Oxnard | Prohibited Person With a Loaded Firearm

Oxnard Police Department – Incident Press Release

On June 23, 2018, at approximately 11:00 p.m., officers from the Oxnard Police Department Special Enforcement Unit observed a felony wanted subject in the area of Oxnard Boulevard and Colonia Road. The subject was identified as 37 year old Oxnard resident Sergio Contreras and was seen entering a nearby motel where he was subsequently found by police. He was taken into custody without incident after a brief standoff.

Contreras is prohibited from owning or possessing any firearm or ammunition. Officers conducted a search of his vehicle and located a 9mm handgun and live ammunition. Contreras was also wanted by police for brandishing a firearm at a local establishment. He was charged with the illegal firearm possession as well as the pending case.

The Oxnard Police Department’s Special Enforcement Unit and the Violent Crimes Unit are 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 criminal activity is encouraged to contact the Oxnard Police Department at (805) 385-7600, or 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.

You can also visit this site http://www.venturacountycrimestoppers.org/contactus.apx to submit at tip via text or email.


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