News Story


Sheriff's Investigators Serve Gang Search Warrants in Oxnard Area
10/30/2012 7:00:00 PM


Nature of Incident:

Gang Search Warrants

Report Number:



Various locations, Oxnard, Ca.

Date & Time:

October 30, 2012

Unit Responsible:

Sheriff's Gang Unit/Sheriff's Major Crimes

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

City of Residence


Rudy Garcia

Oscar Puga

Albanely Garcia

Henry Najera











   During the early morning hours, investigators from the Sheriff's Gang Unit, Sheriff's Major Crimes Bureau, Sheriff's Narcotics Unit, Sheriff's Intelligence Unit, Thousand Oaks Police Department, Moorpark Police Department, and Fillmore Police Department served simultaneous search warrants at various locations in Oxnard regarding an open gang investigation. Evidence and information gathered from these search warrants will be used to further this investigation.


     As a result of these warrants, investigators made several arrests for unrelated crimes. Investigators arrested Rudy Garcia for being under the influence of a controlled substance and possession of drug paraphernalia. Investigators arrested Oscar Puga for possession for sales of marijuana. Investigators arrested Albanely Garcia for possession of over 1 ounce of marijuana and arrested Henry Najera for illegal gun transfer/possession and child endangerment.



Deputy Preparing Media Release:



Sergeant Billy Hester

Media Release Date:

October 30, 2012

Follow-Up Contact:

Sergeant Billy Hester, (805) 384-4727

Approved by:

Captain Chris Dunn


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).