OXNARD (CBSLA.com) — A 29-year-old Oxnard man is behind bars accused of kidnapping his ex-girlfriend, child endangerment and possession of a firearm by an ex-felon, according to authorities.
Officers were dispatched Thursday to a residence in North Oxnard in response to a domestic violence call.
Authorities interviewed a 24-year-old woman who told them her ex-boyfriend, Brandon Rene Guerra, had forced his way into her vehicle.
She told police that Guerra forced her to drive around Oxnard against her will. The woman’s 4-year-old son was also in the car.
The woman — a resident of Camarillo — also told police Guerra was in possession of a firearm which he brandished during the alleged kidnapping.
Guerra was located Saturday around 2:20 a.m. during a traffic stop in the 2400 block of Hemlock Street. He was taken into custody without incident.
Police said they recovered a replica handgun in the vehicle.
Guerra was arrested for kidnapping, child endangerment, violation of a domestic violence restraining order, possession of a firearm by an ex-felon, and brandishing a firearm.
Anyone with information about this incident is asked to call Oxnard Police at (805) 385-7740.