News release - 6/6/2014

Published 6/6/2014 (all press releases for this day)

Jeri Williams
Chief of Police
Oxnard Police Department

R. Jason Benites
Assistant Chief

Scott Whitney
Assistant Chief



INCIDENT: Parental Abduction – Child Located
DATE/TIME: 6/2/14 at approximately 1330 Hours
LOCATION: Marina West School, 2210 Carob Street, Oxnard
VICTIM(S): Nadine Basquez, 7 years old, Oxnard Resident    
SUSPECT(S): Brenda Quiroz, 32 years old, Transient
PREPARED BY: Alex Arnett, Sergeant
Detective Dale McAlpine, (805) 385-3921

On 6/2/14 at 2:30 P.M., the father of 7 year old Nadine Basquez came to the Oxnard police department to report that the child’s biological mother had picked her up from school. The mother, Brenda Quiroz, did not have parental custody rights per a court order and should not have contact with Nadine without the father’s consent. Brenda made contact with the child at Marina West Elementary at approximately 1:30 P.M. and left with the girl by unknown means.
Detectives from the Oxnard police department’s Family Protection Unit and Investigators with the Ventura County District Attorney’s Office worked together to locate Nadine and Brenda. The investigators interviewed several family members and friends. Numerous locations within and outside of Ventura County were searched. Investigators followed up on every lead to locate Nadine and Brenda.
In the early morning hours of June 6, 2014, family members located Nadine in Orange County and reunited her with her father. Nadine was not injured and in very good health.
The Oxnard police department and the Ventura County District Attorney’s Office will continue to investigate this case to determine if criminal charges will be pursued. If you have information about this case, please call Detective David McAlpine at (805) 385-3921.
The Oxnard police department wants to thank those who called with information and assisted in the safe return of Nadine Basquez.
DATE / TIME PREPARED:6/6/14 at 1530 Hours

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