Pursuant to California Penal Code Section 290.45 and Megan’s Law, Oxnard Police Department Chief Scott Whitney is announcing that a Sexually Violent Predator (“SVP”) was released from a state facility to the City of Oxnard on December 3, 2019, with an electronic monitoring device.
The purpose of this information is to allow the members of the public to protect themselves and their children from sex offenders. The law requires that we notify the public that it is illegal to use information obtained from this notification to commit a crime against a SVP or to engage in illegal discrimination or harassment against a SVP. A person is authorized to use this information only to protect a person at risk.
Anthony Francis Dacayana was convicted of rape by force or fear and rape with force and threat. Mr. Dacayana was found to be a SVP in a separate court proceeding and was released from Atascadero State Hospital on December 3, 2019.
Mr. Dacayana has convictions in two separate rape incidents. In the past, his victims were female adults whom he befriended. In the first incident, Dacayana was convicted of rape by force or fear. In the second incident, he was convicted for rape with force and threat. He raped and robbed a blind 34-year‐old woman in her home, he gagged and tied her hands and unplugged the phone.
Anyone with information regarding this subject 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.
|Name: Anthony Francis Dacayana
Aliases: Cacayana, Anthony Francis
Dacayana, Tony Frances
Date of Birth: 8/6/1957 (62 years)
Race: American Indian
Height: 5’10 Weight: 235
Hair: Blk/Gry Eyes: Brown
Tattoos: Right arm, chest, left arm, both hands, back, left eye, abdomen,
both shoulders, & left facial cheek
|Address: 611 West 5th Street, Oxnard
· California Penal Code section 261(2) Rape by force or fear
· California Penal Code section 261.2/261.3 Rape with force and threat