Oxnard | Arrests Made for Drugs and Firearms

Oxnard Police Department – Incident Press Release

On 8/2/19, at about 9:44 p.m., a patrol officer conducted a traffic stop on the above described vehicle at the intersection of Rose Avenue and Westar Drive. Upon contacting the occupants, the officer detected a strong odor of marijuana coming from the interior of the vehicle. During a search of the vehicle, officers located a loaded 9mm handgun, over 32 grams of cocaine, over 82 grams of marijuana, and other evidence of narcotics for sales. Suspect Jose Luis Soto was arrested for the felony charges of possession for sale of narcotics and transportation of narcotics, along with various firearm related charges including possession of a controlled substance while armed. The driver, Roberto Figueroa, was arrested for a misdemeanor charge of possession of more than one ounce of marijuana. An additional passenger, Ashley Padilla (age 23), was arrested for an outstanding misdemeanor warrant.

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 also 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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One Response to Oxnard | Arrests Made for Drugs and Firearms

  1. Kevin Williams August 3, 2019 at 9:42 am

    Outstanding! Good job OPD!


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