by Cindy Summers
Police reports are provided to us by the Ventura Police Department and are not the opinions of the Ventura Breeze. All suspects mentioned are assumed to be innocent until proven guilty in a court of law.
Assault with a Deadly Weapon
On June 19, at approximately 7:45 pm, patrol officers responded to a hit and run in the cul-de-sac at the 300 block of South Dunning. The information indicated that a person had been hit by a vehicle and was lying in the cul-de-sac. The suspect fled in a vehicle before police arrived on scene.
Responding officers found the 54-year-old victim lying in the street, losing consciousness. The victim was transported to VCMC, where she is being treated for life-threatening injuries.
VPD CSI and Detectives responded and began investigating the incident. The investigation revealed the incident started as a domestic violence altercation between the 54-year-old victim and her estranged partner 47-year-old Elizabeth Guillen. During the incident, Guillen ran the victim over with her vehicle causing life-threatening injuries. The victim is currently in the hospital in critical condition.
Detectives located Guillen and the vehicle used in the incident on June 21. Guillen was taken into custody without incident and booked into Ventura County Jail for Assault with a Deadly Weapon and Domestic Violence with Injury.
We encourage anyone with information related to this incident to call the Ventura Police Department at (805) 339-4400.