OXNARD POLICE DEPARTMENT
Felon in Possession of a Firearm
February 5, 2018 / 9:25 p.m.
1700 block of Crawford St.
State of California
Sergio Contreras, 36-year-old, Oxnard resident
Bakari Myers, Sergeant
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Christopher Williams, Commander
On February 5, at approximately 9:25 p.m., officers from the Special Enforcement Unit conducted a traffic stop in the Colonia neighborhood in the 1700 block of Crawford St. The officers immediately recognized the driver as 36-year-old Sergio Contreras, a documented criminal street gang member on supervised release (Post Release Offender). Officers exercised Contreras’ court ordered search terms and located a semiautomatic handgun concealed in the vehicle. Contreras was arrested for numerous firearms related charges.
The Oxnard Police Department’s Special Enforcement Unit is committed to reducing gang crimes and gun violence in the City of Oxnard through the strict enforcement of laws specifically targeting known, active gang members residing in the city. 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 (800) 222-8477. You can also visit this site: www.venturacountycrimestoppers.org to submit a tip via text or email.
DATE / TIME PREPARED: February 5, 2018 / 2300 hours