The truck was confirmed stolen, and the passenger, Hollie Briant, 32 years, was arrested for outstanding felony warrants. The driver, Conrad Fimbres, 42 years, was arrested for the felony armed robbery and felony possession of the stolen vehicle.

Briant and Fimbres are both residents of Piru and were booked at the Ventura County Main Jail.