|INCIDENT:||Attempt Murder Arrest|
|DATE/TIME:||August 29, 2017, 5:30AM|
|LOCATION:||4800 Block Clover Drive, Oxnard, CA.|
|VICTIM(S):||57 year old adult male|
|SUSPECT(S):||Noah Bernal, 21years, Oxnard Resident|
|PREPARED BY:||Brett A. Smith, Sergeant|
|CONTACT PERSON AND CONTACT INFO:||Michael Velasquez (805)385-8287
On August 29, 2017, at approximately 5:30AM, Officers from the Oxnard Police Department responded to a call of a stabbing victim in the 4800 block of Clover Drive. When Officers arrived on scene they located the victim, a 57 year old male, with a stab wound to his neck. The victim was transported to a local hospital where he underwent emergency surgery and is currently in stable condition.
The suspect, 21 year old Noah Bernal, had fled the scene prior to Officer’s arrival. Investigators from the Oxnard Police Department’s Violent Crimes Unit (VCU) responded to scene to investigate the stabbing.
At approximately 8:30 hours, suspect Bernal returned to the 4800 block of Clover Drive, and was seen on the roof top of a home. VCU investigators immediately responded to the area and located Bernal loitering in the area. Bernal was quickly apprehended by investigators without incident. Bernal was arrested for attempt murder and is currently being held on $500,000 bail at the Ventura County Sheriffs Main Jail.
If anyone has further information, they are encouraged to call Oxnard PD at (805) 385-7796. If you wish to remain anonymous you may call the violent crimes hotline at (805) 982-7070 or Ventura County Crime Stoppers at (800) 222-8477. You can also visit this site http://www.venturacountycrimestoppers.org/contactus.aspx to submit a tip via text or email.
DATE / TIME PREPARED: August 29, 2017/1:15 PM