OXNARD POLICE DEPARTMENT
|INCIDENT:||Home Invasion / Attempt Robbery Arrest|
|DATE/TIME:||February 10, 2018 7:55 p.m.|
|LOCATION:||4600 block Terrace Ave|
|SUSPECT(S):||Seferino Mendez, 19 year old Oxnard Resident|
|PREPARED BY:||Jess Aragon, Detective
|CONTACT PERSON AND CONTACT INFO:||Ricardo Vega, Detective
On February 10, 2018, at approximately 7:55 p.m., Officers from the Oxnard Police Department responded to a home invasion robbery that had just occurred in the 4600 block of Terrace Ave, City of Oxnard. Upon arrival Officers learned that two suspects knocked on the front door of an apartment and when the victim answered the door, the suspects forced their way into the apartment and pistol whipped a female victim. The suspects demanded money from the family and took money from a juvenile victim. As the suspects left the apartment they approached a pizza delivery driver who was delivering pizza to another apartment. The suspects demanded money from the pizza delivery man and threatened to shoot him. The pizza delivery man refused to hand over his money and was punched. The suspects fled on foot in an unknown direction.
Investigators with the Oxnard Police Department’s Violent Crimes Unit (VCU) responded to assist with the investigation. Through the course of the investigation, investigators learned that 19 year old Seferino Mendez was possibly involved. Mendez was positively identified by two of the victims. Mendez was located and subsequently arrested by VCU investigators with the assistance of the Oxnard Police Department Neighborhood Police team.
If anyone has further information, they are encouraged to call Detective Ricardo Vega at (805) 385-8291. If you wish to remain anonymous you may call the violent crimes hotline at (805) 982-7070 or 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 22, 2018 / 1:30 p.m.