Oxnard Firearms Arrest 10-12-14

press_release_iconOxnard Police Department


INCIDENT: Gang member in possession of a firearm
DATE/TIME: October 12, malady 2014/ 3:04 P.M
LOCATION: Ventura Road/ Wagon Wheel Road
VICTIM(S): State of California
SUSPECT(S): Victor De Arcos, pill 32 year old Oxnard resident
PREPARED BY: Robert Flinn, Sergeant



On October 12, 2014 at approximately 3:04 PM officers from the Oxnard Police Department attempted to stop a subject, identified as Victor De Arcos, on a bicycle that was observed committing a traffic violation. The subject fled from officers and was arrested after a short foot pursuit.

During a search of De Arcos, a loaded handgun was found on his person along with narcotics and narcotic paraphernalia.

In an effort to address the recent increase in firearms-related crimes, the Oxnard Police Department launched the Operation Safer and Stronger initiative, as well as the Firearms Strike Team (FAST) led by the Violent Crimes Unit, to proactively remove firearms from prohibited persons in the City. The objective of the initiative and FAST is to reduce gun violence in Oxnard through education, intervention, and enforcement.

Anyone with information about this incident is encouraged to call the Oxnard Police Department at (805) 385-7740.


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