DATE: June 20, 2020, 8:50 P.M.
SUBJECT: Firearm & Drug Arrest
LOCATION: Isleton Place / “M” Street, Oxnard, CA
SUSPECT: Markus Gomez, 18-year-old Oxnard resident
CONTACT: Kevin Baysinger, Commander
On the above date and time, officers from the Oxnard Police Department conducted a traffic stop for vehicle code violations at Isleton Place and “M” Streets in Oxnard. Just before the vehicle came to a stop, officers observed the driver, later identified as Gomez, toss an item from the vehicle. That item, a loaded 9mm handgun, was recovered by officers.
During a search of the vehicle, officers discovered several types of drugs, including what they believed to be cocaine, as well as marijuana and xanax bars. Items indicative of drug sales were also located in the vehicle. Gomez was also found to be driving under the influence of drugs.
Gomez was arrested for possession of a controlled substance while in possession of a firearm, possession for sale of a controlled substance, and transportation of a controlled substance, as well as driving under the influence of drugs.
Anyone with information regarding this incident is asked to contact the Oxnard Police Department at (805) 385-7600. Anyone with information regarding criminal activity is encouraged to contact the Oxnard Police Department at (805) 385-7600, or online via the Oxnard Police Department's website: www.oxnardpd.org, and clicking on Report Suspicious Activity. You can remain anonymous if you choose to do so. You can also 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 COMPLETED: 6/21/20 @ 12:45AM