OXNARD POLICE DEPARTMENT
|INCIDENT:||Habitual Criminal Offender in Possession of a Stolen Vehicle Arrested by Oxnard Police|
|DATE/TIME:||12/04/18, 08:44 a.m.|
|LOCATION:||400 block East Second Street|
|SUSPECT(S):||Jesus Vigil Garcia, 30 years of age|
|PREPARED BY:||Charles Buttell, Detective|
|CONTACT PERSON AND CONTACT INFO:||Charles Buttell, Detective
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On 12/04/18 at approximately 8:00 a.m., Oxnard Police Department officers were dispatched to a call of a suspicious vehicle that was being dismantled in the 400 block of East Second Street.
Officers arrived on scene and contacted a subject who was in the process of dismantling a Chevrolet truck. The subject was identified as Jesus Vigil Garcia, 30 years old, of Oxnard. After further investigation, the vehicle that Garcia was working on was determined to be stolen. Garcia was arrested for possession of a stolen vehicle, and operating a chop shop, due to the fact that Garcia was dismantling the stolen vehicle.
Jesus Garcia has a criminal record that includes several arrests for vehicle theft; two of which have resulted in convictions.
Detectives from the Auto Theft Task Force, as part of an ongoing campaign to curb auto theft, are offering steering wheel locks to Oxnard residents who are owners of 1990-2000, Honda passenger vehicles. A limited amount of steering wheel locks are available to non-Honda owners. For details on obtaining a free steering wheel lock, contact Detective Charles Buttell at (805) 385-7755.
Residents are also encouraged to be “Partners in Public Safety” and reminded to report suspicious activity to police. Residents can report anonymously and translators are available 24/7. Anyone with information regarding criminal activity is encouraged to contact the Oxnard Police Department at (805) 385-7740 or the Ventura County Crime Stoppers at (800) 222-8477 and www.venturacountycrimestoppers.org.
DATE / TIME PREPARED: 12/04/18, 9:30 a.m.