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VIDEO GALLERY
What does the District Attorney do? - April 11, 2019


Whiteboard animation explaining the roles and responsibilities of the District Attorney’s Office.


Greg Totten and Rachael Watkins on Our Ventura TV - October 23, 2018

Greg Totten and Rachael Watkins speak with Sandra Siepak of Our Ventura TV.


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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
June 14, 2019

VENTURA, California – District Attorney Gregory D. Totten announced today that a series of survivors support group meetings will begin June 20, 2019, for those who were present at the Borderline Bar and Grill the night of the shooting on November 7, 2018. The national nonprofit organization, Give an Hour™, will be hosting these important […]

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June 14, 2019

District Attorney Gregory D. Totten announced today the arrests of Riverside County residents James Anthony Rojas (DOB 1/11/1957) and Yvonne Georganna Martinez (DOB 2/14/1953). Rojas is charged with one felony count of foreclosure consultant fraud and six felony counts of recording a false instrument. Martinez is charged with two felony counts of recording a false […]

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June 14, 2019

VENTURA, California – District Attorney Gregory D. Totten announced today that Daniel Livingstone (DOB 12/07/87), aka Dakota Livingstone, of Simi Valley, was sentenced on June 13, 2019, to 365 days in Ventura County jail, five years of formal probation, ordered to pay restitution, and other terms, after pleading guilty to one count of grand theft, […]

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June 13, 2019

VENTURA, California –District Attorney Gregory D. Totten announced today Anthony Wearing (DOB 9/19/89), of Oxnard, was charged with felony forcible digital penetration and sexual battery by restraint.

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June 12, 2019

VENTURA, California – District Attorney Gregory D. Totten announced today that Howard Novak (DOB 03/08/54), of Simi Valley, was found guilty by jury of voluntary manslaughter with personal use of a knife for the killing of his stepson, Kelly Hughes, age 28.

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June 11, 2019

VENTURA, California –District Attorney Gregory D. Totten announced today that Professor McKale Antonious (08/16/67), of Sylmar, was found guilty by jury of misdemeanor sexual battery.

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PUBLIC REPORTS
April 16, 2018

Report on the April 9, 2017 shooting of Jose Romero Gonzalez-Rendon by Santa Paula Police Department senior officer Matt Alonzo.

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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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PUBLICATIONS
Ventura County District Attorney Term Report 2011-2014

VCDA_Term_Report_2011-2014

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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

Real-Estate-Fraud-Complaint-Form_English 1.2019

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Real Estate Fraud Complaint Form – Spanish

Real-Estate-Fraud-Complaint-Form_Spanish 1.2019

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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

Real-Estate-Fraud-Complaint-Form_English 1.2019

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Real Estate Fraud Complaint Form – Spanish

Real-Estate-Fraud-Complaint-Form_Spanish 1.2019

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Foreclosure & Loan Modification – English

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