Press release - Attempted Carjacking - Assault With A Deadly Weapon

Published 3/28/2011 (all press releases for this day)

Jeri Williams
Chief of Police
Oxnard Police Department

R. Jason Benites
Assistant Chief

Scott Whitney
Assistant Chief



INCIDENT:  Attempted Carjacking - Assault With A Deadly Weapon
DATE/TIME:  3-28-11/0150
LOCATION:  4500 block Saviers Road
VICTIM(S):  Anthony Palacio – 30 year old Fillmore Resident
 Maria Rodriguez – 27 year old Oxnard Resident
SUSPECT(S):  S-1 – Hispanic Male, 20-25 years of age, 5’5” tall, 150 pounds
 S-2 – Hispanic Male, 20-25 years of age, 5’5” tall, 150 pounds
PREPARED BY:  Detective Charles Buttell (805) 385-7665 or
 Detective Charles Buttell (805) 385-7665 or


On 3-28-11 at approximately 0150 hours, officers were dispatched to the intersection of Channel Islands Boulevard and Saviers Road in regards to a stabbing. Officers arrived and noticed that the victim had been stabbed in the arm as a result of an attempted carjacking.

The victims were sitting in a parked vehicle in the 4500 block of Saviers Road. The victims were approached by the two suspects and suspect one demanded the victim’s vehicle. A struggle ensued and Victim Palacio was stabbed during the altercation. Victim Palacio was able to retain possession of his vehicle during the incident. The suspects then fled on foot.

The victim was transported to Saint John’s where he was treated for his injury. The victim’s wound was not life threatening.
Any witnesses to the incident or anyone with information is encouraged to contact Detective Charles Buttell at 805-385-7665 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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