News release - 10/28/2013
Published 10/28/2013 (all press releases for this day)
OXNARD POLICE DEPARTMENT
DETAILS: On October 26, 2013, at approximately 0330 hours, Oxnard police officers were dispatched to the area of Eighth Street and B Street after a person reported a Hispanic male discharging a firearm into the air. Officers arrived on scene and located a subject in the area that matched the description given by witnesses. Officers attempted to make contact with the subject but he fled on foot. After a short foot pursuit, the subject was detained and found to be in possession a loaded firearm. The subject was identified as a 19-year-old Oxnard resident named Sergio Castro Jr. Castro has also been served with the Colonia Chiques Gang Injunction. Castro was subsequently arrested for several weapons violations as well as a violation of the Colonia Chiques Gang Injunction.
Investigators are encouraging anyone with information about this incident to contact Detective Jeff Long at (805) 486-6506. If you wish to remain anonymous, you can call the Violent Crimes Hotline at (805) 982-7070 or Ventura County Crime Stoppers at (800) 222-8477.
You can also visit www.venturacountycrimestoppers.org to submit a tip via text or email.
DATE / TIME PREPARED: 10/28/13, 1130 Hours
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