January 23, 2023

On Monday, January 23, Congresswoman Julia Brownley presented a check for $640,000 to the County of Ventura to expand crime victim services and resources in Oxnard and Port Hueneme. The money will help with the expansion of the Ventura County Family Justice Center, a program administered by the Ventura County …

January 17, 2023

District Attorney Erik Nasarenko announced today that Rotherie Durell Foster (DOB 11/03/85), of Camarillo, has been charged with the murder of Jose Velasquez. Foster is scheduled to be arraigned on Wednesday, January 18, 2023, at 1:30 p.m. in courtroom 13 of the Ventura County Superior Court. District Attorney Erik Nasarenko …

January 13, 2023

The Ventura County District Attorney’s Office is reviewing a case submitted to our office, involving the disappearance and murder of Jose Velasquez. Ventura County Sheriff Jim Fryhoff and District Attorney Erik Nasarenko will hold a joint news conference on Wednesday, January 18, 2023, at noon.

January 10, 2023

District Attorney Erik Nasarenko will be publicly sworn into office on January 11, 2023, at the Museum of Ventura County. During his remarks, Nasarenko will address the alarming increase in fentanyl-based case filings seen in Ventura County, which have risen 3,428 percent in three years.

December 30, 2022

District Attorney Erik Nasarenko is warning the public against driving while impaired by drugs or alcohol as the holiday weekend approaches. In 2022, over 2,600 DUI related cases were submitted to the Ventura County District Attorney’s office by law enforcement. While the overall DUI numbers have edged down slightly compared …