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April 24, 2017

District Attorney Gregory D. Totten announced today that David Antonio Andrade-Ruiz (DOB 6/29/93), of Ojai, was sentenced to 13 years 8 months in state prison for committing gross vehicular manslaughter while intoxicated and fleeing the scene of the collision that killed one passenger who burned to death, caused another passenger to become paralyzed, and caused […]

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April 20, 2017

District Attorney Gregory D. Totten announced today that Jose Villalobos (DOB 6/17/86), of Oxnard, was sentenced to 21 years in state prison after a jury found him guilty of multiple crimes including robbery, attempted robbery and street terrorism.

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April 19, 2017

District Attorney Gregory D. Totten announced today that Jiuyin Cui (DOB 3/19/1953), of Rosemead, was sentenced to 8 years 8 months in state prison for his role in the criminal organization that transported Chinese women to various counties to engage in sex acts. Cui was also ordered to pay fines of $500,000 for human trafficking […]

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April 18, 2017

District Attorney Gregory D. Totten announced today that Sonny Curtis Ramos (DOB 10/20/79), of Oxnard, was sentenced to 8 years 4 months in state prison for driving under the influence of alcohol causing great bodily injury to two children, one who was under the age of five, and causing injury to a third child.

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April 18, 2017

District Attorney Gregory D. Totten announced today that Nathan Augustine (DOB 9/21/74), of Ventura, was sentenced to 32 months in state prison for the crime of brandishing of a knife and his admission to the allegation that the crime infringed upon the civil rights of the victim.

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April 14, 2017

District Attorney Gregory D. Totten announced today that Douglas Brian Edwards (DOB 09/10/1956), of Oxnard, pleaded no contest to misdemeanor violations for improperly storing incompatible chemicals, failing to provide proper personal protective devices to employees, and failing to update a hazardous materials inventory.

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April 5, 2017

District Attorney Gregory D. Totten announced today that Jerry Wang (DOB 6/4/1976), of Covina, was sentenced to 12 years 8 months in state prison for his role in the criminal organization that transported Chinese women to various counties to engage in sex acts. Wang was also ordered to pay fines in the amount of $500,000 for […]

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March 29, 2017

VENTURA, California – District Attorney Gregory D. Totten announced today that the week of April 2 – 8, 2017, is National Crime Victims’ Rights Week. Since its inception in 1981, National Crime Victims’ Rights Week has been a time to honor both crime victims and the advocates who fight for victims’ rights and services.

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March 29, 2017

District Attorney Gregory D. Totten announced today that Defeng Hu (DOB 7/4/1983), of San Gabriel, was sentenced to 11 years 4 months in state prison for her role in a criminal organization that transported Chinese women to various California counties to engage in sex acts for money. Hu was also ordered to pay fines of $500,000 […]

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March 27, 2017

VENTURA, California – District Attorney Gregory D. Totten announced today that Kathleen Rene Mills (DOB 10/25/65), of San Diego, has been sentenced to serve 24 months in jail for embezzling from car dealerships in Oxnard.

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