News release - 5/25/2013

Published 5/25/2013 (all press releases for this day)

Jeri Williams
Chief of Police
Oxnard Police Department

R. Jason Benites
Assistant Chief

Scott Whitney
Assistant Chief



INCIDENT:  Firearm Possession Arrest
DATE/TIME:  5/25/13 at 1809 hours
LOCATION:   Kamala Street @ ‘J’ Street
SUSPECT(S):  Jesus Ortiz, 41 years, of Oxnard
SUSPECT VEHICLE(S):  Red, 2000 Ford Mustang convertible
PREPARED BY:  Brian Woolley, Sergeant
Brian Woolley (805) 385-7600


On 5/25/13, at approximately 6:09 P.M., officers from the Oxnard Police Department were dispatched to the area of ‘J’ Street and Kamala Street in reference to a reported road rage incident involving a brandishing of a handgun.  The suspect vehicle was described as a red, convertible Ford Mustang. 
When responding officers arrived on scene, the Ford Mustang was located as it was traveling northbound on ‘J’ Street with two occupants.  The Mustang was stopped after traveling a short distance and the occupants were detained.  During a search of the vehicle, a loaded handgun was found under the driver’s seat.  The driver, Jesus Ortiz, was arrested for weapons violations including being a convicted felon in possession of a firearm.  He was booked into Ventura County Jail.  The passenger was released from the scene.
The Oxnard Police Department is committed to public safety and encourages the members of the public to call 9-1-1 to report all crimes.
  DATE / TIME PREPARED:  5/25/13, 2015 hours


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