Oxnard | Jack the Box Bandit Arrested

Oxnard Police Department – Incident Press Release

On February 2, 2019 at approximately 2317 hours, officers from the Oxnard Police Department responded to an armed robbery at the Jack in the Box restaurant located at 960 N. Ventura Road. According to witnesses, a suspect armed with a knife entered the business and stole an undisclosed amount of money before fleeing the scene.

Investigators from the Oxnard Police Department Violent Crimes Unit investigated the case. During the course of the investigation, investigators were contacted by the Ventura County Sheriff’s Office regarding a burglary that occurred at another Jack in the Box restaurant in the City of Camarillo. Believing the cases were possibly related, investigators from both agencies worked together to identify a suspect.

During the course of the investigation, the suspect was identified as Raul Botello, a 19 year old City of Oxnard resident. On March 15, 2019, at approximately 1200 hours, Botello was arrested and charged for the robbery that occurred on February 2, 2019. At the time of his arrest, Botello was already in custody for the burglary that occurred in the City of Camarillo. The robbery investigation is still ongoing.  

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 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.


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