Narcotics Sales Arrest / Felon In Possession Of A Loaded Firearm

DATE: August 24, 2021, 7:00 a.m.

SUBJECT: Narcotics Sales Arrest / Felon in possession of a loaded firearm  

SUSPECTS: Kevin Hlyt, 21 year old Oxnard resident

LOCATION: 3400 block of Naples Drive, Oxnard                                      

CONTACT: Brandon Ordelheide, Sergeant 805-256-5121, [email protected]

 

During the month of August 2021, the Neighborhood Policing Team (NPT) received several complaints regarding a nuisance residence in the 3400 block of Naples Drive. NPT officers notified the Drug Enforcement Unit (DEU) regarding narcotics activity occurring at the residence.  DEU Detectives conducted a narcotics investigation and identified the resident, Kevin Hlyt, as being involved in the narcotics activity. Detectives developed probable cause to author a search warrant for the residence.  

On August 24, 2021, Hlyt was observed driving at a high rate of speed throughout the neighborhood. Oxnard Patrol Officers conducted a traffic enforcement stop on his vehicle and found him to be under the influence of narcotics, in possession of methamphetamine, and drug paraphernalia. Hlyt was placed under arrest and transported to the Oxnard Police Department.

DEU Detectives served the search warrant at his residence and located a loaded firearm. A large quantity of pure fentanyl, methamphetamine, thousands of dollars in US Currency, and further evidence of narcotics sales. Hlyt is a convicted felon and prohibited from owning firearms. Upon completion of the investigation, Hlyt was arrested for narcotics sales, and being a felon in possession of a firearm.  

The Oxnard Police Department is committed to identifying and disrupting the narcotics activity responsible for creating quality of life issues within Oxnard neighborhoods.  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 by calling the Ventura County Crime Stoppers. at (800)222-8477.  You can also visit their website: www.venturacountycrimestoppers.org to submit a tip via text or email. 


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