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Wanted Ventura County Man Arrested Following Pursuit

Posted on Sunday, January 6, 2013 12:28pm

A Ventura County man authorities say was a wanted parolee is behind bars, after being arrested following a pursuit.

Just before midnight Saturday, a Ventura Police officer tried to stop a vehicle for a traffic violation on the 400 block of Jordan Avenue in Ventura.

After a several block, slow speed pursuit the driver stopped in the parking lot of a supermarket, and surrendered.

Ventura Police say Gilbert Garcia of Santa Paula was ma wanted parolee who had two oustanding arrest warrants. The 41 year old man was arrested for a parole violation, as well as for the arrest warrants, and evading an officer.

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