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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
February 17, 2017

VENTURA, California – District Attorney Gregory D. Totten announced today that 54-year-old James Richard Schmitt (DOB 06/02/1962), a resident of Oxnard, was sentenced to one year in jail and five years of felony probation following his guilty plea last December to two felony charges of possession of child pornography.

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February 17, 2017

VENTURA, California – District Attorney Gregory D. Totten announced today that the Honorable Matthew Guasco sentenced Canyon Lake resident Patrick Iturra (DOB 7/27/70) to 365 days in jail for his role in a fraudulent foreclosure rescue business.

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February 16, 2017

VENTURA, California – District Attorney Gregory D. Totten warned today that county residents should be vigilant when using online listing services to secure rental housing.

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PRISONER RELEASE LETTERS
Amezcua, Jaime Mendez » View Letter
Camacho, Rudy Anthony » View Letter
Clark, Laquinta Nunez » View Letter
Ellison, Scott Cameron » View Letter
Estrada, Eric Alfred » View Letter
Fry, Joseph » View Letter
Hernandez, Luis » View Letter
McNeal, James » View Letter
Milner, Scott » View Letter
Moore, Jay » View Letter
Ogden, Gary Dean » View Letter
Orta, Frank » View Letter
Ortiz, Daniel Michael » View Letter
Rivera, Phillip Alamillo » View Letter
Salas, Shannon Gregory » View Letter
Stuart, Mark Clarence » View Letter
Sutton, Benjamin » View Letter

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PUBLIC REPORTS
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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December 30, 2015

Report on the July 28, 2012 Fatal Shooting of Edgar Garcia by Officer Hector Ramirez of the Santa Paula Police Department

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PUBLICATIONS
Real Estate Related Education, Awareness and Fraud Prevention – English

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Real Estate Related Education, Awareness and Fraud Prevention – Spanish

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Workers’ Compensation Fraud Complaint form – Spanish

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Workers’ Compensation Fraud Complaint Form – English

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Human Trafficking Poster 8.5×11 Spanish

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Human Trafficking Poster 8.5×11 English

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ALERTS & ADVISORIES
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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Foreclosure & Loan Modification – Spanish

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