Five Arrested for Attempted Murder of Family Member
Update by the Santa Barbara Police Department
July 12, 2021
On 07/10/2021 at approximately 2040 hours, Officers were dispatched to the area of Rancheria and Gutierrez Streets for a report of a check the welfare of a person in lying in the street yelling for help. The person was identified by responding officers as a victim of a felony crime and had multiple injuries. He was able to speak with Officers on scene prior to being transported to the Hospital for emergency treatment. It was learned during this initial contact that the victim had been bound and assaulted at their home by several of their own family members. During the assault however, the victim was able to escape the residence and 911 was called. Due to the victim’s statement and injuries it was believed several felonious criminal acts had been committed against him while he was in his residence.
Multiple Officers responded to the victim’s house and were able to locate a crime scene as well as the possible suspects. A large number of people were in the home at the time Officers made contact and all had to be questioned/interviewed for their statements. Additional police resources had to be requested to help investigate and it was determined all of the involved people lived together at the residence, and the suspects were upset about the victim’s behavior. The suspects allegedly restrained and feloniously assaulted the victim physically which resulted in severe injuries.
Five suspects including Alfredo Teliz-Jimenez, 41, Santos Teliz-Jimenez, 43, Jose Urbano Teliz, 49, Pedro Juarez, 43 and Samuray Juarez, 21 were all arrested and booked on the following charges: 664/187 PC – Attempted murder, 206 PC – Torture, 245(A)(4) PC – ADW, 236 PC – False Imprisonment, and 243(D) PC – Battery with Serious injury. All five suspects reside in the city of Santa Barbara.
Based on the investigation it has been determined that there is no ongoing public safety threat to the community in connection with this incident. The investigation is still ongoing and no further information will be released at this time.
Reported by Scanner Andrew
10:30 p.m., July 10, 2021
Police are on scene on the 500 block of Gutierrez