Oxnard | 17-year-old juvenile arrested for possession of Firearm

Oxnard Police Department – Incident Press Release

On May 3, at approximately 7:41 p.m. officers from the Special Enforcement Unit (gang unit) and Oxnard K-9 Unit, conducted a traffic stop on a vehicle for a traffic infraction.  The vehicle yielded on Oxnard Blvd., south of Statham.  The driver was found to be unlicensed and the officers observed open alcoholic beverage containers in the vehicle.  The occupants were removed from the vehicle.  One of the rear passengers, a 17-year-old male Oxnard resident, was found to be in possession of a loaded semi-automatic handgun with a high capacity magazine.  The juvenile was arrested for felony firearms violations and transported to Juvenile Hall.



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.

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