Oxnard Gang Member Arrested for Alleged Firearm Possession

Oxnard Police Department – Incident Press Release

On September 3, at 5:50 p.m., officers from the Special Enforcement Unit (gang unit) conducted a traffic enforcement stop to a vehicle for an observed vehicle code violation.  Officers contacted the occupants of the vehicle and obtained their information. It was found that the passenger, Jesus Negrete, was on searchable probation for firearms violations and gang terms.

Negrete was detained at the scene while officers responded to his residence for the purposes of conducting a probation search. During the probation search, officers located a 9mm handgun that was unregistered along with ammunition. Further evidence found during the investigation linked Negrete to the firearm and ammunition.

Negrete was arrested for multiple felonies that include 29800(a)(1) P.C- Felon in possession of a firearm, 29815(a) P.C- Subject on probation and prohibited from possessing a firearm and 30305(a)(1) P.C- Possession of ammunition by a prohibited person.

 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 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.

On September 3, at 5:50 p.m., officers from the Special Enforcement Unit (gang unit) conducted a traffic enforcement stop to a vehicle for an observed vehicle code violation.  Officers contacted the occupants of the vehicle and obtained their information. It was found that the passenger, Jesus Negrete, was on searchable probation for firearms violations and gang terms.

Negrete was detained at the scene while officers responded to his residence for the purposes of conducting a probation search. During the probation search, officers located a 9mm handgun that was unregistered along with ammunition. Further evidence found during the investigation linked Negrete to the firearm and ammunition.

Negrete was arrested for multiple felonies that include 29800(a)(1) P.C- Felon in possession of a firearm, 29815(a) P.C- Subject on probation and prohibited from possessing a firearm and 30305(a)(1) P.C- Possession of ammunition by a prohibited person.

 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 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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