News release - 6/30/2012

Published 7/2/2012 (all press releases for this day)

Jeri Williams
Chief of Police
Oxnard Police Department

R. Jason Benites
Assistant Chief

Scott Whitney
Assistant Chief



INCIDENT Sexual assault 
DATE/TIME June 30, 2012 at about 4 a.m. 
LOCATION 1300 block of Commercial Avenue, Oxnard 
VICTIM Female resident 
SUSPECT Jose Silva Puga 12/23/76 
CONTACT Mónica Muñoz Community Affairs Manager / PIO
(805) 385-7631

(Oxnard, CA) On June 30, 2012 at about 4 a.m., the Oxnard PD received a 911 call from a female who told police that she was sexually assaulted by a man inside of her residence in the 1300 block of Commercial Avenue.
The woman told officers that the man entered her home through an unlocked front door and went into her bedroom where he proceeded to sexually assault her. A struggle took place and the suspect fled on foot. When officers arrived and made contact with the victim she was able to give a description of the suspect. Patrol officers located a man that matched the suspect’s description. Jose Silva Puga, 12/23/76, was positively identified by the victim and arrested for 220 PC - assault with intent to commit rape and 459 PC - burglary.
Anyone with information about this incident is encouraged to call Oxnard PD at (805) 385-7740 or Detective Erica Escalante at (805) 385-7759. 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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