DATE: May 18, 2020, 5:41 P.M.
SUBJECT: Traffic Stop Results in Two Gang Members Being Arrested for Firearms
LOCATION: “A” St. at Robert Ave., Oxnard
SUSPECTS: Eddie Rojo, 26-year-old Oxnard resident
Antonio Ramirez, 26-year-old Oxnard resident
CONTACT: Christopher Williams, Commander
(805) 207-7234 | christopher.williams@Oxnardpd.org
On May 18, at approximately 5:41 p.m. officers from the Oxnard Special Enforcement Unit (Gang Unit) conducted a traffic stop on a vehicle for a traffic violation near the intersection of “A” St. and Robert Ave. During the traffic stop officers learned that one of the occupants had a misdemeanor warrant, and two additional occupants had search terms per their supervised release. During the search officers discovered that Eddie Rojo and Antonio Ramirez, both felons, were in possession of loaded and concealed handguns. A third occupant was arrested for a juvenile warrant.
Rojo and Ramirez, are both documented criminal street gang members and prohibited persons. Rojo is a Post Release Offender and on supervised release for a prior firearm offense. Ramirez is on probation for a prior conviction for shooting at an occupied vehicle.
The Oxnard Police Department’s Special Enforcement Unit is committed to reducing gang crimes and gun violence in the City of Oxnard through the strict enforcement of laws specifically targeting known, active gang members residing in the city. Anyone with information regarding this case or other criminal activity is encouraged to contact the Oxnard Police Department at (805) 385-7600, or online via the Oxnard Police Department’s website: www.oxnardpd.org, and clicking on Report Suspicious Activity. You can remain anonymous if you choose to do so. You can remain anonymous by calling the Ventura County Crime Stoppers at . You can also visit this site: www.venturacountycrimestoppers.org to submit a tip via text or email.
DATE / TIME PREPARED: May 18, 2020 / 1950 hours