OXNARD POLICE DEPARTMENT
|INCIDENT:||Robbery Series Update|
|DATE/TIME:||September 5, 2018, 5:00 a.m.|
|LOCATION:||Two locations in Oxnard|
|SUSPECT(S):||Male Juvenile, Resident of Oxnard
Gabriel Jose Mora, 18 years, Resident of Oxnard
|PREPARED BY:||Sergeant Brett A. Smith, Violent Crimes Unit
Brett.Smith@Oxnardpd.org (805) 248-9122
|CONTACT PERSON AND CONTACT INFO:||Detective Jonathan Ballow, (805) 288-3289
DETAILS: On September 5, 2018, at 5:00 a.m., Officers and investigators from the Oxnard Police Department’s Special Operations Division served two (2) Search Warrants at two separate locations in Oxnard. This was in response to the robberies that occurred on August 29, 2018. The Violent Crimes Unit (VCU) continued to investigate the circumstances surrounding these robberies. The investigation revealed the same subjects from the August 29th robberies are responsible for three (3) additional robberies in Oxnard.
During the search warrants this morning, Investigators found evidence linking all six robberies to a juvenile and a male adult, both were arrested. The juvenile was booked into the Juvenile Justice facility for armed robbery, and the male suspect, Gabriel Mora, 5/3/00, was booked into the Ventura County Jail on six (6) counts of armed robbery and Street Terrorism
If anyone has further information, they are encouraged to call Oxnard PD at (805) 385-7796. 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 http://www.venturacountycrimestoppers.org/contactus.aspx to submit a tip via text or email
DATE / TIME PREPARED: September 5, 2018, 2:15 p.m.