During the month of April, 2021, the Oxnard Police Department Drug Enforcement Unit (DEU) began an investigation into Max Castro, 41 years, Oxnard resident, regarding the sales and trafficking of Fentanyl in the City of Oxnard. Additionally, Castro is currently on Post Release Community Supervision (PRCS) for transportation of narcotics. DEU Detectives developed enough evidence to obtain a search warrant for narcotics sales.
On April 20, 2021, with the assistance of SEU Officers, Castro was located in the City of Port Hueneme. After Castro was detained, SEU Officers and DEU Detectives served a search warrant at his residence located in the 600 block of Evergreen Lane. During a search of the residence, detectives located a plastic zip-lock bag containing a large quantity of Fentanyl and evidence of narcotics sales. Detectives also located small amounts of Fentanyl and Methamphetamine packaged for sale.
Max Castro was arrested for possession for sale of Fentanyl, a Felony, and a violation of his Post Release Community Supervision.