News release - 2/1/2012

Published 2/1/2012 (all press releases for this day)

Jeri Williams
Chief of Police
Oxnard Police Department

R. Jason Benites
Assistant Chief

Scott Whitney
Assistant Chief



INCIDENT Vehicle pursuit    
DATE/TIME February 1, 2012 at 5 a.m. 
LOCATION Justin Road at Bard Road, Oxnard 
SUSPECT(S) Three juveniles – two in-custody ages 15 & 17  
SUSPECT VEHICLE(S): Green 1996 Ford Ranger Pick-up Truck 
PREPARED BY Robert Cox, Commander 
CONTACT Mónica Muñoz, Community Affairs Manager / PIO

On February 1, 2012, at about 5 a.m., an Oxnard PD officer was on routine patrol in the area of Justin Road and Bard Road when he noticed a green 1996 Ford Ranger pick-up truck driving without its headlamps on and failing to stop for a stop sign at that intersection. The officer tried to stop the vehicle by activating his overhead emergency lights and siren. The driver refused to yield and a short vehicle pursuit began. The vehicle stopped in the 2600 block of Arcadia Street. The driver and two passengers attempted to flee. The two passengers, both juveniles, were caught and arrested. The driver eluded the officers.
No one was injured and there were no collisions as a result of this pursuit.
Anyone with information about this incident is encouraged to call Oxnard PD at (805) 385-7740. If you wish to remain anonymous you may call the violent crimes hotline at (805) 982-7070 or Ventura County Crime Stoppers at (800) 222-8477. You can also visit this site to submit a tip via text or email.


DATE / TIME PREPARED:  2/1/2012, at 0705 hours


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