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Ventura County Sheriff's Office
Saturday March 20th, 2021 :: 12:01 p.m. PDT


Narcotics Sales & Firearm Arrest

Nature of Incident: Narcotics Sales/Firearm Arrest
Report Number: 21-36564
Location: 200 Block of Saint Marys Drive, Oxnard
Date & Time: 3/19/2021 @ 1:20 PM
Unit(s) Responsible: Sheriff’s Gang Unit
(S)uspects, (V)ictims, (P)arty, (D)ecedent

City of Residence

Miguel Perez Oxnard  
On March 19, 2021, detectives assigned to the Sheriff’s Gang Unit contacted and arrested Miguel Perez from Oxnard and arrested him for narcotics sales and firearms related charges.    
On March 19, 2021, detectives with the Sheriff’s Gang Unit were conducting directed enforcement in the City of Oxnard.  Detectives observed Perez driving a vehicle in the area of Vineyard Avenue and Esplanade Drive.  Detectives were familiar with Perez and had prior knowledge his driving privilege was suspended or removed due to a driving under the influence conviction.  Detectives also knew Perez was on active Ventura County probation for driving under the influence. 
Detectives conducted a traffic enforcement stop on Perez and detained him pursuant to the terms of his probation.  Perez was arrested for driving on a suspended license and detectives conducted a probation search of his residence located in the 200 Block of Saint Marys Drive in Oxnard.  During the search, detectives located cocaine and paraphernalia indicative of narcotics sales.  Detectives also located a loaded firearm in Perez’ bedroom.  Perez has previous felony convictions that prohibit him from owning and or possessing any firearms or ammunition.
Based on the investigation, Perez was arrested for cocaine sales and firearms possession charges.  Perez was booked at the Pre-Trial Detention Facility and is awaiting court proceedings.
Prepared by: Sergeant Eduardo Malagon  
News Release Date: 3/20/2021  
Media Follow-Up Contact: Detective John Lopez
[email protected]
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Booking Photo Release:
Captain Randy Downard
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Ventura County Sheriff's Office
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Ventura, CA 93003

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