Oxnard Police Incident Press Release
On 6/4/21, at approximately 7:21 PM, Officers from the Neighborhood Policing Team were patrolling the Sierra Linda Neighborhood when they observed a suspicious subject walking near the intersection of Lantana and Gardenia Street. Officers noted that the individual walked up to a porch in the 1200 block of Gardenia Street but did not enter the residence. The Officers believed the subject did not live at the residence and was purposely hiding from them. As the Officers approached the porch, suspect Alberto Ocampo emerged from the porch area with his hands up. Officers searched the immediate area where Ocampo was hiding and located a loaded .22 caliber handgun in a planter box. The resident was contacted and confirmed s/he had no knowledge of the handgun being there.
Ocampo is a convicted felon and documented gang member. A records search revealed the firearm was not registered to Ocampo. Officers arrested Ocampo for the felony charges of felon in possession of a firearm, carrying a loaded firearm not registered to him, and carrying a concealed firearm on his person.
LOCATION: 1200 block of Gardenia Street
VICTIM: State of California
SUSPECT: Alberto Ocampo, age 24, Oxnard resident
Anyone with information regarding criminal activity is encouraged to contact the Oxnard Police Department at (805) 385-7600, or 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.