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Ventura-Car chase ends with suspect’s arrest

Ventura-Car chase ends with suspect’s arrest

At 11am this morning Ventura Police were involved in a vehicle pursuit of a suspect attempting to flee. The vehicle pursuit was initiated after the suspect committed a traffic violation and failed to yield.  During the pursuit the suspect (later identified as Larry Zapata) displayed a reckless disregard for public safety by speeding, drugs not […]

Ventura–Suspect arrested for possession of burglary tools

Ventura–Suspect arrested for possession of burglary tools

On April 12th at 12:30 am Saturday morning a Ventura Patrol Officer observed a bicyclist riding through a residential neighborhood in the 300 block of S Santa Cruz St without the required lighting equipment. The officer stopped and detained this subject identified as Bryan McNeil. A records check showed that McNeil is on probation with […]

Oxnard–Police DUI Checkpoint yielded results

Oxnard–Police DUI Checkpoint yielded results

On April 11, 2014, between the hours of 7:00 P.M. and 2:00 A.M., officers from the Oxnard Police Department conducted a DUI/Driver’s license checkpoint in the city limits.  The checkpoint was conducted in the northbound lanes of Oxnard Blvd north of Second Street.  Officers screened 821 motorists who passed through the checkpoint and conducted five […]

Oxnard-Carjacking by knife wielding assailant

Oxnard-Carjacking by knife wielding assailant

Oxnard: April 11, 2014, near midnight, officers from the Oxnard Police Department responded to the corner of Doris Avenue and “G” Street. A carjacking victim.  told officers that he was sitting in his vehicle, a green, 1996, Toyota 4-Runner, when he approached by a Hispanic male, 6′ 2″ about 160 pounds and wearing a red […]

Oxnard–Fiesta Insurance robbed at gunpoint

Oxnard–Fiesta Insurance robbed at gunpoint

Just after 5pm, Friday afternoon,, officers from the Oxnard Police Department responded to 2815 Saviers Road reference a call of an armed robbery which had just occurred. A male subject wearing a black ski mask, black sweater, and blue jeans entered the Fiesta Insurance business located at 2825 Saviers Road in Oxnard.  The suspect pointed […]

Oxnard Police make narcotics bust-arrest suspects

Oxnard Police make narcotics bust-arrest suspects

Oxnard Police Department Narcotics/FBI task force ended a three week long investigation with the service of a search warrant to a residence in the 300 block of East Juniper Street.  During the search, detectives located several handguns and rifles with one of them being reported stolen. They also located evidence of methamphetamine sales and stolen […]

Ventura–Suspect arrested after crashing victim’s car

Ventura–Suspect arrested after crashing victim’s car

Ventura County Sheriff’s Department requested  assistance from the Ventura Police Department on a vehicle pursuit.  The vehicle had crashed in the area of Madera Ave. and Chateau Ct., stomach and deputies were involved in a foot pursuit of the suspect driver.  Several officers responded and immediately set up a perimeter of the surrounding neighborhood to […]

Oxnard–Suspect arrested in Sacramento for Gonzalez murder

Oxnard–Suspect arrested in Sacramento for Gonzalez murder

On March 2, 2006, Oxnard resident Oscar Gonzalez was shot and killed in the area of San Benito Street and Trinity Place in the Lemonwood neighborhood of Oxnard. Gonzalez was shot and killed as he pursued vandals that he had interrupted damaging one of his family’s vehicles. The investigation into the murder revealed that the […]

Ventura Police stop thief from making off with customer’s property

Ventura Police stop thief  from making off with customer’s property

At approximately 4pm today Ventura Police Command Center received a 911 call from employees of Mac’s Mac’s Auto Upholstery, treat reporting that someone had just attempted to steal a customer’s vehicle.  Officers responding to the call observed the subject, generic later identified as Matthew Wehrman, pill on foot a short distance away from the business […]

Oxnard to crack down on drunk driving–Friday, April 11th

Oxnard to crack down on drunk driving–Friday, April 11th

The Oxnard Police Department Traffic Unit will be conducting a DUI/Driver’s License Checkpoint on Friday, April 11, 2014 at an undisclosed location within the city limits between the hours of 7:00 p.m. to 2:00 a.m.   Officers will be looking for signs of alcohol and/or drug impairment with officers checking drivers for proper licensing delaying motorists […]