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Ventura County Sheriff's Office
Wednesday June 12th, 2019 :: 11:30 a.m. PDT

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Gang Unit Narcotics Arrest

Nature of Incident: Narcotics Arrest
Report Number: 19-82505
Location: 1600 Block of Sonata Drive, Oxnard, CA
Date & Time: June 7, 2019  1300 Hours
Unit(s) Responsible: Sheriff’s Gang Unit
 
(S)uspects, (V)ictims, (P)arty, (D)ecedent

City of Residence

Age
(S1) Rigoberto Cacho
(S2) Juan Morales Lopez
(S3) Sandra Zavala
 
Oxnard
Oxnard
Oxnard
35
29
31
 
Narrative:
 
On June 7th 2019, Detectives from the Ventura County Sheriff’s Gang Unit concluded a month long narcotic investigation into Rigoberto Cacho, who was suspected of being involved in the sales of methamphetamine to residents in Ventura County.
 
Detectives conducted a traffic stop on Cacho near the intersection of Saviers Road and Pleasant Valley. Juan Morales Lopez and Sandra Zavala were also contacted with Cacho during the stop. Detectives executed a signed search warrant on Cacho, his vehicle and his residence, in the 1600 Block of Sonata Drive in the City of Oxnard. Detectives seized approximately a quarter-pound of methamphetamine, additional paraphernalia indicative of narcotic sales, and a firearm as a result of the search warrant service.
 
Cacho was booked into custody at the Ventura County Sheriff’s Main Jail facility for violations of HS 11550- Under the Influence of a Controlled Substance, HS 11378 – Possession for Sale of a Controlled Substance, HS 11379(a) – Transportation of Methamphetamine for Sale. Cacho remains in custody with bail set at $300,000.
 
Lopez was booked into custody the Ventura County Sheriff’s Main Jail facility for violations of HS 11550- Under the Influence of a Controlled Substance, HS 11378 – Possession for Sale of a Controlled Substance, HS 11379(a) – Transportation of Methamphetamine for Sale. Lopez remains in custody with bail set at $300,000.
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Zavala was booked into custody the Ventura County Sheriff’s Main Jail facility for violations of HS 11550- Under the Influence of a Controlled Substance and HS 11377 – Possession of Methamphetamine. Zavala was later released on her own recognizance.
 
 
   
Prepared by: Detective Jose Torres  
News Release Date: 06/10/19  
Media Follow-Up Contact: Sergeant Victor Medina
Sheriff’s Gang Unit
805-654-2856
 
 
Approved by:
 
 
Booking Photo Release:
Captain Brian Slominski
 
 
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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).
 

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

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