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Ventura County Sheriff's Office
Thursday October 1st, 2020 :: 06:08 p.m. PDT


Arrest of Wanted Felon in Possession of a Firearm & Drugs

Nature of Incident: Arrest of Wanted Felon in Possession of a Firearm & Drugs
Report Number: 20-136099
Location: 3000 block of Saviers Road, Oxnard
Date & Time: 10/01/2020 at 11:45 AM
Unit(s) Responsible: Ventura County Sheriff’s Special Crimes Unit
Ventura County Sheriff’s Narcotics Street Team
(S)uspects, (V)ictims, (P)arty, (D)ecedent

City of Residence

(S) Richard Gonzalez Camarillo 35
During the months of September and October 2020, detectives with the Ventura County Sheriff’s Special Crimes Unit and Narcotics Street Team concluded an investigation into a wanted felon named (S) Richard Gonzalez. 
On October 1, 2020, at about 11:45 AM, detectives conducted an enforcement stop on a vehicle operated by (S) Gonzalez in the 3000 block of Saviers Road, in the city of Oxnard.  Gonzales was contacted and arrested for the felony warrant. During the search of the vehicle, Gonzalez was found to be in possession of a concealed loaded firearm along with heroin, methamphetamine and marijuana packaged for the purposes of sales.  Gonzalez is a convicted felon who is on active Post Release Offender Supervision (PROS) for being in possession of a controlled substance while armed with a firearm.  Felony convictions prohibit Gonzalez from purchasing, owning, or possessing firearms and ammunition. 
Gonzalez was arrested for his felony warrant along with several fresh narcotic and firearm charges.  He was booked at the Ventura County Pre-Trial Detention Facility pending arraignment. 
Prepared by:
Detective Jarrod Foote
News Release Date: 10/01/2020  
Media Follow-Up Contact: Detective Jarrod Foote
[email protected]
Approved by:
Booking Photo Release:
Captain Jeff Miller
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Ventura County Sheriff's Office
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Ventura, CA 93003

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