DATE: July 16, 2020
SUBJECT: Gang Member / Prohibited Person Arrested for Firearm Possession
LOCATION: 500 block of South C St.
CONTACT: Christopher Williams, Commander
(805) 207-7234 | Christopher.firstname.lastname@example.org
On July 16, 2020, at approximately 6:01 PM, officers from the Oxnard Police Department Special Enforcement Unit (gang unit) conducted a traffic stop on a tan GMC Yukon for a vehicle code violation in the 500 block South C St. The driver, David Alvarez (28 yrs.), and an adult Hispanic female were contacted in the vehicle. Alvarez is a known criminal street gang member within the City of Oxnard. Alvarez is prohibited from owning and/or possessing firearms and/or ammunition due to prior felony convictions.
Pursuant to Alvarez’s supervision terms, a probation search was conducted at Alvarez’s residence. During the probation search, officers located a loaded 9 millimeter P80 semi-automatic handgun. The handgun contained 10 unexpended bullets. Alvarez was arrested for numerous gun charges.
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.
DATE / TIME PREPARED: July 16, 2020 / 2030 hours