Press release - Assault With A Deadly Weapon (stabbing)

Published 7/6/2010 (all press releases for this day)

John Crombach
Chief of Police
Oxnard Police Department

R. Jason Benites
Assistant Chief

Scott Whitney
Assistant Chief



INCIDENT: Assault With A Deadly Weapon (stabbing)
DATE/TIME: July 6th, 2010/1115 hours
LOCATION: Wal-Mart Parking Lot (2001 N. Rose Ave.)
PREPARED BY: Detective Charles Buttell
Detective Roger Garcia


On 7-6-10 at approximately 1130 hours, officers from the Oxnard Police Department responded to a call of a fight involving a knife, in the Wal-Mart Parking Lot located at 2001 N. Rose Avenue. The suspect was seen leaving the scene in a white vehicle. Officers located this vehicle in the area. The suspect was contacted and found to have a stab wound to her forearm. The victim was contacted by investigators at St. John’s Hospital and was found to have several stab wounds to her right arm and several other abrasions.

The suspect Annabel Rivas (51 year old Oxnard resident) was identified as the suspect by the victim and witnesses. Rivas was treated for her injuries and arrested for assault with a deadly weapon. Rivas was booked at Ventura County Jail and her bail is set at $20,000.

Anyone who witnessed the assault take place is asked to contact Detective Roger Garcia at 805-385-7688 or you may leave a message on the Violent Crimes Hotline at 805-982-7070. To give an anonymous tip, call Crime Stoppers at 800-222-TIPS (8477).

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