OXNARD POLICE DEPARTMENT
|INCIDENT:||Gang related firearm and drug arrest|
|DATE/TIME:||August 13, 2017/ 1800 hours|
|LOCATION:||Saviers Road at Yucca Street|
|SUSPECT(S):||Sandy Dominguez (10-17-90)
Juan Medina (3-3-88)
Jessie Cortez (4-10-88)
|SUSPECT VEHICLE(S):||Silver ’17 Hyundai Sonata (7XEV183)|
|PREPARED BY:||Martin Cook, Senior Officer|
|CONTACT PERSON AND CONTACT INFO:||Martin Cook (805) 385-7600
On August 13, 2017 at approximately 1800 hours officers from the Special Enforcement Unit (Gang Unit) were working gang enforcement in the area of the Saviers Road and Bard Road. SEU officers observed a silver ’17 Hyundai Sonata in the area and conducted a vehicle stop for a vehicle code violation at the intersection of Saviers Road and Yucca Street. During the traffic stop, Officers identified the driver as Sandy Dominguez and the passengers as Colonia Gang members Jessie Cortez and Juan Medina. Both Cortez and Medina are currently on Parole in the State of California, and Cortez is currently served with the City of Oxnard Gang Injunction. Information was received that earlier in the day, on 8-13-17, Medina had cut off his Parole GPS monitor and was currently being looked for by California State Parole.
During a Parole search of the Hyundai, a loaded 40 Cal. semi-automatic Glock handgun, narcotic pills, heroin and methamphetamine were located in the vehicle. The firearm located in the vehicle was found to be stolen out of the City of Oxnard. The occupants of the vehicle were also found in possession of additional methamphetamine on their persons.
Cortez, Medina and Dominguez were arrested for numerous firearms related and narcotics related violations.
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 to submit at tip via text or email.
DATE / TIME PREPARED: August 13, 2017/ 1950 hours