Suspects Arrested for Firearm and Narcotics Possession

Oxnard Police Department – Incident Press Release

On April 17th, at approximately 10:26 p.m. officers from the Oxnard Special Enforcement Unit (Gang Unit) conducted a traffic stop on a vehicle for a suspected traffic violation at Oxnard Blvd and Statham Blvd. Officers made contact with the occupants and learned that the passenger, 36-year-old Oxnard resident Luis Medrano, was on probation and had an outstanding felony warrant. Officers searched the vehicle pursuant to Medrano’s court ordered probation and located a concealed handgun in the vehicle, belonging to the driver, 27-year-old Oxnard resident Marcos Nunez. Nunez was also in possession of narcotics. Both Nunez and Medrano are documented criminal street gang members. 

Medrano was arrested for his outstanding warrant and Nunez was arrested for various firearms and narcotics related violations. 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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