Oxnard Officers Going After Drugs Find Elder Abuse

Saturday July 27, 2019

     Oxnard police say they've arrested a man on drug charges and also elder abuse.

   The SWAT Team raided a house Friday night in the 1300 block of Holly Avenue in Oxnard, ostensibly because they believed the residence had become a "drug house" involving ongoing narcotics activity.

   Police say they found a quantity of Methamphetamine, Heroin, and items consistent with illegal drug sales.

   But they also say they found something else, evidence that the suspect was financially and mentally abusing an elderly person for almost six months.

   Police arrested 47-year-old Christian Leanos of Oxnard on drug and elder abuse charges.

   They say their investigation is ongoing and anyone with information is asked to call Oxnard PD at (805) 385-7600, go Online at www.oxnardpd.org, or call Crime Stoppers at (800) 222-TIPS.