News release - 2/28/2013

Published 2/28/2013 (all press releases for this day)

Jeri Williams
Chief of Police
Oxnard Police Department

R. Jason Benites
Assistant Chief

Scott Whitney
Assistant Chief



INCIDENT:  Recent Commercial Robberies
  1. 2/13/13 at approximately 1920 Hours
  2. 2/18/13 at approximately 1950 Hours
  3. 2/19/13 at approximately 1900 Hours
  1. Golden Jewelry Emporium, 714 North Ventura Road
  2. Subway, 1021 South Harbor Boulevard
  3. Ego Joyeria Moda, 534 South C Street
VICTIM(S):  Businesses
SUSPECT(S):  #1 – Hispanic male, 5’-9” to 6’-2”, thin to medium build, 18-26 years of age
#2 – Black male, 5’-10” to 5’-11”, thin to medium build, unknown age
SUSPECT VEHICLE(S):  Unknown vehicle involved
PREPARED BY:  Sergeant Alex Arnett
 Detective Jose Velazquez (805) 385-3982

The Oxnard Police Department is asking the public’s assistance for information regarding three robberies that occurred between 2/13/13 and 2/19/13.


  1. Golden Jewelry Emporium on 2/13/13
  2. Subway on 2/18/13
  3. Ego Joyeria Moda on 2/19/13

The first robbery occurred on 2/13/13 at the Golden Jewelry Emporium, located at 714 North Ventura Road. At approximately 1920 hours, a white or Hispanic male, approximately 18-22 years of age, 5’-9” to 6’-2”, approximately 180 to 200 pounds, medium build, wearing a black hooded sweatshirt with a bandana covering his face, dark jeans and blue latex gloves, walked into the store armed with a handgun. The suspect walked over to the cash register and opened it. The suspect made off with $700 to $1,000 in cash.
The second robbery took place on 2/18/13 at the Subway restaurant, located at 1021 South Harbor Boulevard. At approximately 1950 hours, a Hispanic male, approximately 26 years old, 5’-9” with a slender build, wearing a ski mask with eye cuts-outs, a dark hooded sweatshirt, dark pants, dark shoes and clear latex gloves, entered the business armed with a handgun. The robber confronted an employee and demanded the employee open the cash register. When the employee was unable to open the register, the robber manipulated the register and was able to open it. The robber took approximately $210.00 in cash from the register and fled the business.
The third robbery took place on 2/19/13 at the Ego Joyeria Moda, located at 543 South C Street. At approximately 1900 hours, a black male and a white male, both were 5’-10” to 5’-11”, thin to medium build, both wearing ski masks with eyes and nose cut-outs, entered the store wearing all dark clothing. Both suspects brandished handguns at the store employees and ordered them to the ground. Once behind the front counter, the suspects opened a safe and took some cash and jewelry before fleeing the store.
The Oxnard Police Department is asking for the public’s assistance. We ask that persons with information regarding these robberies to please contact Detective Jose Velazquez at (805) 385-3982. You can also email Detective Velazquez at
If you wish to remain anonymous, you can still provide information by calling the Violent Crimes Hotline at (805) 982-7070. Or, contact the Ventura County Crime Stoppers at (800)222-8477.
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DATE / TIME PREPARED:2/28/13 1030 Hours


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