OXNARD POLICE DEPARTMENT
|INCIDENT:||Suspect Arrested for Burglary|
|DATE/TIME:||August 14, 2017 / 2:49 a.m.|
|LOCATION:||500 block of West Wooley Road|
|SUSPECT(S):||Gerardo Mares, 48-year-old Oxnard resident|
|PREPARED BY:||David Walker, Sergeant
|CONTACT PERSON AND CONTACT INFO:||David Walker, Sergeant
On August 14, 2017, at approximately 2:49 a.m., officers were dispatched to the 500 block of West Wooley Road after a burglary alarm activation was reported for a warehouse. Officers arrived at the location and interrupted the in-progress burglary. A suspect was seen running from the warehouse where forced entry had been made. Property had also been removed from the building and staged outside by the suspect.
Gerardo Mares was located attempting to run and hide from officers in the area. During the investigation, Mares admitted that he had been near the warehouse when the officers arrived. Officers also found evidence that placed Mares at the scene of the crime. Mares was taken into custody and later booked into the Ventura County Jail for burglary. The suspect was found to also have prior arrests for narcotics violations and vehicle theft.
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 at tip via text or email.
DATE / TIME PREPARED: August 14, 2017 / 1:30 p.m