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Ventura County Sheriff's Office
Friday May 3rd, 2019 :: 04:00 p.m. PDT


Firearms/Narcotics Arrest

Nature of Incident: Firearms/Narcotics Arrest
Report Number: 19-66383
Location: 3500 Block of Schooner Walk, City of Oxnard
Date & Time: 5/2/2019 @ 5:30 PM
Unit(s) Responsible: Ventura County Sheriff’s Office Narcotics Unit
(S)uspects, (V)ictims, (P)arty, (D)ecedent

City of Residence

Thomas Andrew Parra Oxnard 48
On May 2, 2019, Detectives from the Ventura County Sheriff’s Office Narcotics Unit concluded an investigation into the illegal possession and transfer of firearms.  Detectives contacted and arrested Thomas Parra from the City of Oxnard for various firearms and narcotics violations. 
During the month of April 2019, Narcotics Detectives conducted a firearms investigation into Thomas Parra of Oxnard.  During the investigation, detectives suspected Parra was in possession of several firearms which were possessed illegally.  Parra was also suspected of the illegal transfer of firearms.  Detectives determined that Parra had a previous felony conviction which prohibited from owning and or possessing any firearms or ammunition. 
On May 2, 2019, Narcotics Detectives contacted Parra outside his residence located in the 3500 Block of Schooner Walk in Oxnard.  Detectives detained Parra and searched his residence pursuant to a signed search warrant.  During the search, detectives located and seized two handguns, a shotgun and three rifles.  Detectives seized over 600 rounds of ammunition, a small quantity of methamphetamine and paraphernalia used for the ingestion of illegal narcotics. None of the seized firearms were legally registered to Parra.  Detectives subsequently arrested Parra and booked him at the Pre-Trial Detention Facility on firearms and narcotics related offenses.  Parra posted bail and is currently out of custody pending criminal proceedings.   
Prepared by: Detective Sergeant Eduardo Malagon  
News Release Date: 5/3/2019  
Media Follow-Up Contact: Detective Henry Contreras
[email protected]
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Booking Photo Release:
Captain Bill Schierman
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Ventura, CA 93003

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