Oxnard | Gang Member Suspect Arrested for Firearm Possession

Oxnard Police Department – Incident Press Release

On August 17th, at 12:05 a.m., officers from the Special Enforcement Unit (gang unit) were in the area of the 300 block of North Rose Avenue reference recent gang activity.  Officers contacted Luis Orozco (age 25) at San Gorgonio and the east alley of Rose Avenue, after seeing numerous other known gang members flee the area. Orozco is a documented criminal street gang member in the City of Oxnard and is a prohibited person from possessing a firearm and/ or ammunition. During the officers’ contact with Orozco, they located a loaded firearm.

The firearm, a loaded 12-gauge shotgun, was also found to be unregistered.  Orozco was arrested and charged with felony possession of a firearm by a prohibited person.

Luis Orozco, 25 years old, Oxnard resident

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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