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VIDEO GALLERY
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.


Ventura County Family Justice Center - June 15, 2018


Ventura County Family Justice Center.


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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 14, 2019

VENTURA, California – District Attorney Gregory D. Totten announced today that Kenneth Maxwell Baron (DOB 05/17/87), of Oak Park, was sentenced to serve 10 years 4 months in state prison.

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February 1, 2019

VENTURA, California – District Attorney Gregory D. Totten announced today that Yvonne L. Martin (DOB 03/13/1951), a former Newbury Park resident currently living in Las Vegas, pled guilty on February 1, 2019, to 15 felony counts of grand theft and forgery.

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January 25, 2019

VENTURA, California – District Attorney Gregory D. Totten announced today that Daniel John Marcus (DOB 05/30/1986), of Ventura, was convicted by a jury of inflicting corporal injury on a cohabitant, dissuading a witness by force or violence, and false imprisonment.

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January 25, 2019

VENTURA, California – District Attorney Gregory D. Totten announced today that Judge Manuel Covarrubias sentenced Maryann Salazar (DOB 7/16/1991), a transient, to 261 days in the Ventura County jail, 48 months of formal probation and 52 weeks of child abuse classes for child endangerment and obstructing a peace officer.

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January 17, 2019

VENTURA, California – District Attorney Gregory D. Totten announced today that Daniel Alvarez (DOB 3/25/1993), of Oxnard, was sentenced to life without the possibility of parole by Judge Ryan Wright.

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January 14, 2019

District Attorney Gregory D. Totten announced today that Charles Ruben (DOB 9/13/1951), formerly of Simi Valley, pled guilty to a felony violation of Insurance Code section 1871.4(a)(1)—making a fraudulent statement of a material fact for the purpose of obtaining workers’ compensation benefits.

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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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