DATE: November 18, 2021, 10:00 P.M.
SUBJECT: Firearm and Narcotics Arrest
LOCATION: Rose Ave. at Cesar Chavez Dr., Oxnard
SUSPECTS: Andres Salas, 21-year-old Oxnard resident
CONTACT: Tim Kelley, Commander (805) 857-5297 | [email protected]
On November 18, 2021, at approximately 10:00 p.m. officers from the Oxnard Special Enforcement Unit (Gang Unit) conducted a traffic stop on a vehicle for a suspected traffic infraction at Rose Ave. and Cesar Chavez Dr. During the traffic stop officers learned that a passenger in Salas’ vehicle was on supervised release with court ordered search terms. The occupants were removed from the vehicle so that the search could be conducted. Prior to the search, Salas admitted to having an unregistered firearm concealed in the passenger compartment of the vehicle. Officers retrieved the firearm and Salas was subsequently arrested.
Salas was searched and officers located methamphetamine on his person. Salas was charged with firearm and narcotics 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
DATE / TIME PREPARED: November 18, 2021 / 2300 hours