Chief of Police
Oxnard Police Department
R. Jason Benites
OXNARD POLICE DEPARTMENT
|INCIDENT:||Man arrested for allegedly videotaping under women’s skirts at Oxnard Costco|
|DATE/TIME:||March 23, 2013, 4:00 p.m.|
|LOCATION:||2001 East Ventura Blvd , Oxnard (Costco)|
|SUSPECT(S):||Mario Flores Cevada, 39 years of age from Santa Paula|
Sergeant Sharon Giles, Investigative Services Bureau
(805) 385-7620, Sharon.Giles@oxnardpd.org
CONTACT PERSON &
Sr. Detective Erica Escalante, Sexual Assault Unit
(805) 385-7759, Erica.Escalante@oxnardpd.org
OXNARD, Calif – On Saturday March 23, 2013, at about 4:00 p.m., Oxnard Police arrested a 39-year-old Santa Paula man for secretly videotaping females under their clothing as they shopped at Costco in Oxnard. Cervada concealed his iPhone to capture images and video of unsuspecting females.
Oxnard detectives from the Sexual Assault Unit reviewed video from Cervada’s iPhone and iPad which showed that there are other victims that have not been identified. Detectives further discovered that Cervada has been committing these crimes in other locations throughout Ventura County, such as Target in Camarillo. The females are usually wearing a skirt or dress at the time of the crime.
Oxnard Police detectives are seeking the public’s help in locating anyone who has any information on Cervada, or who may have seen him at any businesses throughout Ventura County.
Anyone with information should call Detective Erica Escalante at (805) 385-7759 or Ventura County Crime Stoppers at (800) 222-8477. You can also visit this site http://www.venturacountycrimestoppers.org/contactus.aspx to submit a tip via text or email.
DATE / TIME PREPARED: March 24, 2013 at 3:00 p.m.