Oxnard: 16 year old gang member arrested for possession of firearm

ambulance arial,sans-serif;”>On Saturday 8-15-15, at 4:48 pm, officers responded to Casa San Carlos Lane at Manzanita Drive regarding a report of gang members disturbing with one subject in possession of a handgun.

As officers approached, they observed four subjects. The subjects attempted to flee. Three were detained. A loaded handgun was found near a sixteen-year old documented gang member. The juvenile was arrested and booked into Juvenile Hall for the following felony charges: 25850(a)(3) PC, gang member in possession of firearm, 25850(a)(2) PC possession of a stolen firearm, 29900(a)(1) PC, person with prior conviction of possession of firearm in possession of a firearm, 25850(a) PC possession of loaded firearm, and 186.22 (a) PC crime committed with other known gang members.

A 19-year old adult, a documented gang member and Oxnard resident, was also arrested and charged with a violation of probation.

An investigation is continuing.

Persons with additional information may call the Violent Crimes Hotline at (805) 982-7070, or contact the Ventura County Crime Stoppers at (800) 222-8477. They can also visit the website http://www.venturacountycrimestopper.org/contact.aspx.

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