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Detectives in Oxnard bust “marijuana grow” find stolen property, rifles and handguns

Detectives in Oxnard bust “marijuana grow” find stolen property, rifles and handguns

Late morning today at 11am detectives from the Oxnard Police Department’s Narcotic Street Team served a search warrant at a residence in the 4300 block of Beaumont Avenue after detectives received tips of marijuana being grown at the location. Detectives contacted suspects Duane Fowler and Jackie Wagner; owners of the home. Officers located what is […]

Mike Wood honored as Officer of the year by Kiwanis Club of Oxnard

Mike Wood honored as Officer of the year by Kiwanis Club of Oxnard

The Kiwanis Club of Oxnard held its 46th Annual Police Officer of the Year and Employee Awards Luncheon this afternoon at the Tower Club.  During the ceremony, Officer Mike Wood was recognized as the Oxnard Police Officer of the Year for his extraordinary service to his department and community.  Assigned to District 4, which spans […]

Port Hueneme resident convicted on grand theft and elder abuse in Real Estate Fraud case

Port Hueneme resident convicted on grand theft and elder abuse in Real Estate Fraud case

District  Attorney  Gregory  Totten  announced  today  that  Port  Hueneme resident  Julietta  Quinones  has been convicted of six felony counts of grand theft, one felony count of elder abuse, one felony count of filing a false tax return, and two felony counts of failing to file a tax return. The jury also found true a special […]

DUI Checkpoint planned for this weekend in Oxnard

DUI Checkpoint planned for this weekend in Oxnard

UPDATE–Oxnard Police asking for help finding elderly man missing since 8 am 4/23/2014

UPDATE–Oxnard Police asking for help finding elderly man missing since 8 am 4/23/2014

UPDATE: Mr. Frutoz was located in the 1900 Block of Saviers Road by an alert citizen.  He was returned to his family; he appeared to be in good health.  Thank you to everyone who assisted us in this search.  The Oxnard Police Department is asking for the public’s assistance in locating 81-year old Manuel Frutoz. […]

Suspect arrested for fraudulent credit cards and fraudulently collecting State benefits

Suspect arrested for fraudulent credit cards and fraudulently collecting State benefits

At noon today detectives from the Oxnard Narcotic Street team conducted a probation search at a residence in the 900 block of Cheyenne Way. Once at the location, detectives contacted several subjects inside. They contacted suspect Jose Armando Navarro who is also the renter if the location. After further investigation, detectives learned that Navarro had […]

Oxnard High teacher arrested for misdemeanor child annoyance

Oxnard High teacher arrested for misdemeanor child annoyance

Today at 4:30pm, detectives from the Oxnard Police Department Family Protection Unit arrested Jorge Arellano at his home in Oxnard after the completion of a six month criminal investigation. The police department began the investigation in October of 2013 after receiving information of alleged misconduct with a student who attended Oxnard High School. Mr. Arellano […]

Serious Injury Traffic Collision involving a motorcyclist in Oxnard

Serious Injury Traffic Collision  involving a motorcyclist in Oxnard

12:30 A.M this morning officers from the Oxnard Police Department and EMS personnel responded to the 1800 block of MacArthur Place in reference to an injury traffic collision involving a motorcyclist.  Responding officers conducted the preliminary investigation and it was determined that the motorcycle, driven by Jermaine Parrilla, was traveling eastbound on MacArthur Place at […]

Oxnard Council approves contract for new City Manager Greg Nyhoff

Oxnard Council approves contract for new City Manager Greg Nyhoff

By George Miller On Tuesday night, in one of the most important decisions of the year (see previous CJ article), the Oxnard City Council approved a contract to engage Greg Nyhoff as the new City Manager. He held a similar position in Modesto. It was a 4-1 vote, with Councilman Perello strongly dissenting on contractual […]

Oxnard: Council meeting to cover new City Manager compensation

Oxnard: Council meeting to cover new City Manager compensation

Council will consider approval of contract/compensation for newly recruited City Manager Greg Nyhoff at the meeting starting at 6 PM at City Hall. An article in the Ventura County Star and the draft contract mentioned  a base salary of $265,000. Total compensation is estimated at approximately $362,000, with all fringes considered.  We have heard estimates of […]