Cold Case Wanted Persons

The Oxnard Police Department has cold case homicides where the suspect has been identified and where there is an active Felony Arrest Warrant for their arrest in the case. There are also composite drawing of suspects in the cases.

Oftentimes, when a person is wanted for homicide, they flee in an effort to avoid arrest and prosecution. These individuals often change their identity, their appearance, and may even flee the country. We seek the public's help in locating these individuals so that the cases can progress through the court system.

If you know the location of any of these individuals

CALL LAW ENFORCEMENT IMMEDIATELY!

DO NOT ATTEMPT TO CONTACT OR TRY TO APPREHEND THE INDIVIDUAL.

OPD Case 00-14575 - The murder of Artemio Martinez

In July 2000, 43-year old Artemo Martinez and Eugenio Morales Ortiz were drinking alcohol inside a motel room at the Del Playa Inn, located in the 700 block of Hueneme Rd. At some point the men argued and Ortiz struck Martinez. Martinez fell, striking his head on a refrigerator and injuring him. A short time later emergency medical personnel were called to assist Martinez because he was having difficulty breathing. After medical personnel arrived, they pronounced Martinez deceased. In February 2003, a Felony Arrest Warrant was issued for Eugenio Morales Ortiz for Involuntary Manslaughter. This is still an active Arrest Warrant.


Eugenio Morales Ortiz - 46 years old

Hispanic male, 5'6" tall, 160 pounds, black hair, brown eyes

Warrant # 1083475


If you know of Ortiz's whereabouts, CALL LAW ENFORCEMENT IMMEDIATELY! DO NOT CONTACT OR TRY TO APPREHEND ORTIZ!

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OPD Case 81-07829 - The murder of Gregory Masson

In May 1981, the body of 28-year old Gregory Masson was found in Room #7 of the Lemon Tree Motel, in the 500 block of Meta St. Detectives learned that Masson had been shot and killed while inside of the motel room. Witnesses reported hearing gunshots earlier that morning. Composite sketches of two persons of interest in this case were obtained from witnesses.

If you know the identity of either of these suspects identity, CALL LAW ENFORCEMENT IMMEDIATELY! DO NOT CONTACT OR TRY TO APPREHEND THESE PEOPLE!

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OPD Case 80-10527 - The murder of Fameka Myers aka: Kim Brown

In June 1980, Oxnard Police officers responded to a call of a stabbing victim at the Plaza Marina Motel. Officers located 19-year old Fameka Myers bleeding in one of the motel rooms. Witnesses described hearing an argument from inside the motel room and then seeing a Hispanic male the room. This male had blood on his clothing and was in possession of a knife. A composite sketch of the suspect was obtained from witnesses.

If you know this suspect's identity, CALL LAW ENFORCEMENT IMMEDIATELY! DO NOT CONTACT OR TRY TO APPREHEND THIS PERSON!

Composite drawing of suspect in Fameka Myers homicide

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OPD Case 78-08292 - The murder of Carlos Chavoya

In May 1978, 31-year old Carlos Chavoya and his friend were both shot in the 100 block of East Seventh St. at the Nopalito Cafe. Chavoya died as a result of his injuries and the friend survived his injuries. The surviving victim identified the shooter by the nickname of "Pajaro". "Pajaro" was in the company of "Golondrino" and Antonio Carrillo when the shooting occurred. Detectives tentatively identified "Pajaro" as Mario Ceja, but that name may have been an alias, due to the fact that "Pajaro" had been in the United States illegally. "Pajaro" fled Oxnard for Los Angeles after the shooting.

Detectives would like to speak to Mario Ceja aka: "Pajaro". In 1978 "Pajaro" was described as a Hispanic male, 28-29 years of age, 5'7"-5'8" tall, 140 pounds, with black hair and brown eyes. The only known information was that "Pajaro" was married to a woman named Cathy and they had two male children. The family lived in the 5200 block of Squires Dr., Oxnard.

If you have any information regarding the whereabouts of "Pajaro" aka: Mario Ceja, please contact the Oxnard Police Department at (805) 385-8174 or coldcase@oxnardpd.org.

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OPD Case 77-10952 - The murder of Javier Hermosillo

In June 1977, An Oxnard Police officer was dispatched to a call of a man down in the 200 block of West Wooley Rd. The officer located 34-year old Javier Hermosillo on the ground. Hermosillo had sustained a gunshot wound to the chest and was declared deceased. Detectives located witnesses who provided information that Cristino Ramirez Rubalcaba was the person who shot and killed Hermosillo. Detectives found additional evidence to support this information. Investigators believe that after the shooting Rubalcaba fled the United States and entered Mexico. A Felony Arrest Warrant was issued for Cristino Ramirez Rubalcaba for Murder. This is still an active Arrest Warrant.


Cristino Ramirez Rubalcaba - 80 years old

Hispanic male, 5'6" tall, 180 pounds, black hair, brown eyes

Warrant # 42


If you know of Rubalcaba's whereabouts, CALL LAW ENFORCEMENT IMMEDIATELY! DO NOT CONTACT OR TRY TO APPREHEND RUBALCABA !

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