Report on the October 4, 2020, shooting of Austin Manzano by Ventura County Sheriff’s Deputies Robert Medina and Gregory Tougas.
District Attorney Erik Nasarenko announced today that Keith Eric Cook (DOB 04/26/88), of Camarillo, was sentenced to 42 years to life in prison. Cook was convicted by a jury on July 20, 2023, of felony robbery with personal use of a firearm, false imprisonment, and unlawful possession of a firearm by a prohibited person.
VENTURA, Calif. – District Attorney Erik Nasarenko announced today that Everardo Meza Alamillo (DOB 08/24/69), of Santa Paula, was sentenced in Ventura County Superior Court to two consecutive terms of life without the possibility of parole plus 10 years in prison. Alamillo was previously convicted by a jury on May 2, 2023, of two first-degree murder counts for the 1993 murders of his estranged wife, Adriana Meza, and her boyfriend, Armando Cauich Jr.
The Ventura County District Attorney’s Office announced today that Willis Nichols (DOB 03/15/03), of Oxnard, was ordered to stand trial for charges involving two separate shootings. Nichols has been charged with five felony counts including murder, for the shooting death of Adrian Sandoval.
District Attorney Erik Nasarenko announced today that charges were filed against Daniel Conklin Naumann (DOB 12/24/57), of Camarillo, for multiple felony counts of grand theft and theft of utility services. Naumann owns and operates Naumann Family Farms in Oxnard. He is also a publicly elected board member of the United Water Conservation District (United). For a portion of the charged offenses, Naumann was also an alternate board member of the Fox Canyon Groundwater Management Agency (Fox Canyon).
VENTURA, Calif. – The Ventura County District Attorney’s Office announced today that Christopher Keith Rayhogan (DOB 09/06/03), of Ventura, had his first arraignment appearance on August 15, 2023.
VENTURA, Calif. – The Ventura County District Attorney’s Office announced today that Alonzo Garcia (DOB 06/24/03), of Oxnard, was sentenced to 210 days in Ventura County Jail and placed on three years formal probation.
District Attorney Erik Nasarenko announced today that Jacob Jamal Steir (DOB 06/19/97), of Oxnard, entered a plea of guilty on August 10, 2023, to voluntary manslaughter and attempted murder for the 2017 shooting that killed Alexis Jean Lopez and injured one other. Steir also admitted to three special allegations involving prior crimes, including a strike offense.
The Ventura County District Attorney’s Office announced today that Nathaniel Wills (DOB 04/11/88), of Los Angeles, pled not guilty to second-degree murder, gross vehicular manslaughter while intoxicated, and other charges related to a deadly 2021 car crash in which Wills is accused of driving while under the influence of alcohol.
District Attorney Erik Nasarenko announced today that charges were filed against Christopher Michael Loza (DOB 11/21/76), of Winnetka, for two felony counts of communicating with a minor with the intent to commit sexual acts and arranging to meet a child for sexual acts.