Oxnard | Gun seizure from Documented Ventura Gang Member

Oxnard Police Department – Incident Press Release

On August 28th, at approximately 6:15 p.m., officers from the Oxnard Police Department’s Special Enforcement Unit (Gang Unit), were conducting uniformed gang enforcement in Oxnard’s Southwinds neighborhood. While officers were in the area, they observed a vandalism in progress. Several of the subjects involved in the vandalism entered an awaiting vehicle.

Uniformed officers attempted to conduct a traffic stop on the vehicle and a vehicle pursuit ensued. During the pursuit, passengers of the vehicle discarded two unregistered loaded firearms. Ultimately, the vehicle yielded in the 400 block of Campbell Way. Patrol & Traffic Officers responded to assist. Officers detained the four occupants from the vehicle. During a search of the vehicle, additional ammunition and a replica firearm was recovered. The two firearms thrown from the vehicle were also recovered. The occupants inside of the vehicle were identified as gang members from the city of Ventura. Officers learned that one of the passengers seen discarding a loaded firearm was a 17-year old juvenile on probation with searchable terms. The 17-year-old juvenile was previously arrested for brandishing a deadly weapon. Mauricio Chacon, a documented gang member from the City of Ventura was observed discarding the second firearm. The driver, Alyssa Robledo, was arrested for felony evading and was found to be driving under the influence of alcohol/drugs. George Luevano was found to be in possession of a replica firearm. During the investigation, officers learned vandalism was committed for the benefit of a criminal street gang.

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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