OXNARD POLICE DEPARTMENT
|INCIDENT:||Person Arrested with a Loaded Firearm in a Vehicle|
|DATE/TIME:||December 18, 2017 @ 6:06 p.m.|
|LOCATION:||H Street @ Doris Avenue|
|VICTIM(S):||State of California|
|SUSPECT(S):||David Flores, 20 year old Oxnard resident|
|PREPARED BY:||Robert Flinn, Sergeant|
|CONTACT PERSON AND CONTACT INFO:||Mellisa Valdez|
On December 18, 2017, at approximately 6:00 p.m., officers from the Oxnard Police Department Special Enforcement Unit conducted a traffic stop on a vehicle in the area of H Street and Doris Avenue.
Officers contacted the occupants of the vehicle and learned that a passenger, David Flores, had an outstanding felony warrant for his arrest. Flores was also found to be on active probation with search terms. Officers searched the vehicle and located a loaded 9mm handgun hidden in a compartment accessible by Flores. He was arrested for his felony warrant as well as six other felony charges related to the possession of the firearm.
The driver, Ricardo Camarena, (24 year old Oxnard resident) was also arrested for allowing Flores to possess the firearm in his vehicle.
The Oxnard Police Department Special Enforcement Unit (Gang 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. Citizens are reminded to contact the Police Department when they observe suspicious activity or are witnesses to a crime.
The Oxnard Police Department continues to encourage residents to be partners in public safety as part of the Operation Safer and Stronger initiative. 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 (805) 222-8477.
You can also visit this site http://www.venturacountycrimestoppers.org/contactus.apx to submit at tip via text or email.
DATE / TIME PREPARED: December 18, 2017 / 10:00 p.m.