2 arrested after VC stolen vehicle pursuit


The vehicle was reported stolen from the 1200 block of Ventura Street in Fillmore around 2 a.m.

Ventura County deputies shortly located the vehicle on Los Angeles Avenue near Vineyard Avenue in the El Rio area and attempted to stop the vehicle. After failing to yield, a short pursuit ensued.

The pursuit eventually came to a stop in the 3000 block of Nyeland Avenue where Manuel Rodriguez and Jesus Mendez were arrested.

Rodriguez and Mendez were booked at the Ventura County Pre-Trial Detention Facility for theft, obstruction of justice and felony vandalism.

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