News Story


Oxnard - Sheriff's Gang Unit Seizes Guns, Arrests Convicted Felon
5/12/2014 8:00:00 AM


Nature of Incident:

Felon in Possession of Firearms arrest

Report Number:



Oxnard, CA

Date & Time:

5/9/2014 @ 5:00 PM

Unit(s) Responsible:

Sheriff's Gang Unit

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

City of Residence


Jesus Antonio 'Tony' Solis




As part of an on-going investigation, The Sheriff's Gang Unit served a search warrant at the home of Jesus 'Tony' Solis in the City of Oxnard.  During the search warrant, 2 loaded handguns were recovered along with over 100 rounds of ammunition.  The Ventura County Sheriff's Bomb Squad responded to the location when numerous illegal mortar style fireworks were also discovered at the residence.


Jesus Solis was arrested in 2008 for a robbery that occurred in the City of Oxnard. As part of his felony conviction in 2010, Jesus was prohibited from owning or possessing firearms.  Jesus is also a member of a tagging crew, which is affiliated with a local criminal street gang.


Jesus was booked in the Ventura County Jail on 2 counts of a felon in possession of a firearm and a single count of felon in possession of ammunition.  Jesus was released on $60,000 bail.



Prepared by:

Detective Brian Slominski


Media Release Date:



Follow-Up Contact:

Detective Brian Slominski (805) 654-2856


Approved by:

Captain Patti Salas



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).