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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
April 25, 2018

VENTURA, California – District Attorney Gregory D. Totten announced today that Jonathan Gallegos (DOB 3/23/1991), of Oxnard, was sentenced by Judge Bruce Young to 16 years to life in prison for the January 17, 2009, killing of Alfredo Vargas, also of Oxnard.

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April 25, 2018

VENTURA, California – District Attorney Gregory D. Totten will be making a significant announcement today regarding the “Golden State Killer” case. A press conference will be held at 12:00 p.m. today at the Sacramento County District Attorney’s Office.

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April 24, 2018

VENTURA, California – District Attorney Gregory D. Totten announced today that Peter Dirksen (DOB 2/29/80), pled guilty to murder for the July 29, 2017, killing of Barbara Brattin of Port Hueneme.

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April 20, 2018

VENTURA, California – District Attorney Gregory D. Totten announced that Jamal Jackson (DOB 4/13/69) has been charged with premeditated first-degree murder for the stabbing death of Anthony Mele.

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April 17, 2018

VENTURA, California – District Attorney Gregory D. Totten announced today that Omar Misael Lopez (DOB 2/5/1985) of Oxnard has pleaded guilty to one count of felony child endangerment and one count of perjury for his part in the killing of his 3-year-old daughter Kimberly Chavez Lopez (DOB 6/17/2012) in June 2015. Lopez has also agreed […]

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April 17, 2018

VENTURA, California – District Attorney Gregory D. Totten announced today that Lino Isaias Davalos Perez (DOB 12/23/80), of Fillmore, was sentenced to 17 years in state prison following a February 27, 2018, jury conviction for driving under the influence of alcohol, causing injury and driving with a blood alcohol concentration above the legal limit causing […]

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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 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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