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March 19, 2019

VENTURA, California – District Attorney Gregory D. Totten announced today that Laureen Martinez (DOB 04/17/62), of Newbury Park, was sentenced by Judge Bruce Young to 18 months in the Ventura County jail, immediately followed by 30 months of supervised release.

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March 15, 2019

VENTURA, California – District Attorney Gregory D. Totten announced today that multiple defendants pled guilty on March 14, 2019, in separate auto insurance fraud cases prosecuted by the Auto Insurance Fraud Unit of the Ventura County District Attorney’s Office.

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March 15, 2019

VENTURA, California – District Attorney Gregory D. Totten announced today that Theodore Rath (DOB 11/22/83), of Moorpark, a Los Angeles Rams strength and conditioning coach, was arraigned on three counts of misdemeanor sexual battery.

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March 14, 2019

VENTURA, California – District Attorney Gregory D. Totten announced today that Maria De Jesus Lopez (DOB 2/13/74), of Oxnard, pled guilty to one felony count of conspiracy to destroy and conceal evidence.

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March 14, 2019

VENTURA, California –District Attorney Gregory D. Totten announced today that he is “deeply disappointed by Governor Newsom’s decision to impose a moratorium on imposition of the death penalty in California.

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March 4, 2019

VENTURA, California – District Attorney Gregory D. Totten announced today that Judge Anthony Sabo sentenced Mark Semlinger (DOB 08/15/76) of Simi Valley to 13 years 8 months in the California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation.

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March 1, 2019

VENTURA, California – District Attorney Gregory D. Totten announced today that Georgia Casey (DOB 10/30/1986), of Ventura, was sentenced to eight years four months in the California Department of Rehabilitation and Corrections.

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February 25, 2019

VENTURA, California –District Attorney Gregory D. Totten announced today that Gale Hartman (DOB 03/14/1938) pled no contest to four felony counts of grand theft.

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February 22, 2019

VENTURA, California – District Attorney Gregory D. Totten announced today that David Romero (DOB 10/04/90), of Ventura, was found guilty by jury of rape, aggravated kidnapping and infliction of injury on a dating partner.

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February 21, 2019

VENTURA, California – District Attorney Gregory D. Totten announced today that Mark Martinez (DOB 12/02/82), of Santa Paula, was found guilty of first-degree murder and shooting at an inhabited dwelling for the shooting death of Norma Elizalde, of Santa Paula, which occurred on March 29, 2014.

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