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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
October 14, 2019

VENTURA, California – District Attorney Gregory D. Totten announced today that Salvador Banales (DOB 10/08/49), of Oxnard, was sentenced to 78 years 8 months to life in prison on October 11, 2019, by Judge Gilbert Romero.

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October 11, 2019

VENTURA, California – District Attorney Gregory D. Totten announced today that Antonio Magana (DOB 1/29/1996), of Santa Paula, pled guilty to one count of first-degree willful, deliberate and premeditated murder for the 2014 slaying of his pregnant girlfriend Ashley Moran in Obregon Park.

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October 10, 2019

VENTURA, California – District Attorney Gregory D. Totten announced today that former Santa Clara Waste Water Company Human Resources Manager Marlene Faltemier (DOB 1/13/65) was sentenced earlier today for her role in a November 2014 explosion at 815 Mission Rock Road in Santa Paula that injured numerous employees and first responders, and for the subsequent […]

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October 8, 2019

VENTURA, California – District Attorney Gregory D. Totten announced today that his Consumer and Environmental Protection Unit, in conjunction with the District Attorney’s Offices of Kern, Los Angeles and Santa Barbara Counties, have obtained a $464,000 stipulated final judgment against California Resources Corporation (CRC), based in Los Angeles.

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October 3, 2019

VENTURA, California – District Attorney Gregory D. Totten announced today that Alfredo Gonzalez (DOB: 01/12/59), of Simi Valley, pled guilty to the unlawful killing of a protected mammal, a mountain lion known as P-38, and to vandalism of its GPS collar.

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October 2, 2019

VENTURA, California – District Attorney Gregory D. Totten announced today that Gary Daniel (DOB 09/21/1978) of Oxnard, was found guilty of possessing child pornography at a time when he was required to register as a sex offender.

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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
Real Estate Fraud Complaint Form – English

Real Estate Fraud Complaint Form – English 8.2019 (fillable)

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Real Estate Fraud Complaint Form – Spanish

Real Estate Fraud Complaint Form – Spanish 8.2019 (fillable)

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Workers’ Compensation Fraud Complaint Form – English

Workers Comp Fraud Complaint Form – English 8.2019 (fillable)

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Workers’ Compensation Fraud Complaint form – Spanish

Workers Comp Fraud Complaint Form – Spanish 8.2019 (fillable)

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Consumer Mediation Complaint Form

Consumer Fraud Form 8.2019 fillable

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Child Abduction Recovery Unit Complaint Form – Spanish

UNIDAD DE SECUESTRO INFANTIL Y RECUPERACION FORMULARIO DE DEMANDA

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ALERTS & ADVISORIES
Real Estate Fraud Complaint Form – English

Real Estate Fraud Complaint Form – English 8.2019 (fillable)

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Real Estate Fraud Complaint Form – Spanish

Real Estate Fraud Complaint Form – Spanish 8.2019 (fillable)

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Fraudulent Rental Housing Listing Advisory

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Foreclosure & Loan Modification – English

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Foreclosure & Loan Modification – Spanish

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