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El Rio - Arrests Made in Gang Related Murder
11/21/2014 8:34:00 PM


Nature of Incident:

Arrest of Gang Related Murder Suspects

Report Number:



800 block of Stroube Street, El Rio

Date & Time:

03/06/2013  04:00 PM

Unit(s) Responsible:

Major Crimes Bureau

(S)uspects, (V)ictims, (P)arty, (D)ecedent

City of Residence


(V) Josue Lopez

(S) Christian Rodriguez

(S) Jesus Morales

(S) Alejandro Cabrera












On March 6th, 2013, Headquarters Station patrol deputies responded to the 800 block of Stroube Street in the community of El Rio, in reference to a call of a shooting victim.  When deputies arrived at the scene, they found a 16 year old male subject deceased from an apparent gunshot wound.


During the course of the investigation, detectives discovered that a group of gang members from Oxnard were responsible for the murder.  The suspects were identified as Christian Rodriguez, Jesus Morales, and Alejandro Cabrera.  Detectives obtained evidence that led to the arrests of Rodriguez, Morales and Cabrera.  All three suspects were charged with murder and are currently incarcerated at the Pre-Trial Detention Facility, awaiting court proceedings.


Anyone with information regarding this case is encouraged to call Sergeant Cary Peterson at (805) 384-4744 or Detective Albert Ramirez at (805) 384-4738.   




Prepared by:

Detective Albert Ramirez


Media Release Date:



Follow-Up Contact:

Sergeant Cary Peterson




Approved by:

Captain Chris Dunn

Special Services / Major Crimes Bureau



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).