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Ventura County Sheriff's Office
Friday April 19th, 2019 :: 04:01 p.m. PDT


Probation search leads to recovery of illegal firearm possession

Nature of Incident:
Probation search leads to recovery of illegal firearm possession

Report Number:
Ventura County Sheriff’s Department RB # 19-56805

Location: 3200 block Taffrail Lane, Oxnard

Date & Time: 04-13-2019 @ 1200 hours

Unit(s) Responsible: Ventura County Sheriff’s Gang Unit

(S)uspects, (V)ictims, (P)arty, (D)ecedent, City of Residence, Age

(S) Kyle Jones, Oxnard, 23
(S) Alejandro Solis, Oxnard, 27


     On April 13, 2019, Ventura County Sheriff’s Gang Unit investigators conducted a traffic stop in the 1400 block of West Channel Islands Boulevard.  The investigators contacted driver Kyle Jones and passenger Alejandro Solis and determined both were displaying signs of recent drug use.  Both were on probation for drug related charges.  Both Jones and Solis were arrested for being under the influence of a controlled substance, a violation per Health and Safety Code 11550(a).  Investigators invoked probation search conditions for Jones and Solis and conducted probation searches at their residences. Investigators located an unregistered 9mm handgun with an extended gun magazine, a second gun in process of being manufactured into an operable firearm, and a Billy Club.      
     Jones was arrested for 27545 P.C. – Unlawful Transfer Of A Firearm, 22210 P.C. Possession of a Billy Club, and Health and Safety Code 11550(a). 
     Anyone with any gang and illegal firearm information is encouraged to contact the Sheriff’s Gang Unit HOTLINE at 1-888-58GANGS/ 1-888-584-2647. The Ventura County Sheriff’s Gang Unit is committed to keeping our community safe.
Prepared by: Sergeant Victor Medina
News Release Date: 04-09-2019
Media Follow-Up Contact: Sergeant Victor Medina
(805) 654-3551
Approved by: Captain Eric Tennessen
Booking Photo Release: NO
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).

Ventura County Sheriff's Office
800 S Victoria Ave
Ventura, CA 93003

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Non-emergencies: 805-654-9511

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