OXNARD POLICE DEPARTMENT
Gang Related Firearms Arrest
October 6, 2017 at 6:30 p.m.
6200 Perkins Rd.
State of California
Tony Valdez, 30-year-old Oxnard resident
Ana Silva, 21-year-old Oxnard resident
Bill Crisostomo, Sergeant
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Christopher Williams, Commander
On October 6, 2017 at approximately 6:30 PM, officers from the Special Enforcement Unit were conducting uniformed gang enforcement in 6200 block of Perkins Road. While in the area officers made contact Tony Valdez and Ana Silva. Valdez is on active parole and had a felony warrant for robbery and stolen vehicle. Valdez and Silva are both documented gang members.
During a search of the vehicle a loaded shotgun was located next to Valdez.
Valdez was arrested for his warrants, felon in possession of a firearm, felon in possession of ammunition, possession of a concealed firearm in a vehicle and carrying a loaded firearm in a vehicle. Silva was arrested for a misdemeanor warrant.
The Oxnard Police Department 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. Citizens are reminded to contact the Police Department when they observe suspicious activity or are witnesses to a crime.
DATE / TIME PREPARED: October 6, 2017/ 8:25 PM