News release - 6/10/2012

Published 6/12/2012 (all press releases for this day)

Jeri Williams
Chief of Police
Oxnard Police Department

R. Jason Benites
Assistant Chief

Scott Whitney
Assistant Chief



INCIDENT Carjacking - gun used 
DATE/TIME June 10, 2012 at 12:30 p.m. 
LOCATION 1000 block of North "A" Street, Oxnard 
SUSPECT Four Hispanic male juveniles - names withheld pursuant to the law 
LOSS (victim's car) Teal 2003 Jaguar CA license 6JLZ220 
CONTACT Mónica Muñoz Community Affairs Manager / PIO
(805) 385-7631

(Oxnard, CA) On June 10, 2012 at about 12:32 p.m., Oxnard PD officers were dispatched to the 1000 block of North “A” Street. When officers arrived they contacted a victim who said his vehicle was just stolen by four male juveniles. He told the officers that he was moving items from his residence into his vehicle and had left his keys in the vehicle. When the victim returned to his vehicle he observed the juveniles inside his vehicle. When the victim confronted the juveniles, one of them brandished a handgun at him.
As the juvenile drove off in the victim’s vehicle, the victim started to chase after him. The juveniles stopped the vehicle and fired one shot at the victim. The victim was uninjured.
About an hour later, officers were dispatched to the 1300 block of Kumquat regarding a person who was armed with a handgun. When the officers arrived they contacted four juveniles that matched the description of the suspects from the carjacking. The victim was transported to Kumquat and identified the four juveniles as being the suspects who stole his vehicle.
The victim’s vehicle and the firearm used in the incident haven’t been located at this point.
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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