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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
August 14, 2018

VENTURA, California – District Attorney Gregory D. Totten announced today that Luis Sandoval Aceves (DOB 3/23/56) of Federal Way, Washington, has been charged with murder and personally using a knife in the commission of the crime.

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August 3, 2018

VENTURA, California – District Attorney Gregory D. Totten announced today that Joel Tapia (DOB 11/19/1987), of Oxnard, was charged with three felony counts of forcefully resisting arrest, battery causing injury to a police officer and attempting to take the officer’s firearm.

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July 30, 2018

VENTURA, California – District Attorney Gregory D. Totten announced today that charges were filed against Osvaldo Hernandez (DOB 05/22/99), of Oxnard, for the murder of Robert DeLaCerda, and for three robberies that occurred in Oxnard on June 27, 2018.

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July 24, 2018

VENTURA, California – District Attorney Gregory D. Totten announced that a jury found Efren Salomon (DOB 02/09/86), of Oxnard, guilty of conspiracy to unlawfully transfer firearms and being a felon in possession of a firearm and ammunition.

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July 23, 2018

VENTURA, California – District Attorney Gregory D. Totten announced today that Maria De Jesus Lopez (DOB 2/13/74), of Oxnard, has been charged with one count of conspiracy to destroy and conceal evidence regarding the death of her three-year-old granddaughter Kimberly Chavez Lopez in June 2015.

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July 20, 2018

VENTURA, California – District Attorney Gregory D. Totten announced today that Superior Court Judge Ryan Wright sentenced Hermin Martin Trujillo Henderson (DOB 04/16/1965), of Ventura, to two years in state prison for felony fleeing the scene of an accident involving death, and misdemeanor concealing evidence of a crime.

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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-6.2018-fillable

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Real Estate Fraud Complaint Form – Spanish

Real-Estate-Fraud-Complaint-Form_Spanish-6.2018-fillable

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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

Real-Estate-Fraud-Complaint-Form_English-6.2018-fillable

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Real Estate Fraud Complaint Form – Spanish

Real-Estate-Fraud-Complaint-Form_Spanish-6.2018-fillable

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Foreclosure & Loan Modification – English

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