News Story


Oxnard Gang Member Arrested For Assault Rifle
1/5/2017 9:46:00 PM


Nature of Incident:

Assault Rifle / High Capacity Magazine Arrest

Report Number:

17-1581 (Ventura County Sheriff's Office)

17-1116 (Oxnard Police Department)


300 block of Gibralter Street, City of Oxnard

Date & Time:

January 4, 2017  7:00 PM

Unit(s) Responsible:

Ventura County Sheriff's Office, Oxnard Police Department

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

City of Residence


Juan Davalos






On January 4, 2017, Investigators received information about a criminal street gang associate possessing an assault rifle in the City of Oxnard.  The investigation led to the seizure of a loaded assault rifle, a high capacity magazine and the arrest of Juan Davalos.    


On January 4, 2017 Investigators with the Ventura County Sheriff's Office Special Crimes Unit and the Oxnard Police Department learned Juan Davalos, who is an Oxnard criminal street gang associate, was in possession of an assault rifle.  Investigators began an investigation and obtained a search warrant to search Davalos' residence in the 300 block of Gibralter Street in the City of Oxnard.  The Oxnard Police Department Special Enforcement Unit along with the Violent Crimes Unit executed the search warrant at the residence.  A search of the residence revealed an assault rifle with a loaded high capacity magazine.  Davalos was taken into custody without incident and booked into the Ventura County Jail for a warrant on an unrelated case.  Investigators arrested Davalos for the weapons charges, but released him pending further forensic analysis.



Prepared by:

Sergeant J. Hendren


Media Release Date:

January 5, 2017


Follow-Up Contact:

Detective Jeremy Bramlette  805-384-4771


Approved by:

Captain Robert Thomas



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).