News Story


Narcotics / Explosives Arrests
8/12/2015 8:05:00 PM


Nature of Incident:

Narcotics / Explosives Arrests

Report Number:

15-2013181 (Ventura County Sheriff's Office)

15-84971 (Oxnard Police Department)


1400 Block of Beverly Drive, City of Oxnard

Date & Time:

August 8, 2015  3:30 PM

Unit(s) Responsible:

Ventura County Narcotics Task Force, West County Street Team, Oxnard Police Department, Santa Paula Police Department


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

City of Residence


Jonathan Barbarine

Luis Adame









Information on marijuana sales led to the arrest of Jonathan Barbarine for sales of marijuana and being in possession of marijuana for sale.  During the service of the search warrant, homemade explosives were located inside the residence.  Luis Adame was arrested for possession of explosive devices. 


On August 5, 2015, narcotics detectives executed a search warrant on Barbarine as he left his residence in the city of Oxnard.  Barbarine was arrested for marijuana sales and possession of marijuana for sale.  During the service of the search warrant, detectives located over 5 pounds of marijuana inside the residence along with indicia of sales.  Also located were 5 homemade explosive devices inside a closet.  Detectives determined the explosive devices belonged to Adame. The Ventura County Sheriff's Bomb Unit responded to the residence and removed the explosive devices.  Adame was arrested for possession of the explosive devices.  Barbarine and Adame were booked into the Ventura County Jail the both cases were filed with the Ventura County District Attorney's Office.  Barbarine and Adame both posted bail and are awaiting arraignment.   


The West County Street Team is made up of Sheriff's Office, Santa Paula Police Department, and the Oxnard Police Department narcotics detectives working cooperatively in the investigation of narcotics offenses occurring in the western portion of Ventura County.



Prepared by:

Sergeant J. Hendren


Media Release Date:

August 12, 2015


Follow-Up Contact:

Detective James Langford



Approved by:

Captain Rothschiller



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).