News release - 12/28/2013

Published 12/28/2013 (all press releases for this day)

Jeri Williams
Chief of Police
Oxnard Police Department

R. Jason Benites
Assistant Chief

Scott Whitney
Assistant Chief



INCIDENT: Homicide 
DATE/TIME: 12/28/13 0105 hours
LOCATION: 2000 block of North Oxnard Blvd. 
VICTIM(S): 24 year old Oxnard resident, name withheld pending notification of next of kin
SUSPECT(S): Oscar Valles, 43 year old Oxnard resident (see photo attached)
PREPARED BY: Sergeant Christopher Williams, (805) 385-7763
Detective Bob Eckman, (805) 385-7760

On 12/28/13 at approximately 0105 hours, officers were dispatched to the 2000 block of North Oxnard Blvd. regarding a stabbing that had just occurred. When officers arrived they located a male subject that was stabbed. Despite emergency responders’ efforts to save the subject, he died as a result of his injuries.
The subject was a 24 year old Oxnard resident. His name is being withheld until his family is notified. Investigators were able to identify the suspect as Oscar Valles, 43 year old Oxnard resident. Valles is outstanding and police are attempting to locate his whereabouts. Valles and the victim knew each other and investigators believe they had a personal dispute that led to the victim being stabbed.  This is Oxnard’s 15th homicide of the year. The City of Oxnard offers a $10,000 reward for information leading to the arrest and conviction of suspect(s) in homicide cases.
Investigators are encouraging anyone with information about this incident to contact Detective Bob Eckman at (805) 385-7760. 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  to submit a tip via text or email.
DATE / TIME PREPARED:  12/28/13, 1100 Hours


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