News Story


Oxnard - Man Arrested for Marijuana Sales at Local Motel
12/5/2013 6:00:00 PM


Nature of Incident:

Marijuana Sales Arrest

Report Number:



Oxnard Blvd at Gonzales Rd, Oxnard

Date & Time:

12-5-2013, 1800 hours

Unit(s) Responsible:

Sheriff's Narcotics Bureau, West County Street Team, Oxnard Police Dept.

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

City of Residence


Steve Morris

Fortuna, Ca



During a narcotics investigation, Morris was found to be in possession of marijuana packaged for sale.


Sheriff's narcotics investigators received information of a subject bringing high-grade marijuana to Ventura County from Humboldt County in Northern California. The subject was identified as Steven Morris, a resident of Fortuna, Ca. On 12-5-2013, detectives observed Morris in the City of Oxnard and contacted him. During the search of Morris' vehicle, high-grade marijuana, packaged for sale, was found.  A follow-up search of Morris' motel room revealed additional marijuana. Total seized marijuana was approximately 3.5 pounds, with an estimated street value in excess of $14,000.00.


Morris was booked into the Sheriff's Main Jail with a bail set at $20,000.00



Prepared by:

Sergeant Mike Horne


Media Release Date:



Follow-Up Contact:

Captain Don Aguilar



Approved by:

Captain Luis Obregon



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).