Fillmore woman arrested on weapons, drug charges
(l-r) Suspects Jacob Escobedo, Transient, Santa Paula, 28 and Natane Chapman, Transient, Fillmore, 22
By Santa Paula Police Department — Wednesday, May 14th, 2014
Second subject escapes, sought by police
Santa Paula Police Department
On May 8, 2014, at approximately 1705 hours, Santa Paula Police Officers were in the area of 200 block of E. Santa Maria St. when they observed a Ford Expedition traveling eastbound on Santa Maria St. at a high rate of speed. When officers made a u-turn to stop the vehicle, it became involved in a solo accident for unknown reasons striking two parked cars. Both occupants fled and were identified as Jacob Escobedo, age 28 a transeint of Santa Paula, and Natane Chapman, age 22 a transient from Fillmore. A search of the area of was conducted. Escobedo was able to escape custody and Chapman was taken into custody hiding in a storage yard. Recovered from the vehicle were a loaded rifle, a loaded revolver, and metal (brass) knuckles. The revolver was found to be stolen out of the City of Oxnard.
Escobedo is currently a felony wanted subject for violation of PROS for child endangerment and felony resisting arrest. He should be considered armed and dangerous. Escobedo is being charged with the following charges: gang member in possession of a firearm, convicted felon in possession of a firearm, convicted felon in possession of ammunition, felony hit and run with injuries, possession of stolen property, and possession of a loaded firearm. Chapman was medically cleared due to injuries she sustained in the accident and transported to Ventura County Main Jail on the following charges: convicted felon in possession of a firearm, convicted felon in possession of ammunition, carrying a loaded firearm, possession of metal (brass) knuckles, possession of stolen property and had an active warrant for possession of a controlled substance.
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Nature of Incident: Traffic Accident / Convicted Felons in Possession of Firearms