News release - 3/13/2014

Published 3/13/2014 (all press releases for this day)

Jeri Williams
Chief of Police
Oxnard Police Department

R. Jason Benites
Assistant Chief

Scott Whitney
Assistant Chief



INCIDENT: Subject Arrested After Leading Officers on Brief Vehicle Pursuit
DATE/TIME: March 13, 2014, 1245 hrs.
LOCATION: 100 block of North Rose Ave
SUSPECT(S): Genaro Nieto, 18 years, Oxnard resident
SUSPECT VEHICLE(S): Chevrolet Astro van 
PREPARED BY: Dale McAlpine, Detective 
Dale McAlpine, Detective

On March 13, 2014 at approximately 1245 hours, investigators from the Oxnard Police Department were in the 100 block of South Rose Avenue when they observed a subject running from a business to his vehicle. The investigators saw that the subject was carrying two packs of Budweiser beer. The investigators believed that the subject committed a crime. They attempted to conduct an enforcement stop on the subject, but he fled in his vehicle. The subject was involved in three hit and run traffic collisions.  One of the collisions involved minor injury. The collisions rendered the subject’s vehicle inoperable and he fled on foot, but was taken into custody.
Officers confirmed that the subject, Genaro Nieto, had committed a theft of alcohol from the business located in the 100 block of South Rose Avenue. Nieto was booked for commercial burglary, felony evading, felony hit-and-run causing injury, felony driving under the influence of alcohol causing injury and resisting arrest. He was booked into the Ventura County Jail.
If anyone has information about this incident, they are encouraged to call Oxnard P.D. at (805) 385-7600. If you wish to remain anonymous you may call the violent crimes hotline at (805) 982-7070 or Ventura County Crime Stoppers at (800) 222-8477. You can also visit this site to submit a tip via text or email.  

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