Crime

Oxnard police arrest suspect in June armed robbery

OXNARD, Calif. - The Oxnard Police Department arrested a woman suspected of robbing a fast food restaurant in late June.

Casey Alvarado, 37, of Oxnard was arrested Tuesday after a multiple weeks-long investigation.

Alvarado is accused of robbing the Dairy Queen at 1941 North Rose Ave. late on the night of June 21.

Police say Alvarado told an employee that she wanted to purchase an ice cream cone. Alvarado then revealed a black handgun from under her shirt and demanded money.

The employee complied and gave Alvarado an undetermined amount of cash in large bills.

Investigators from the Violent Crimes Unit continued to investigate the robbery after the initial police response. They were able to identity Alvarado as the suspect from the robbery.

On Tuesday, VCU located and arrested Alvarado in the city of Ventura.

Authorities recovered the firearm believed to have been used in the robbery as well as other evidence.

Alvarado was booked into the Ventura County Jail and could face robbery charges .


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