Crime

Oxnard police arrest known gang member for possession of firearm, heroin

OXNARD, Calif. - Oxnard police arrested a known gang member after they say they found heroin and a loaded gun on him.

It happened Monday night near First Street and Eliza Court at around 8:15 p.m.

Police arrested Jose Salazar, 24, of Oxnard for posession of a firearm as well as a controlled substance.

Salazar was originally stopped for riding his bike at night without a light. Officers found a loaded 9mm handgun on his person. Salazar is a convicted felon and is not allowed to be in possession of a firearm.

He was booked into Ventura County Jail Monday night.

Anyone with information regarding this incident or other criminal activity is encouraged to contact the Oxnard Police Department at 805-385-7600


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