News release - 2/25/2012

Published 2/27/2012 (all press releases for this day)

Jeri Williams
Chief of Police
Oxnard Police Department

R. Jason Benites
Assistant Chief

Scott Whitney
Assistant Chief



INCIDENT Arrest of residential burglary suspect 
DATE/TIME February 25, 2012 at 5:17 a.m. 
LOCATION 2000 South “K” Street, Oxnard   
SUSPECT Javier Romo, 23, Oxnard resident   
PREPARED BY Sgt. Steven Ramirez II
CONTACT Mónica Muñoz Community Affairs Manager  / PIO
(805) 385-7631

On Saturday, February 25, 2012 at about 5:17 a.m., Oxnard PD received information from a concerned citizen that a suspicious subject was trying to gain entry into a tented residence in the 2000 block of South “K” Street. This particular residence was tented for fumigation purposes.
Oxnard police officers responded and located Javier Romo, 23, in the backyard of the residence. During the investigation it was discovered that the tent had been cut to allow access into the residence. Romo was in possession of burglary tools and narcotics paraphernalia and was subsequently arrested. 
The specific details provided by the caller assisted police in making this arrest. This is a good reminder for any concerned citizen to call 9-1-1 to report suspicious activity.
Anyone with information about this incident is encouraged to call Oxnard PD at (805) 385-7740 or Detective Luis Mancha at (805) 385-7664. 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:  02/25/12 at 12:33 p.m.


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