Wednesday, July 24, 2024
64.9 F

    Latest Posts

    Setting Brushfires of Freedom by Don Jans

    Oxnard Documented Gang Member / Prohibited Person Arrested for Firearm Possession

    Oxnard Police Department – Incident Press Release

    On January 30th, at approximately 6:23 p.m. officers from the Oxnard Special Enforcement Unit (Gang Unit) conducted a traffic stop on a vehicle for a suspected traffic infraction at Vineyard Ave. and Olive St.  The driver failed to yield for the officers and continued to drive through a parking lot.  The driver slowed to allow two passengers to flee from the vehicle.  One passenger was immediately apprehended, a second passenger, identified as Steve Perez, 20-year-old Oxnard resident, fled from the vehicle and was pursued by officers. Officers found Perez hiding in a front yard on Colonia Ave.  Perez was taken into custody and officers located a handgun where Perez was found. 

    Perez has prior felony convictions for auto theft, felony evading, and felony vandalism.  The felony convictions make Perez a prohibited person when it comes to possessing firearms or ammunition.  Perez is also a documented criminal street gang member.  Perez was charged with several firearms related violations.  The driver and the other passenger were both arrested for delaying / obstructing a peace officer.

    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:, 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: to submit a tip via text or email.

    Get Headlines free  SUBSCRIPTION. Keep us publishing – DONATE

    - Advertisement -
    0 0 votes
    Article Rating
    Notify of

    Inline Feedbacks
    View all comments

    Latest Posts


    Don't Miss


    To receive the news in your inbox

    Would love your thoughts, please comment.x