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District Attorney Erik Nasarenko announced today that Jacob Anthony Caliboso (DOB 04/25/99), of Oxnard, was sentenced on June 11, 2024, to 30 years to life in prison—the maximum sentence allowed by law—for the 2020 deaths of Elva Andrade and Nevaeh Gomez. Caliboso was previously convicted by a jury on April 30, 2024, of two counts of second-degree murder.

District Attorney Erik Nasarenko announced today that Jose Alberto Salazar (DOB 10/29/94), of Oxnard, has been charged with the murder of a 17-year-old juvenile. Salazar also faces charges of shooting at an occupied vehicle and felon in possession of a firearm, and an enhancement for personally and intentionally discharging a firearm causing death.

Ventura County District Attorney Erik Nasarenko announced that Loay Abdel Fattah Alnaji (DOB 05/06/73), of Moorpark, pled not guilty to all charges at today’s information arraignment. Alnaji is charged with felony involuntary manslaughter, felony battery causing serious bodily injury, and the special allegation that he personally inflicted great bodily injury.

District Attorney Erik Nasarenko announced today that two juveniles who robbed a woman at gunpoint have been found responsible for their crimes. Both were charged with second-degree armed robbery. One of the juveniles was also charged with the special allegation that he personally used a firearm while threatening the victim. A Contest was held for juvenile defendant 1 on June 6, 2024. Judge Inumerable sustained the petition as to the armed robbery charge and found true the special allegation. Juvenile defendant 2 entered an admission to his armed robbery charge on May 15, 2024. “The victim in this case showed incredible bravery during the robbery and while testifying in court,” Deputy District Attorney Heather Sweatman said. “The judge’s ruling demonstrates that individuals who victimize our community will be held accountable, regardless of their age.”

The Ventura County Sheriff’s Office and Ventura County District Attorney’s Office Bureau of Investigation will be hosting a community presentation to share required annual military equipment reports with the public. All Ventura County residents are welcome to attend. Community Presentation Details:Date: Wednesday, June 12, 2024Where: Camarillo Police Department – 3701 Las Posas Rd, Camarillo, CA 93010When: 2:00 p.m.

The Ventura County District Attorney’s Office announced today that Bronson Schreiber (DOB 04/20/95), of Thousand Oaks, was sentenced on June 6, 2024, to 1 year 4 months state prison. Schreiber previously pled guilty on March 15, 2024, to two felony counts of possessing and distributing child sexual abuse material (CSAM). He also admitted to the special allegation that he possessed more than 600 of these images. Along with the prison sentence, Schreiber is required to be a lifetime sex offender registrant.

Ventura County District Attorney Erik Nasarenko announced today that Edgar Rodriguez Ruelas (DOB 03/24/82), of Woodland Hills, was sentenced on June 5, 2024, to 32 years to life plus an additional 21 years in state prison, the maximum sentence allowed by law. He was previously convicted by a jury on May 2, 2024, of five felony counts related to assaults on women in their homes or on hiking trails, in Thousand Oaks, and Oak Park. “Thanks to the five brave women who faced Ruelas in court, he will hopefully never be free to attack again,” Senior Deputy District Attorney Brent Nibecker said. “While we cannot replace the sense of security he took, I hope this life sentence delivers the justice they so richly deserve.”

District Attorney Erik Nasarenko announced today that Gilbert Villanueva (DOB 11/20/94), of Ventura, was sentenced to 25 years to life in prison for the 2012 murder of 14-year-old Joshua Angel Burciaga. Villanueva pled guilty on May 3, 2024, to one count of first-degree murder. He also admitted to the special allegation that the crime was committed for the benefit of a criminal street gang.

The Ventura County and Santa Barbara County District Attorney’s Offices announced today that they have filed a civil case against The Kroger Co. in Santa Barbara Superior Court alleging violations of California’s false advertising and unfair competition laws. Kroger operates numerous grocery stores in California under familiar names such as Ralph’s, Food 4 Less, and Foods Co. The complaint alleges that Kroger falsely advertised the calorie content of its Carbmaster bread products, from approximately November 2018, to at least June 2022. During that time, Kroger prominently advertised on the front packaging of Carbmaster Wheat and Carbmaster White breads that they contained 30 calories per slice, when in fact they are alleged to have contained 50 calories or more.

District Attorney Erik Nasarenko announced today that Barry Don Fike (DOB 09/05/55), of Fillmore, pled guilty on May 29, 2024, to two felony counts: sending harmful matter to a child, and arranging a meeting with a minor for a lewd purpose. Fike was a minister at Fillmore Church of Christ, and previously taught at Oaks Christian High School and Pepperdine University.

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