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Two Arrested After Chase In Ventura

Posted on Monday, July 23, 2012 12:08am

What started as a check by Ventura Police on a vehicle parked suspiciously led to a vehicle, and foot chase, abd the arrests of two Oxnard men.

An officer noticed a vehicle parked near Fremont Street, and Hill Road just after 5 yesterday morning. Police say as they approached the car, a man identified as Randy Omega of Oxnard arrived with what they believed were stolen items. As he was being questioned, a second man, Juana Magana got into the parked vehicle, and fled.

After a several block chase, the vehicle crashed into a fence, and Magana was arrested after a short foot chase. He was charged with evading arrest, resisting arrest, and possession of stolen property. Omega was arrested for giving a false name to a police officer, and for outstanding warrants.

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