Oxnard Police Department
On January 19, 2021, the Oxnard Drug Enforcement Unit (DEU) and the Oxnard Special Enforcement Unit (SEU) served a search warrant in the 200 block of South Juanita Avenue in reference to Juan Contreras being involved in the ongoing sales of Alprazolam (Xanax). During the investigation, SEU Officers made a traffic enforcement stop on Contreras when he left his residence. During the investigation, Contreras was found in possession of a large quantity of Xanax and US Currency.
DEU detectives and SEU officers conducted a search of Contreras’s residence and located a loaded firearm and evidence consistent with the street sales of narcotics. Contreras was charged with possession of Xanax for sale, a felony, and felony firearm violations.
On December 12, 2020 SEU officers conducted a traffic stop on Contreras and arrested him for being in possession of a loaded unregistered firearm. DEU detectives learned that when Contreras was contacted today, he was currently out on felony bail for the December 12, 2020 incident.
The Oxnard Police Department is committed to reducing drug overdoses in the City of Oxnard. 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.