OXNARD POLICE DEPARTMENT
|INCIDENT:||Gang member arrested with loaded gun and drugs|
|DATE/TIME:||May 13, 2019 / 8:15 p.m.|
|LOCATION:||First Street and Eliza Court, Oxnard CA. 93030|
|VICTIM(S):||State of California|
|SUSPECT(S):||Jose Salazar, 24, Oxnard resident|
|PREPARED BY:||Luis Mc Arthur, Commander
|CONTACT PERSON AND CONTACT INFO:||Christopher Williams, Commander
On Monday, May 13, 2019, at around 8 p.m. officers from the department’s special enforcement unit contacted a known gang member seen riding his bicycle at night without a light in the area of First Street and Eliza Court. The man, Oxnard resident Jose Salazar, 24, is a convicted felon and is prohibited from possessing a firearm.
Officers found a loaded a 9mm-caliber handgun and heroin in Salazar’s possession. He was arrested on suspicion of being a felon in possession of a firearm, possessing a firearm with a prior violent offense, carrying a loaded firearm and being a person prohibited from carrying a firearm, and possessing a controlled substance with a firearm.
The Oxnard Police Department’s Special Enforcement 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. Anyone with information regarding this case or other 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 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.