OXNARD POLICE DEPARTMENT
On June 5, 2019, at approximately 2:00 P.M., Property Crimes Detectives from the Oxnard Police Department conducted a shoplifting operation in partnership with Home Depot loss prevention employees. The focus of the operation was to identify, detain, and arrest persons suspected of shoplifting.
During the 4-hour operation, detectives and loss prevention personnel arrested two adults. The adults were identified as 30-year old Joseph Caiazzo-Ramirez and 26-year old Adriana Rodriguez. Two 16-year old juveniles were also detained and arrested for shoplifting during the operation.
Detective Meagan Tobey, who led the operation, said: “We wanted shoplifters to know that we are watching and that we will be conducting these operations throughout the city.”
Annually, the Oxnard Police Department investigates hundreds of theft and shoplifting incidents. Property Crimes Detectives are committed to reducing these crimes by working closely with local businesses and community members. Property Crimes Detectives are available to provide crime prevention education and information to reduce theft-related crimes.
Anyone with information regarding these shoplifting incidents 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) by clicking on “Report Suspicious Activity.” Anonymous reports are accepted.
You can also anonymously report criminal activity by calling the Ventura County Crime Stoppers at (800) 222-8477 or visiting www.venturacountycrimestoppers.org to submit a tip via text or email.
DATE / TIME PREPARED: June 6, 2019, at 3:00 P.M.