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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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September 26, 2019

VENTURA, California –District Attorney Gregory D. Totten announced today that following review by the Conviction Integrity Unit, his office will seek to dismiss a robbery conviction involving Jose Perez.

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September 25, 2019

VENTURA, California – District Attorney Gregory D. Totten announced today that its Consumer Protection Unit settled a civil law enforcement action against Cars 4 Causes Corporation, a vehicle-donation organization headquartered in Ventura.

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September 17, 2019

19-114 Spears (Brucker) Declined Charges District Attorney Gregory D. Totten announced today that criminal charges will not be filed against James Spears, of Westlake Village.

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September 16, 2019

19-113 Arcturus (KWold) Settlement District Attorney Gregory D. Totten announced today the settlement of a civil law enforcement action against Arcturus Manufacturing (Arcturus).

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