OXNARD POLICE DEPARTMENT
|INCIDENT:||Suspect Arrested for Possession of a Stolen Firearm|
|DATE/TIME:||January 15, 2020/ 2:18 a.m.|
|LOCATION:||1800 block of N. Ventura Rd.|
|VICTIM(S):||State of California|
|SUSPECT(S):||Joel Lemus, 18 years, Oxnard Resident|
|PREPARED BY:||Rocky Marquez, Sergeant
|CONTACT PERSON AND CONTACT INFO:||Rocky Marquez, Sergeant
On January 15, at 2:18 a.m., an Oxnard Police Officer attempted to contact a suspicious subject possibly casing for robberies in the 1800 block of N. Ventura Rd. Upon seeing the officer, Joel Lemus fled on foot and discarded a loaded .357 Cal Revolver. Lemus was apprehended by the officers a short distance away.
Further investigation indicated that Lemus was not the registered owner of the revolver. A records check revealed that the handgun was reported stolen in 2008. Lemus was subsequently arrested for resisting, obstructing and/ or delaying a peace officer and various firearms related charges
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: January 15, 2020 / 0415 hours