News release - 8/7/2014

Published 8/7/2014 (all press releases for this day)


Jeri Williams
Chief of Police
Oxnard Police Department

R. Jason Benites
Assistant Chief

Scott Whitney
Assistant Chief

OXNARD POLICE DEPARTMENT

NEWS RELEASE

INCIDENT: Deputy-Involved Shooting
DATE/TIME: 8/7/14 at approx. 1605 hours
LOCATION: 1300 block Bottlebrush Place, Oxnard CA 93030
SUSPECT(S): Rudy Cortez, 33 years old, City of Camarillo resident
PREPARED BY: Miguel Lopez, Community Affairs Manager
CONTACT PERSON &
CONTACT INFO:
Detective Bob Eckman (805) 385-7760
Bob.Eckman@oxnardpd.org

DETAILS: On August 7, 2014, at approximately 1605 hours, Deputies from the Ventura County Sheriff’s Office were seeking an individual wanted on three felony warrants.  Deputies had obtained information that Rudy Cortez, a 33-year old Camarillo resident, was in a house in the 1300 block of Bottlebrush Place in the city of Oxnard.

 
Deputies spotted Cortez attempting to flee in a vehicle. As the Deputies attempted to contact him, shots were fired.  No individuals were struck by the gunfire. Cortez continued to drive westbound on Bottlebrush Place before eventually exiting his vehicle and fleeing on foot. He was taken into custody in the 1500 block of Teal Club Road after a brief foot pursuit.   
 
Upon his arrest, Cortez was transported to the Ventura County Medical Center for a medical clearance for a minor injury.
 
Investigators are still in the preliminary stages of their investigation. Additional information will be released at a later time.
 
Oxnard Police investigators are encouraging anyone with information about this incident to contact the Oxnard Police Department with information.  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:  8/7/14, 2030 Hours

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