Oxnard, CA | Firearms And Narcotics Arrest

DATE:             August 17, 2021, 8:37 P.M.

SUBJECT:      Firearms and Narcotics Arrest

LOCATION:    800 block Cedar Court, Oxnard

SUSPECTS:   Galen Scott Koen 49-year-old Oxnard resident

CONTACT:     Mike Johnson, Sergeant (805) 486-6211 | [email protected]

On August 17, 2021, at approximately 8:37 P.M., investigators from the Oxnard Police Department Special Operations Division were working Uniformed Gang Enforcement in the area of the 800 block of Cedar Court. Investigators observed 49-year-old Oxnard resident Galen Koen exiting an illegally parked vehicle. Investigators recognized Koen from prior arrests and knew he was currently out on bail. As investigators contacted Koen, he fled on foot. After a short foot pursuit, Koen was taken into custody. Koen was found to be in possession of a loaded handgun and narcotics. The narcotics were packaged for sales and Koen was in possession of other paraphernalia consistent with the sales of narcotics. Koen was arrested for numerous firearms and narcotics related charges and booked into the Ventura County Jail.

Koen was out on bail from an arrest by investigators and officers from the Special Operations Division on May 6th, 2021. In that incident, Koen attempted to flee in his vehicle and collided with several cars, including a marked police unit. He was arrested at that time for numerous firearms and narcotics related charges.

The Oxnard Police Department’s Special Operations Division 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 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. 

DATE / TIME PREPARED:  August 17, 2021 / 11:55 P.M.


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