A stabbing took place on Saturday, May 16, at approximately 6:20pm. The victim received multiple stab wounds in the gang-related attack. The first medical call went out for the Palm and Santa Clara Street area. The victim was later located in the 100 block of Surrey Way and treated, above. He was transferred to Ventura County Medical Center with non-life threatening injuries. Police cordoned off the Palm/Santa Clara area, above. Suspect Daniel Torres has been arrested.
A stabbing took place on Saturday, May 16, at approximately 6:20pm. The victim received multiple stab wounds in the gang-related attack. The first medical call went out for the Palm and Santa Clara Street area. The victim was later located in the 100 block of Surrey Way and treated, above. He was transferred to Ventura County Medical Center with non-life threatening injuries. Police cordoned off the Palm/Santa Clara area, above. Suspect Daniel Torres has been arrested.
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Daniel Torres
Daniel Torres

On the evening of May 16, 2015, Sheriff’s deputies responded to the 500 block of Santa Clara St. in Fillmore, where it was reported that a male suspect had attacked and stabbed a man with a knife. The wounded victim fled to a nearby residence, where he was given first aid and transported to Ventura County Medical Center with serious wounds to his upper & lower body. During the initial investigation, detectives were able to identify the suspect as Daniel Torres and determined that the attack was gang related.

On May 18, 2015, detectives from the Sheriff’s Gang Unit and Major Crimes Bureau located (S) Torres as he left a residence in the City of San Bernardino. Torres was immediately taken into custody and transported to the Ventura County Pre-Trial Detention Facility, where he was booked on charges of Attempt Murder and Committing a Crime for the Benefit of a Criminal Street Gang.

Nature of Incident: Sheriff’s Detectives Apprehend Attempt Murder Suspect
Report Number: 15-11048
Location: 2800 block of Waterman Ave., San Bernardino, CA
Date & Time: May 18, 2015 @ 6:45 PM
Unit(s) Responsible: Sheriff’s Gang Unit and Major Crimes Bureau
(S)uspects, (V)ictims, (P)arty, (D)ecedent City of Residence Age
(S) Daniel Torres, Fillmore, 25
Prepared by: Sergeant Cary Peterson
News Release Date: May 19, 2015
Media Follow-Up Contact: Detective Gabriel Gonzales / (805)654-3548
Gabriel.gonzales@ventura.org
Approved by: Captain Melissa Smith

Ventura County Crime Stoppers will pay up to $1,000 reward for information, which leads to the arrest and criminal complaint against the person(s) responsible for this crime. The caller may remain anonymous. The call is not recorded. Call Crime Stoppers at 800-222-TIPS (8477).

 


 
(l-r) Sara Beylik, Stephen W. Baum Memorial Scholarship and David Cadena, FHS Alumni Scholarship. Back in January, the Scholarship Committee, under the umbrella of the Fillmore High Alumni Association offered the Current Seniors at our Alma Mater the 2015 Scholarship applications. 54 Students completed the applications, in hopes of completing elements required to be identified as an alumni scholarship recipient. After a rigorous grading process and reading of every autobiography handed in by all 54 students, the Scholarship Committee is proud to introduce the 2015 Fillmore High Alumni Scholars. We invite all F.H.S. Alumni to come and attend the 2015 Alumni Dinner/Dance, and meet this years recipients. You can pay for this years Alumni Dinner/Dance at Patterson Hardware, or print out a dinner reservation form at www.fillmorehighalumni.com. It's going to be a special night in Fillmore on June 13th, 2015. Scholarship recipient photos provided by Cornerstone Photography.
(l-r) Sara Beylik, Stephen W. Baum Memorial Scholarship and David Cadena, FHS Alumni Scholarship. Back in January, the Scholarship Committee, under the umbrella of the Fillmore High Alumni Association offered the Current Seniors at our Alma Mater the 2015 Scholarship applications. 54 Students completed the applications, in hopes of completing elements required to be identified as an alumni scholarship recipient. After a rigorous grading process and reading of every autobiography handed in by all 54 students, the Scholarship Committee is proud to introduce the 2015 Fillmore High Alumni Scholars. We invite all F.H.S. Alumni to come and attend the 2015 Alumni Dinner/Dance, and meet this years recipients. You can pay for this years Alumni Dinner/Dance at Patterson Hardware, or print out a dinner reservation form at www.fillmorehighalumni.com. It's going to be a special night in Fillmore on June 13th, 2015. Scholarship recipient photos provided by Cornerstone Photography.
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(l-r) Daisy Cota, FHS Alumni Scholarship and Emilio Hernandez, FHS Alumni Scanlin-Baldin Scholarship
(l-r) Daisy Cota, FHS Alumni Scholarship and Emilio Hernandez, FHS Alumni Scanlin-Baldin Scholarship
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(l-r) Anthony Hurtado, FHS Alumni John & Nit Lemley Scholarship and Timmy Klittich, FHS Alumni Scholarship
(l-r) Anthony Hurtado, FHS Alumni John & Nit Lemley Scholarship and Timmy Klittich, FHS Alumni Scholarship
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(l-r) Kyle Medina, FHS Alumni Scholarship and Stephanie Meza, FHS Alumni Scholarship
(l-r) Kyle Medina, FHS Alumni Scholarship and Stephanie Meza, FHS Alumni Scholarship
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(l-r) Chad Petuoglu, FHS Alumni Scanlin-Baldin Scholarship and Grace Reilley, FHS Alumni Scanlin-Baldin Scholarship
(l-r) Chad Petuoglu, FHS Alumni Scanlin-Baldin Scholarship and Grace Reilley, FHS Alumni Scanlin-Baldin Scholarship
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(l-r) Arlinda Reyes, FHS Alumni Scholarship and Kayleigh Thompson, FHS Alumni Scanlin-Baldin Scholarship FHS Alumni John & Nit Lemely Scholarship
(l-r) Arlinda Reyes, FHS Alumni Scholarship and Kayleigh Thompson, FHS Alumni Scanlin-Baldin Scholarship FHS Alumni John & Nit Lemely Scholarship
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(l-r) Patricia Vasquez Cabrera, FHS Alumni Scanlin-Baldin Scholarship and Hayden Wright, FHS Alumni
Scanlin-Baldin Scholarship
(l-r) Patricia Vasquez Cabrera, FHS Alumni Scanlin-Baldin Scholarship and Hayden Wright, FHS Alumni Scanlin-Baldin Scholarship
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Part 4 of 4
Photos by Bob Crum.
Photos by Bob Crum.
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A southbound car ran the red stoplight at River and A Street, Thursday, May 14th at 3:50pm, broadsiding a
pickup truck. Traffic coming over Grimes Canyon was slowed for about an hour. No injuries were reported.
A southbound car ran the red stoplight at River and A Street, Thursday, May 14th at 3:50pm, broadsiding a pickup truck. Traffic coming over Grimes Canyon was slowed for about an hour. No injuries were reported.
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A driver lost control of her car and crashed into a pepper tree at Clay and Main Streets, Friday, May 15. Witnesses stated a small dog in the street may have contributed to the accident. No injuries were reported.
A driver lost control of her car and crashed into a pepper tree at Clay and Main Streets, Friday, May 15. Witnesses stated a small dog in the street may have contributed to the accident. No injuries were reported.
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California Highway Patrol
California Highway Patrol

A Santa Paula woman was killed on Thursday, May 14th in a two-vehicle traffic collision between El Rio and Saticoy. An 85-year old Fillmore woman was injured in the crash. The accident occurred before 4:30pm on Vineyard Avenue, near Highway 118.

The 30-year old woman was driving a Mustang southbound on Vineyard, when she drifted into the northbound lanes, according to the California Highway Patrol.

The Fillmore resident, driving a Buick, was unable to avoid the collision and was trapped in her car. She had to be extricated by firefighters, and was transported to Ventura County Medical Center with a broken sternum.

Alcohol consumption by the deceased may have been a factor, according to the CHP.

Vineyard was shut down for about two hours.

 

The Bardsdale Cemetery will hold it Memorial Day Ceremony on Monday, May 25th at 11AM. Featured speaker this year is Ed W. Campbell who is the President of the Resident’s Allied Council at the Veterans Home in Ventura. Mr. Campbell started his Military career with the US Navy Reserve in Santa Barbara, took his Basic SeamanTraining in San Diego in 1956 and USS Sioux Fleet Tug Seaman Training in San Diego in 1958. From 1958 until 1962 he served in the USAir Force taking his Basic Training at Lackland AFB in Texas in 1958, served in Portugal 1960-61 doing Management Analysis and was a Civil Engineering Draftsman in 1962 at Edwards Air Force Base. Mr. Campbell then went on to establish a career as an Architect and has designed many projects locally and throughout the United States receiving several awards. He is a Board Member of the Ventura Music Festival and served as Executive Director of the Pierpont Inn. The Rev. Bob Hammond will give the Memorial Service, special music will be provided by the Bardsdale Methodist Church choir. Also assisting in the ceremony will be VFW Post 9637, Boy Scout Troop 406, Cub Scout Troop 3400 and Bob Thompson. The Boy Scouts will put out the flags on Friday, May 22nd and they will be picked up by the Bardsdale 4H on Tuesday, May 26th. The Board of Trustees of the Cemetery District: Scott Lee, President, Lynda Edmonds, Secretary, Rita Rudkin, Gabriel Asenas and Dick Diaz would like to invite the community to this special event.