Oxnard Police Department
On April 2, at approximately 9:35 p.m, officers from the Oxnard Special Enforcement Unit (Gang Unit) conducted a traffic stop on a vehicle for a suspected traffic violation in the 600 blk. of South A St. The passenger, identified as Juan Sauceda, quickly exited the vehicle and fled from officers. A short foot pursuit was initiated and Sauceda was ultimately taken into custody a short distance away. It was found that Sauceda had discarded a loaded P80 9mm handgun as he fled from officers. The handgun was located a short distance from where officers took Sauceda into custody. Sauceda is a convicted felon and on felony probation and is prohibited from owning firearms. Sauceda is also a documented gang member. Sauceda was arrested for numerous firearms violations.
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 (800) 222-8477. You can also visit this site: www.venturacountycrimestoppers.org to submit a tip via text or email