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VCFJC Shelter for Healthcare Heroes - April 22, 2020


In response to the COVID-19 pandemic, the Ventura County Family Justice Center partners converted space into temporary, overflow housing for medical personnel from Ventura County Medical Center (VCMC). These six rooms will provide a place to rest and refresh for those needing to quarantine to protect their families.


District Attorney addresses response to COVID-19 pandemic - April 9, 2020

District Attorney addresses response to COVID-19 pandemic with important information about price gouging and victim services.


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NOTABLE CASES
2013 People v. Kenneth Powell, Katie Rose, and Paul Lascola

Three convicted and sentenced in real estate investment fraud scheme

The Ventura County District Attorney’s Office successfully prosecuted one of the largest real estate investment fraud schemes uncovered in the county involving victim losses exceeding $3 million.

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2012 People v. Calvin Sharp

Judge finds killer who used meat cleaver sane and sentences him to multiple life terms

In August 2007, Calvin Sharp chased down, attacked, and brutally killed a 6-year-old boy, Sev’n Molina, with a meat cleaver. When Sev’n’s mother, Sandra Ruiz, tried to stop the attack, Sharp attacked her as well, causing major life-long injuries. A neighbor, Diane Cox, also attempted to intervene and suffered serious injuries at the hands of Sharp.

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NEWS RELEASES
May 15, 2020

VENTURA, California –District Attorney Gregory D. Totten announced today that Gabrielle Root (DOB 4/14/93), of Ventura, has been charged with one misdemeanor count of providing false information to a police officer in violation of Vehicle Code section 31.

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April 24, 2020

VENTURA, California – District Attorney Gregory D. Totten announced today the filing of criminal charges against Neil L. Camenker (DOB 5/12/58), of Phoenix, Arizona.

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April 24, 2020

VENTURA, California – District Attorney Gregory D. Totten announced today that Rudolph Neidhardt (DOB 3/5/86), of Simi Valley, has been charged with the murder of Michael Majewski, which occurred on April 18, 2020, in Simi Valley. The complaint charges one count of murder and a special allegation that Neidhardt used a knife during the commission […]

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April 20, 2020

VENTURA, California – Fiscal del Distrito Gregory D. Totten anunció hoy que abril 19 – 25, 2020, es la Semana Nacional de los Derechos de Víctimas de Crimen.

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April 20, 2020

VENTURA, California – District Attorney Gregory D. Totten announced today that April 19 – 25, 2020, is National Crime Victims’ Rights Week.

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April 17, 2020

VENTURA, California – District Attorney Gregory D. Totten announced today that James Lee Beam (DOB 1/11/97), of Oxnard, has been charged with the murder of Sibyl Woodbury which occurred on April 9, 2020, in Oxnard. The complaint charges one count of murder and a special allegation that Beam used a knife during the commission of […]

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PUBLIC REPORTS
April 16, 2018

Report on the April 9, 2017 shooting of Jose Romero Gonzalez-Rendon by Santa Paula Police Department senior officer Matt Alonzo.

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February 22, 2017

Report on the December 16, 2015, shooting of Bryant Duncan by Ventura County Sheriff’s Deputy Leon Mah

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August 18, 2016

Report on the March 28, 2015, Shooting of Meagan Hockaday by Oxnard Police Officer Roger Garcia

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PUBLICATIONS
Ventura County District Attorney Term Report 2015-2018

District Attorney Report 2015-2018

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Real Estate Fraud Complaint Form – English

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Real Estate Fraud Complaint Form – Spanish

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Workers’ Compensation Fraud Complaint Form – English

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Workers’ Compensation Fraud Complaint form – Spanish

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Consumer Mediation Complaint Form

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ALERTS & ADVISORIES
Real Estate Fraud Complaint Form – English

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Real Estate Fraud Complaint Form – Spanish

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Fraudulent Rental Housing Listing Advisory

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Foreclosure & Loan Modification – English

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Foreclosure & Loan Modification – Spanish

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