Press release - Burglary Attempted Robbery

Published 8/13/2010 (all press releases for this day)

John Crombach
Chief of Police
Oxnard Police Department

R. Jason Benites
Assistant Chief

Scott Whitney
Assistant Chief



INCIDENT: Burglary Attempted Robbery
DATE/TIME: 8-13-10/1200 AM
LOCATION: 100 block of North Oxnard Boulevard
100 block of North “C” Street
VICTIM(S): Withheld (suspects are gang members)
SUSPECT(S): Robert Roman (18 year old Oxnard resident)
Christopher Andrade (19 year old Oxnard resident)
17 year old juvenile
WITNESS(ES): Withheld
LOSS: Personal Property (Value $20.00)
PREPARED BY: Detective Charles Buttell


On 8-13-10 Officers from the Oxnard Police Department responded to a call of a burglary in progress to a business in the 100 block of North Oxnard Boulevard. Officers contacted an employee at the business and learned that he was the victim of an attempted robbery. No property was taken during the attempted robbery. The suspects fled the area on foot, however they were followed by an independent witness. The suspects were seen entering another closed business in the 100 block of North “C” Street and removing property. When officers arrived they located the suspects in the area and they were arrested. The property that was taken was recovered. Suspects Roman and Andrade were booked into Ventura County Jail. The juvenile was booked into Ventura County Juvenile Hall.

Anyone who may have witnessed the incident is asked to contact Detective Chip Buttell at 805-385-7665, or Ventura County Crime stoppers at 805-385-8255.

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