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VIDEO GALLERY
What does the District Attorney do? - April 11, 2019


Whiteboard animation explaining the roles and responsibilities of the District Attorney’s Office.


Greg Totten and Rachael Watkins on Our Ventura TV - October 23, 2018

Greg Totten and Rachael Watkins speak with Sandra Siepak of Our Ventura TV.


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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
July 19, 2019

VENTURA, California — District Attorney Gregory D. Totten announced today that Jaime Serna (DOB 1/29/1972), formerly of Fillmore, was placed on formal probation for a period of 36 months after pleading guilty to a felony violation of Insurance Code section 1871.4(a), making a fraudulent statement of a material fact for the purpose of obtaining workers’ […]

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July 19, 2019

***Corrected Date of offense**VENTURA, California – District Attorney Gregory D. Totten announced today that James Robert Camacho (DOB 03/22/84), of La Puente, was sentenced by Judge Bruce Young to 12 months in the Ventura County jail, immediately followed by 36 months of supervised release. In June, Camacho pled guilty to two counts of felony identity […]

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July 19, 2019

VENTURA, California – District Attorney Gregory D. Totten announced today that Vidal Zuniga Lopez (DOB 06/23/1967), of Oxnard, pled no contest to one count of unlawfully using and occupying a building without a certificate of occupancy issued by a building official; and one count of unlawful conversion of a structure without obtaining a permit for […]

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July 18, 2019

VENTURA, California – District Attorney Gregory D. Totten announced today that James Robert Camacho (DOB 03/22/84), of La Puente, was sentenced by Judge Bruce Young to 12 months in the Ventura County jail, immediately followed by 36 months of supervised release.

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July 17, 2019

VENTURA, California – District Attorney Gregory D. Totten announced that Jahshua Jarrett (DOB 05/14/98), of Santa Paula, has been charged with murder, and a special allegation that he personally used a firearm, for the shooting death of Cristina Pena on July 14, 2019.

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July 17, 2019

VENTURA, California – District Attorney Gregory D. Totten announced today that on July 3, 2019, Fredy Lazaro (DOB 4/25/90), of Oxnard, was arraigned and pled not guilty to multiple counts of child molestation in violation of Penal Code section 288(a).

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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

Real-Estate-Fraud-Complaint-Form_English 1.2019

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Real Estate Fraud Complaint Form – Spanish

Real-Estate-Fraud-Complaint-Form_Spanish 1.2019

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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

Real-Estate-Fraud-Complaint-Form_Spanish 1.2019

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Foreclosure & Loan Modification – English

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