News release - 5/21/2012

Published 6/4/2012 (all press releases for this day)

Jeri Williams
Chief of Police
Oxnard Police Department

R. Jason Benites
Assistant Chief

Scott Whitney
Assistant Chief



INCIDENT 211 PC Strong Armed Robbery
664/211 PC Attempted Robbery 
DATE/TIME May 21, 2012 at 3:40 p.m. 
LOCATION Camino Del Sol at Juanita Avenue 
VICTIM juvenile 
SUSPECT(S) (1)   Melchor Juarez, 19, Oxnard resident
(2)   Juvenile (name withheld)  
CONTACT Mónica Muñoz Community Affairs Manager / PIO
(805) 385-7631

On May 21, 2012, at about 3:40 p.m., Oxnard PD officers were patrolling the area around Camino Del Sol and Juanita Avenue when they came upon a disturbance. A citizen told the officers it was an altercation involving three people.  
The officers contacted and detained all three individuals. After a preliminary investigation, officers learned that a strong armed robbery had just occurred. The victim reported that one of the suspects took his cell phone, while the second suspect attempted to take his skateboard. The victim attempted to recover his property when he was physically assaulted by both suspects.
Both suspects were arrested for strong armed robbery and attempted strong armed robbery.
Anyone with information about this incident is encouraged to call Oxnard PD at (805) 385-7740 or Detective Jaime Miranda at (805) 385-7665. 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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