Oxnard | Man arrested for a loaded firearm and drugs

Suspect: Alex Valenzuela, age 19, Oxnard resident

Oxnard Police Department – Incident Press Release

On May 27, 2020, at around 1:53 PM, a patrol officer conducted a traffic stop on a 2010 Toyota Camry for a Vehicle Code violation in the 100 block of E. Ash Street. As the officer approached  the driver’s window, he noticed the front passenger, Alex Valenzuela (age 19), fumbling with his waistband. The officer quickly became aware that Valenzuela had a handgun in his waistband with a large capacity magazine. Valenzuela was arrested without incident. Officers searched Valenzuela and located narcotics and other items consistent with sales of narcotics. Valenzuela was subsequently arrested for several felony firearm related charges, in addition to felony sales of narcotics.

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. Any witness can also remain anonymous by calling the Ventura County Crime Stoppers at (800) 222-8477, or visiting www.venturacountycrimestoppers.org to submit a tip via text or email.  


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