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Ventura County Sheriff's Office
Wednesday February 27th, 2019 :: 02:53 p.m. PST

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Moorpark Weapons Arrest

Nature of Incident: Firearms Seizure and Arrest
Report Number: RB#19-24940
Location: City of Moorpark and Woodland Hills
Date & Time: 02/26/2019 0900
Unit(s) Responsible: Moorpark Police Department
(S)uspects, (V)ictims, (P)arty, (D)ecedent

City of Residence

Age
(S) Luis Gonzalez Moorpark 54
Narrative:
On 2/15/2019, patrol deputies from the Moorpark Police Station responded to a residence in the area of Collins Drive and Arroyo Drive in the City of Moorpark to check the well-being of an elderly female.   While inside of the residence, deputies noticed an assault rifle in plain view in Luis Gonzalez’ living area of the residence.  Gonzalez is a convicted felon with a domestic violence restraining order restricting him from possessing firearms and weapons.  Deputies served a search warrant at the residence in order to seize the assault rifle and search for other dangerous weapons.  As a result of the search warrant, deputies discovered Gonzalez possessed two assault rifles, two .45 caliber handguns, a shotgun, three rifles, a crossbow, and pellet guns.
 
On 2/26/2019, Detectives from the Moorpark Police Station located Gonzalez in the area of Ventura Boulevard and Corbin Avenue in Woodland Hills.  Gonzalez was arrested without incident.  Gonzalez was booked for Penal Code Section 29800(a)/ Felon in possession of a firearm and Penal Code Section 29825(a)/ Restrained person in possession of a firearm.
 
Prepared by: Detective Robert Curiel  
News Release Date: 02/26/2019  
Media Follow-Up Contact: Detective Robert Curiel #4884
Office: 805-532-2648
Robert.curiel@ventura.org
 
Approved by:
 
 
Booking Photo Release:
 
Captain John Reilly
 
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Ventura County Crime Stoppers will pay up to $1,000 reward for information, which leads to the arrest and criminal complaint against the person(s) responsible for this crime.  The caller may remain anonymous.  The call is not recorded.  Call Crime Stoppers at 800-222-TIPS (8477).
 

Address/Location
Ventura County Sheriff's Office
800 S Victoria Ave
Ventura, CA 93009

Contact
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