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Oxnard gang member arrested for carjackings

Manuel Martinez, 20, was arrested in connection with a string of armed robberies and carjacking incidents over a three-week period in Oxnard.

June 17, 2011 12:00:00 AM PDT
Oxnard police have arrested a suspect in a string of armed robberies and carjackings over a three-week period, but they're still looking for at least one more suspect.

Manuel Martinez, 20, a known Oxnard gang member, was arrested at about 7 p.m. Thursday. Martinez was taken into custody at his home, where police said they found the wallet of one of his alleged victims.

He was also charged with two robberies from late March. Martinez had been released from Folsom Prison in April.

If you have any information regarding this case, you can call Crime Stoppers at (800) 222-TIPS or (800) 222-8477.