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VIDEO GALLERY
Greg Totten on Our Ventura TV - March 5, 2015


DA Totten speaks with Our Ventura TV host, Bart Stern. Recorded December 2014.


News Conference Video - July 9, 2014

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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
September 21, 2017

District Attorney Gregory D. Totten announced today that William Lee Matzner, M.D. (DOB 12/31/58), of Simi Valley, was sentenced to five years’ felony probation and ordered to serve 270 days in jail as well as 250 hours community service after pleading guilty to unlawfully selling a controlled substance, oxycodone, in violation of Health & Safety […]

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September 21, 2017

District Attorney Gregory D. Totten announced today that Kenneth Douglas Griffin, Jr. (DOB 7/04/95), of Ventura, was sentenced to serve seven months in custody and placed on formal probation for three years for his role in causing a 2014 explosion at Santa Clara Waste Water Company (“SCWWC”) in Santa Paula, California. Numerous SCWWC employees as […]

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September 19, 2017

District Attorney Gregory D. Totten announced today that Percy Stanley (DOB 07/24/1989), of San Bernardino, pled guilty to pimping a minor. Sentencing is set for October 17, 2017, at 9:00 a.m., in the Ventura Superior Court, County of Ventura, courtroom 12. He is expected to receive a three-year prison sentence.

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September 19, 2017

District Attorney Gregory D. Totten announced today the filing of a 19-count felony complaint against Bridgette Loraine Gallo (DOB 12/19/74) and Richard Cory Neal (DOB 2/10/78), of Camarillo. The complaint alleges that the couple conspired together to commit grand theft by false pretenses by selling cars on Craigslist without disclosing that the cars were subject […]

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September 12, 2017

District Attorney Gregory D. Totten announced today that Andres Rodriguez (DOB 12/14/84), of Oxnard, pled guilty to first-degree murder with a special circumstance of kidnapping, premeditated and deliberate attempted murder, and admitted using a gun in the commission of all the crimes.

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September 11, 2017

VENTURA, California – District Attorney Gregory D. Totten announced today that many county residents have likely been affected by the Equifax data breach and advises that they consider appropriate steps to protect their personal data.

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PUBLIC REPORTS
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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February 3, 2016

A Report on the Ventura County Medical Examiner Investigation

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PUBLICATIONS
Ventura County District Attorney Term Report 2014-2015

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Foreclosure and Loan Modification Advisory – English

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Foreclosure and Loan Modification Advisory – Spanish

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Real Estate Fraud Complaint Form – English

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Real Estate Fraud Complaint Form – Spanish

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Real Estate Related Education, Awareness and Fraud Prevention – English

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ALERTS & ADVISORIES
Fraudulent Rental Housing Listing Advisory

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Real Estate Fraud Complaint Form – English

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Real Estate Fraud Complaint Form – Spanish

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Real Estate Fraud Complaint Form – English

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Real Estate Fraud Complaint Form – Spanish

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Foreclosure & Loan Modification – English

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