News release - 2/3/2012

Published 2/3/2012 (all press releases for this day)

Jeri Williams
Chief of Police
Oxnard Police Department

R. Jason Benites
Assistant Chief

Scott Whitney
Assistant Chief



INCIDENT Robbery Citibank ***Update*** 
DATE/TIME January 25, 2012 11:51 a.m.
February 2, 2012 at about 11:40 a.m. suspect was arrested in the
700 block of West Pleasant Valley Rd. 
LOCATION 2900 block of Saviers Road 
SUSPECT Roy Chris Jimenez  11-18-1960, Oxnard resident 
PREPARED BY Sergeant Christopher Williams   
CONTACT Mónica Muñoz Community Affairs Manager  / PIO
(805) 385-7631

On February 1, 2012, investigators from the Oxnard Police Department’s Violent Crimes Unit obtained information that Roy Jimenez had committed the bank robbery at Citibank, located at 2900 Saviers Road, on January 25, 2012.
On February 2, 2012, at about 11:40 a.m., investigators contacted Jimenez at his residence in the 700 block of west Pleasant Valley Road.  He was arrested and taken into custody without incident. He was booked into the Ventura County Jail for bank robbery. Because this is still an active investigation, no further details will be released until the conclusion of the investigation.

Text of original news release:
On January 25, 2012, at about 11:51 a.m., a male suspect entered the Citibank located in the 2900 block of Saviers Road. The suspect approached the teller window and handed him a note that demanded money and stated he was armed. The teller handed an undisclosed amount of money to the suspect.  The suspect fled the bank in a southern direction. The suspect possibly fled in a dark “box” shaped vehicle.     
Oxnard police officers and investigators responded and interviewed several witnesses.  FBI agents also assisted in the investigation. Investigators are currently working several leads. 
Anyone with information about this incident is encouraged to call Oxnard PD at (805) 385-7740 or Detective Jose Velazquez at (805) 385-3982. 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.



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