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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
November 22, 2017

VENTURA, California – District Attorney Gregory D. Totten announced today that Governor Jerry Brown has issued a full and unconditional pardon to Craig Coley and that Coley has been released from prison.

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November 20, 2017

Ventura, California – Ventura County District Attorney Gregory D. Totten and Simi Valley Police Chief David M. Livingstone announced today that they are supporting the clemency petition of Craig Richard Coley, aged 70.

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November 17, 2017

VENTURA, California – District Attorney Gregory D. Totten announced today that Carlos Chavez (DOB 09/21/88), of Oxnard, and Joseph Raymond Valenzuela (DOB 11/19/78), of Santa Paula, were sentenced to two years in county jail, followed by 18 months of supervised release. Earlier this year, both Chavez and Valenzuela entered guilty pleas to felony grand theft […]

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November 15, 2017

VENTURA, California – District Attorney Gregory D. Totten announced today that for the seventh consecutive year, the Ventura County District Attorney’s Office was awarded a special DUI prosecution grant from the California Office of Traffic and Safety. The $413,248 grant will once again fund a vertical prosecution team that will work cases from arrest through […]

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November 14, 2017

VENTURA, California – District Attorney Gregory D. Totten announced today the filing of felony charges against Timothy Edmond Burke, Jr. (DOB 8/24/81), of Las Vegas; Deisi Tapia Rivera (DOB 10/18/83), of Las Vegas; Veronica Esther Ventura (DOB 8/20/84), of Oxnard; Angela Maire Covarrubias (DOB 5/14/76), of Ventura; and Elizabeth Angie Olvera (DOB 12/26/77), of Santa […]

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November 8, 2017

VENTURA, California – District Attorney Gregory D. Totten announced today that Orange County resident Rex Salonga (DOB 2/21/71) pled guilty to one felony count of grand theft, in violation of Penal Code section 487. The case was the result of an investigation conducted by the District Attorney’s Real Estate Fraud Unit.

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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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