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Stolen car recovered after short police chase in Oxnard

OXNARD, Calif. - Three people are in custody, charged with fleeing from Oxnard police in a stolen Honda.

It happened Tuesday night at around 10:30.  According to police, the three suspects were spotted driving in the area of B and Homer Streets, and would not pull over. 

Officers reportedly followed the stolen Honda, the driver Carlos Ipatzi, 24, of Oxnard led officers on a four-minute chase that ended at Ventura Road and Fifth Street, according to police.  Ipatzi eventually crashed the vehicle, and fled on foot, but was caught after a short foot chase, police said.

Ipatizi was booked into Ventura County Jail on felony charges related to auto theft, recklessly evading police,  misdemeanor drug charges, and resisting arrest.

Two female passengers,  Rebecca Baez, 27, and Birydiana Delcado, 21 both Oxnard residents, were booked for misdemeanor drug charges and possession of stolen property.
 


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