News release - 4/5/2013

Published 4/5/2013 (all press releases for this day)

Jeri Williams
Chief of Police
Oxnard Police Department

R. Jason Benites
Assistant Chief

Scott Whitney
Assistant Chief



INCIDENT: Fourth suspect arrested for the 2009 murder of Alfredo Vargas
DATE/TIME: April 4, 2013, 2:30 p.m.
LOCATION: Homicide location: 2700 block of El Dorado Avenue, Oxnard
Arrest location:  5300 block of Hidalgo Street, Camarillo
VICTIM(S): Alfredo Vargas  
SUSPECT(S): Guillermo Galvan, 24 Years of Age, Camarillo resident
PREPARED BY: Sergeant Christopher Williams, Major Crimes Supervisor, (805) 385-7763,
Det. Mike Young, Major Crimes Unit (805) 385-7606

Guillermo Galvan

(OXNARD, Calif)
– On April 4, 2013, at approximately 2:30 p.m., 24 year old Camarillo resident Guillermo Galvan was arrested for his role in the gang-motivated murder of Alfredo Vargas in 2009.  Galvan was arrested in front of his residence by investigators.  Galvan has been booked at the Ventura County Jail where he will await court proceedings along with the other three suspects that have been arrested in connection with Vargas’ murder.
Investigators are still searching for other suspects in Vargas’ murder and others involved in the 2006 murder of Oscar Gonzales, the 2009 murder of Ramiro Huerta, and the 2012 murder of Jose Gonzales. Investigators believe members of the Lemonwood Chiques criminal street gang are responsible for all of these murders.
The investigation into the murder of Alfredo Vargas is ongoing and members of the public are asked to contact Detective Mike Young at (805) 385-7606 or mike.young@oxnardpd.orgif they have any information about this or any other homicide case.


DATE / TIME PREPARED:  April 5, 2013, 9:00 a.m.


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