On Wednesday, April 27, 2016 at 5 a.m., officers and detectives from the Oxnard Police Department along with the Ventura County Sheriff’s Department, Ventura Police Department and California State Parole, served simultaneous gang related search warrants at multiple locations in the City of Oxnard.
The gang search warrants were a result of ongoing investigations related to recent gang shootings in the City of Oxnard.
At the conclusion of the search warrants, three adults were arrested:
Richard Chairez; possession of a loaded firearm, prohibited person in possession of a firearm, and prohibited person in possession of ammunition;
Javier Flores; Child Endangerment related to the location of a firearm;
Robert Delacerda; Violation of his parole terms, specifically, possession of drugs for sale.
The Oxnard Police Department Violent Crimes Unit is committed to reducing gang crime and related violence in the City of Oxnard through comprehensive and detailed investigations, targeting active gang members residing in the city.
The Oxnard Police Department continues to devote considerable resources to combat gang and firearms violence.
The Oxnard Police Department encourages residents to be partners in public safety as part of the Operation Safer and Stronger initiative. If anyone has further information, they are encouraged to call Oxnard PD at (805) 385-7796. If you wish to remain anonymous you may call the violent crimes hotline at (805) 982-7070 or Ventura County Crime Stoppers at (800) 222-8477. You can also visit this site: <http://www.venturacountycrimestoppers.org/contactus.aspx> to submit a tip via text or email.