Oxnard | Gang Member Arrested for Firearm Possession

On September 4th, 2020, at approximately 6:30 PM, officers from the Oxnard Police Department Special Enforcement Unit (gang unit) conducted a traffic stop on a black Jeep Grand Cherokee for a vehicle code violation in the 2900 block of South Rose Avenue. The driver, David Gasca (24 yrs.), was contacted in the vehicle.  Gasca is a known criminal street gang member within the City of Oxnard and on probation with search terms.

Pursuant to Gasca’s search terms, officers searched the vehicle and located a loaded .380 semi-automatic handgun concealed within the vehicle.  Additional rounds of ammunition were located as well.  A records check revealed the firearm as stolen in the City of Port Hueneme.  Gasca was arrested for numerous felony violations.

Photo Credit Oxnard Police Department

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 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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