Arrest of suspect in Tye homicide case

Published 10/24/2011 (all press releases for this day)


Jeri Williams
Chief of Police
Oxnard Police Department

R. Jason Benites
Assistant Chief

Scott Whitney
Assistant Chief

OXNARD POLICE DEPARTMENT

PRESS RELEASE

INCIDENT:  Arrest of homicide suspect    
DATE/TIME:  October 21, 2011 at about 5:30 p.m.
LOCATION:  1600 N. Rose
VICTIM(S):  Sheryl Tye
SUSPECT(S):  Nathan Preston, 28
WITNESS(ES):  
SUSPECT VEHICLE(S):  
LOSS:  
PREPARED BY:  Det. Jeff Kay
CONTACT PERSON &
CONTACT INFO:
 Det. Jeff Kay (805) 385-8174

DETAILS:
On October 21, 2011 at 5:30 p.m., detectives from the Oxnard Police Department’s Major Crimes Unit arrested 28-year-old Nathan Lamont Preston of Oxnard for the murder of his mother, Sheryl Tye.  Preston was later booked into Ventura County Jail for murder.  Preston’s bail is set at $500,000. 
 
Tye’s murder occurred in the 2000 block of North Ventura Road, on 10/9/11.  Members of the Oxnard Police Department’s Investigative Services Bureau and the Special Enforcement Unit have been actively investigating this crime since the night it occurred.  Oxnard Police are continuing to investigate this crime.  Members of the public are asked to call Detective Jeff Kay at 805.385.8174 with any information.        
 
 
DATE / TIME PREPARED:  10/21/2011, 8:50 p.m.

 



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