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Ventura County Family Justice Center - June 15, 2018


Ventura County Family Justice Center.


Greg Totten on Our Ventura TV - March 5, 2015


DA Totten speaks with Our Ventura TV host, Bart Stern. Recorded December 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
June 8, 2018

VENTURA, California – District Attorney Gregory D. Totten announced today that after a three-day court trial, Judge Ryan Wright found Hermin Martin Trujillo Henderson (DOB 04/16/65), of Ventura, guilty of felony fleeing the scene of an accident involving death, and concealing evidence of a crime, a misdemeanor.

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June 7, 2018

VENTURA, California – District Attorney Gregory D. Totten announced today that after a three-day court trial, Judge Ryan Wright found Hermin Martin Trujillo Henderson (DOB 04/16/65), of Ventura, guilty of felony fleeing the scene of an accident involving death, and concealing evidence of a crime, a misdemeanor.

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June 6, 2018

VENTURA, California – District Attorney Gregory D. Totten announced that Bryn Spejcher (DOB 01/25/91), of Thousand Oaks, has been charged in Ventura County Superior Court case number 2018018798 with murder, and a special allegation that she personally used a knife, for the stabbing death of Chad O’Melia on May 28, 2018.

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June 6, 2018

VENTURA, California – District Attorney Gregory D. Totten announced today that Victor Vega (DOB 8/1/1965) of Oxnard, the owner of Vega Cleaning Service, was sentenced to serve 365 days in Ventura County jail for committing workers’ compensation insurance fraud.

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June 1, 2018

VENTURA, California – District Attorney Gregory D. Totten announced today that Wilson Claude Chouest, Jr. (DOB 12/2/1951) was found guilty of killing two unidentified women in July 1980.

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May 25, 2018

VENTURA, California – District Attorney Gregory D. Totten announced today that Michael D. Schwartz has been selected to serve as Chief Assistant District Attorney.

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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 2011-2014

VCDA_Term_Report_2011-2014

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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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