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VIDEO GALLERY
Greg Totten on Our Ventura TV - March 5, 2015


DA Totten speaks with Our Ventura TV host, Bart Stern. Recorded December 2014.


News Conference Video - July 9, 2014

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NOTABLE CASES
2013 People v. Kenneth Powell, Katie Rose, and Paul Lascola

Three convicted and sentenced in real estate investment fraud scheme

The Ventura County District Attorney’s Office successfully prosecuted one of the largest real estate investment fraud schemes uncovered in the county involving victim losses exceeding $3 million.

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2012 People v. Calvin Sharp

Judge finds killer who used meat cleaver sane and sentences him to multiple life terms

In August 2007, Calvin Sharp chased down, attacked, and brutally killed a 6-year-old boy, Sev’n Molina, with a meat cleaver. When Sev’n’s mother, Sandra Ruiz, tried to stop the attack, Sharp attacked her as well, causing major life-long injuries. A neighbor, Diane Cox, also attempted to intervene and suffered serious injuries at the hands of Sharp.

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NEWS RELEASES
October 18, 2017

VENTURA, California – District Attorney Gregory D. Totten announced today that Alex Scott Roberts (DOB 07/13/95), of Simi Valley, pleaded guilty to six felony charges, including sexual battery by restraint, and five counts of attempted extortion.

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October 18, 2017

On Sunday, October 15, 2017, District Attorney Gregory D. Totten approved a request from the California Office of Emergency Services to send a team of three victim advocates from the District Attorney’s Crime Victim’s Assistance Unit to Las Vegas, Nevada.

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October 12, 2017

VENTURA, California – District Attorney Gregory D. Totten announced that the federal court has ruled in favor of the District Attorney and the County, terminating a civil lawsuit arising from the search and arrest of two employees of Santa Clara Waste Water Company.

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October 10, 2017

In the wake of the deadliest mass shooting in U.S. history, District Attorney Gregory D. Totten announced today that victim advocates from the Ventura County District Attorney’s Office are assisting the Nevada Attorney General’s office in coordinating a response to the more than 22,000 victims of this tragedy.

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October 9, 2017

VENTURA, California – District Attorney Gregory D. Totten announced today that William Fred White (DOB 11/02/56) was arrested on Friday in the city of Ventura for arranging to meet a child for the purposes of committing sexual acts.

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October 6, 2017

VENTURA, California – District Attorney Gregory D. Totten announced today that Charles Samuel Smith (DOB 11/17/49), of Camarillo, has been sentenced to nine years in prison for selling two airplane hangars that he did not own.

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PUBLIC REPORTS
February 22, 2017

Report on the December 16, 2015, shooting of Bryant Duncan by Ventura County Sheriff’s Deputy Leon Mah

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August 18, 2016

Report on the March 28, 2015, Shooting of Meagan Hockaday by Oxnard Police Officer Roger Garcia

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February 3, 2016

A Report on the Ventura County Medical Examiner Investigation

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PUBLICATIONS
Ventura County District Attorney Term Report 2014-2015

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Foreclosure and Loan Modification Advisory – English

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Foreclosure and Loan Modification Advisory – Spanish

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Real Estate Fraud Complaint Form – English

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Real Estate Fraud Complaint Form – Spanish

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Real Estate Related Education, Awareness and Fraud Prevention – English

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ALERTS & ADVISORIES
Fraudulent Rental Housing Listing Advisory

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Real Estate Fraud Complaint Form – English

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Real Estate Fraud Complaint Form – Spanish

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Real Estate Fraud Complaint Form – English

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Real Estate Fraud Complaint Form – Spanish

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Foreclosure & Loan Modification – English

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