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December 5, 2019

District Attorney Gregory D. Totten announced today that Antonio Magana (DOB 01/29/96), of Santa Paula, was sentenced to 27 years to life in prison by Judge David Worley. On October 11, 2019, Magana pled guilty to one count of first-degree willful, deliberate and premeditated murder for the 2014 slaying of his pregnant girlfriend Ashley Moran […]

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December 4, 2019

District Attorney Gregory D. Totten announced today that Marcela Magana Ruiz (DOB 10/03/72), of Santa Paula, has been charged with the felony crimes of arson of an inhabited structure or property and child abuse in connection with a fire that occurred on December 1, 2019, at a residence in Santa Paula.

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November 22, 2019

District Attorney Gregory D. Totten announced today that Graciela Medina-Montes (DOB 9/6/1952), of Santa Paula, pled guilty to two counts of felony auto insurance fraud.

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November 7, 2019

District Attorney Gregory D. Totten announced today that on November 5, 2019, Gregorio Santacruz (DOB 3/12/79), of Oxnard, pled guilty to three counts of lewd conduct with a child under 14 years old and one count of continuous sexual abuse of a child under the age of 14.

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November 13, 2019

VENTURA, California – District Attorney Gregory D. Totten announced today that Judge Kent Kellegrew granted the District Attorney’s motion to amend two Oxnard gang injunctions.

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November 7, 2019

District Attorney Gregory D. Totten announced today that on November 5, 2019, Gregorio Santacruz (DOB 3/12/79), of Oxnard, pled guilty to three counts of lewd conduct with a child under 14 years old and one count of continuous sexual abuse of a child under the age of 14.

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November 7, 2019

District Attorney Gregory D. Totten announced today that Gary Daniel (DOB 09/21/1978), of Oxnard, was sentenced to six years in state prison for possessing child pornography at a time he was required to register as a sex offender.

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November 4, 2019

VENTURA, California – District Attorney Gregory D. Totten announced today that, for the ninth consecutive year, the Ventura County District Attorney’s Office was awarded a special DUI Vertical Prosecution Grant from the California Office of Traffic Safety.

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November 4, 2019

VENTURA, California – District Attorney Gregory D. Totten announced today that on October 30, 2019, a jury convicted Cory Fletcher (DOB 2/16/1972), of Oxnard, of 12 counts of felony burglary, including four first-degree residential burglaries, one burglary of an uninhabited house, and seven burglaries of schools throughout Ventura County.

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October 23, 2019

VENTURA, California –District Attorney Gregory D. Totten announced today that on October 23, 2019, a felony complaint was filed against Amalia Marie Utz (DOB 3/8/72), of Oak Park.

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