Contact: Watch Commander, (805) 339-4416
Release Prepared by: Commander Sam Arroyo
Incident: Possession of Firearm Arrest
Location: 6000 Block of Woodland Street
Date/Time Occurred: 12/12/21 @ 1956 hours
Officer(s) Involved: VPD Patrol, VPD K-9, Ventura County Sheriff’s Deputies
Suspect(s): Francisco Alvarez, 04/03/1989, Oxnard Resident
Report #: 21-81953
On the above date and time, the Ventura Police Command Center received information that Francisco Alvarez was in the 6000 block of Woodland Street and believed to be in possession of a firearm. Alvarez was wanted for numerous felony charges related to a domestic violence and burglary incident that occurred on 12/04/21. After arriving in the area, Officers determined that Alvarez was inside a laundry room on the property of a duplex. Alvarez refused to exit the room, and a crisis negotiator spoke with Alvarez and gained his compliance to surrender. At approximately 2238 hours, Officers took Alvarez into custody without incident. A firearm was located at the scene.
Alvarez was arrested for numerous felony charges including possession of a stolen firearm, felon in possession of a firearm, burglary, and domestic violence.
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