Report on the Fatal Shooting of Armando Nava by Oxnard Police Officer Derek Stephens on August 21, 2005
Report on the Fatal Shooting of Scott Osler by Ventura County Sheriff Deputies Dave Sparks and Victor Medina on July 26, 2005
Brenda and Dennis Willingham operated both Sunshine Fresh Produce, a strawberry brokering business, and Willingham Farms, a strawberry farming business, in the city of Oxnard.
Diaz, who had three prior convictions for robbery, molested a 13-year-old girl over a one and a half year period. In 1996, this case became the first “Three Strikes” filed in Ventura County.
Dubbed the “Ojai Rapist,” Kevin Malone entered the homes of various women in Ojai between December 1993 and September 1994. The defendant would enter a victim’s home, tie the victim up, and then proceed to rape and orally copulate them.
On January 26, 1992, Genoveva Gonzalez was kidnapped by the defendant and two other individuals. Following the kidnapping, she was savagely raped and then shot three times in the face at point blank range. Her body was left in an Oxnard drainage ditch.
Frank Cockrell and Wayne Fleischer orchestrated a securities fraud scam based on Cockrell’s claimed net worth of $225 million which was predicated on worthless oil and gas royalties.
In 1988, the defendant sexually assaulted a 27-year-old female at night in the Oxnard/Port Hueneme area. She escaped and called police, but the defendant got away before police arrived. A short time later, Davis saw Dawn Holman, 20, in front of a grocery store in Oxnard.
In January of 1982, the badly beaten body of Theresa Felton was discovered in her car adjacent to her residence at the Dakota Apartments in Ventura. George Zack, a former boyfriend, became a prime suspect when investigators were able to match a bloody heel print from the scene of the crime with boots Zack had owned.
On December 21, 1958, Elizabeth “Ma” Duncan hired Lewis Estrada Moya and Augustine Baldonado to murder her daughter-in-law, Olga Duncan. Moya and Baldonado kidnapped and buried her alive in a shallow grave along Highway 150 in Ventura County.