OXNARD POLICE DEPARTMENT
|INCIDENT:||Suspects Arrested for Attempted Vehicle Theft, Narcotics, and Stolen Property|
|DATE/TIME:||July 31, 2017 / 3:54 a.m.|
|LOCATION:||1500 block of Cypress Street|
|SUSPECT(S):||Alberto Herrera, 27-year-old Oxnard resident
Felipe Ventura, 34-year-old Oxnard resident
|PREPARED BY:||David Walker, Sergeant
|CONTACT PERSON AND CONTACT INFO:||David Walker, Sergeant
On July 31, 2017, at approximately 3:54 a.m., officers were dispatched to the 1500 block of Cypress Street after an alert citizen reported that a possible auto theft was in progress. Officers responded to the area and contacted Felipe Ventura inside the victim vehicle. Alberto Herrera was contacted waiting nearby. During the investigation, officers learned that the suspects intended to steal the vehicle. The suspects also had stolen property from the vehicle in their possession as well as a substance believed to be methamphetamine. The suspects were taken into custody and later booked into the Ventura County Jail for outstanding warrants, possession of stolen property, vehicle tampering, possession of narcotics and possession of burglary tools.
This incident was another example of how members of the public assisted the Oxnard Police Department by calling 911 to report suspicious individuals and crimes in progress. Anyone with information regarding this incident or other 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 (800) 222-8477. You can also visit this site www.venturacountycrimestoppers.org to submit at tip via text or email.
DATE / TIME PREPARED: July 31, 2017 / 6:00 a.m.