Felon armed with loaded gun and possessing drugs arrested

Oxnard Police Department – Incident Press Release

On March 10, 2018, at approximately 6:30 p.m., officers from the Oxnard Police Department Special Enforcement Unit conducted a traffic stop on a vehicle in the area of Robert Avenue and C Street. Officers arrested Hector Duran for several outstanding felony and misdemeanor warrants.

Upon further investigation, officers discovered that Yovani Ramirez was on probation for sales of illegal narcotics. His search terms were invoked and officers found a large amount of packaged methamphetamine, a loaded handgun and additional items belonging to Ramirez in the vehicle. Ramirez was arrested on suspicion of narcotic sales and being a felon in possession of a loaded firearm and ammunition. 

The Oxnard Police Department Special Enforcement Unit (Gang 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. Citizens are reminded to contact the Police Department when they observe suspicious activity or are witnesses to a crime. Anyone with information regarding criminal activity is encouraged to contact the Oxnard Police Department at (805) 385-7600, or 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.

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