January 24, 2022

VENTURA, California – District Attorney Erik Nasarenko announced today that Nathan James Olivares (DOB 03/27/02), of Fillmore, has been charged with causing an explosion in the backyard of a residence in Moorpark. Investigators also discovered that Olivares had attempted to ignite a vehicle with an explosive device in the same …

January 19, 2022

VENTURA, California – District Attorney Erik Nasarenko announced today that Jesus Manuel Calles (DOB 06/27/92), of Santa Barbara, was arrested and taken into custody for the December 18, 2021, collision that resulted in the death of 18-year-old Juan Morales and injuries to Rodolfo Carbajal and Daniel Bernal Morales.

January 5, 2022

VENTURA, California – District Attorney Erik Nasarenko announced today that Judge Anthony Sabo sentenced Tim Ray Gautier (DOB 06/21/65), of Thousand Oaks, to 50 years to life in prison for the murder of his wife, Gina Gautier, on January 11, 2021.

January 4, 2022

VENTURA, California – District Attorney Erik Nasarenko announced today that Fruit Growers Supply (FGS), an agricultural retail supply company located in Santa Paula, settled an unlawful pesticide sales case for $625,000. FGS sold restricted pesticides to non-permitted users 317 times between January 1, 2019, and November 4, 2020.

December 30, 2021

VENTURA, California – Ventura County District Attorney Erik Nasarenko announced today that case filings of DUI-related traffic fatalities were at the highest level in 10 years and warned the public not to drink and drive as the holiday weekend approaches.