OXNARD POLICE DEPARTMENT
|DATE/TIME:||May 16, 2017; 8:30 P.M.|
|LOCATION:||3200 Block Merced Place|
|VICTIM(S):||State of California|
|SUSPECT(S):||Victor Franco, 33 years, Oxnard Resident
Ray Fernandez, 20 years, Oxnard Resident
|PREPARED BY:||Jonathan Martin, Police Officer|
|CONTACT PERSON AND CONTACT INFO:||Jonathan Martin (805) 385-7600
On May 16, 2017, at approximately 8:30 P.M., Oxnard police officers conducted a traffic stop on three subjects in a parked vehicle with no license plates in the 3200 block of Merced Place. During the stop, officers contacted Ray Fernandez, who was in the driver seat of the vehicle, and Victor Franco, who was in the passenger seat of the vehicle. Fernandez was found to be on probation and had search terms. Franco was found to be on parole and had search terms.
During a search of the vehicle, a loaded .38 caliber handgun was found. The handgun’s serial number had been removed. Franco and Fernandez were arrested for being prohibited persons in possession of a firearm, as well as several other weapons related charges.
Anyone with information regarding criminal activity is encouraged to contact the Oxnard Police Department at (805) 385-7600, or you can remain anonymous by calling the Ventura County Crime Stoppers at (805) 222-8477. You can also visit this site http://www.venturacountycrimestoppers.org/contactus.apx to submit at tip via text or email.
DATE / TIME PREPARED: May 17, 2017/ 0050 hours
Ray Fernandez Victor Franco