Press release - Robbery Arrests

Published 9/8/2009 (all press releases for this day)



INCIDENT: 211 PC Robbery
136.1 PC Victim Intimidation
664/211 PC Attempted Robbery
DATE/TIME: 9/5/09 1700 Hrs
LOCATION: 250 E. Pleasant Valley Rd (robbery/victim intimidation)
2600 Block Samuel Ave (attempted robbery)
VICTIM/S: 33 year old Hispanic male Oxnard resident
28 year old Hispanic male Oxnard resident
SUSPECT/S: Guzman, Jose Salinas
PREPARED BY: Detective Paul Knapp, 385-7796


On 9/5/09, at about 1700 hours, officers from the Oxnard Police Department responded to a call of a robbery that occurred at 250 East Pleasant Valley Road. The victim was selling ice cream from a cart when he was approached by the suspect. The suspect displayed a handgun in his waistband and demanded the ice cream cart. The suspect fled the area with the cart which contained ice cream and cash made from sales. As the suspect fled, he told the victim not to call the police or he would harm his family.

The suspect was stopped by officers in the area and identified. An imitation firearm was recovered during the investigation.

The suspect was also identified in an attempted robbery that occurred earlier in the 2600 block of Samuel Ave. In that incident, the suspect approached the victim on foot and displayed a handgun in his waistband. The suspect demanded the victim’s wallet and cellular phone. When the victim ran towards a group of people, the suspect fled the area.

There have been several robberies in the area with similar descriptions. Investigations are continuing.

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