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February 20, 2018

District Attorney Gregory D. Totten announced today that Gina Francesca Drake (DOB 10/31/66), of Ventura, pleaded guilty to voluntary manslaughter, a violent felony, for the killing of her aunt, Wendy DiRodio.

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February 14, 2018

VENTURA, California – District Attorney Gregory D. Totten announced today that on February 7, 2018, investigators from the California Department of Insurance (CDI), Contractors State License Board (CLSB), and Ventura County District Attorney’s Office Bureau of Investigation (BOI) conducted a joint operation at cleanup and repair sites within the Thomas Fire disaster area to ensure […]

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February 8, 2018

VENTURA, California – District Attorney Gregory D. Totten announced that Michael Bresnak (DOB 12/22/63), of Ventura, was sentenced by Judge Gilbert Romero to a term of 18 years to life in prison after a jury found Bresnak guilty of the second-degree murder by strangulation of victim Jeffrey Korber.

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February 6, 2019

VENTURA, California – District Attorney Gregory D. Totten announced today that a jury convicted Jesus Lopez (DOB 1/9/97), of Moorpark, on February 5, 2018, of one count of engaging in prostitution. The trial judge sentenced Lopez to one day in jail and 36 months of unsupervised probation.

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February 2, 2018

VENTURA, California – District Attorney Gregory D. Totten announced today that Charles Ray Mundy (DOB 12/27/63), of Ventura, pled guilty to felony offenses of knowing failure to warn of a serious concealed danger, disposal of hazardous waste, filing a forged instrument, and reckless disregard for handling hazardous waste causing unreasonable risk.

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February 2, 2018

VENTURA, California — District Attorney Gregory D. Totten announced today that Anna Maria Ruiz (DOB 10/20/1981), of Ojai, pled guilty to 11 counts of Penal Code section 550(a)(1), felony insurance fraud.

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February 1, 2018

VENTURA, California — District Attorney Gregory D. Totten announced today that Anna Maria Ruiz (DOB 10/20/1981), of Ojai, pled guilty to 11 counts of Penal Code section 550(a)(1), felony insurance fraud.

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January 31, 2018

VENTURA, California – District Attorney Gregory D. Totten announced today that Ruben Gonzales (DOB 9/9/84), was found guilty of first-degree murder for the killing of 61-year-old Emeterio Gonzalez.

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January 29, 2018

VENTURA, California – District Attorney Gregory D. Totten announced today that David Hernandez (DOB 3/29/74), of Santa Paula, was sentenced by Judge Ryan Wright to 50 years to life in prison for the first-degree murder of Hector Alamillo, also of Santa Paula.

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January 26, 2018

VENTURA, California – Today, District Attorney Gregory D. Totten announced that Gabriel Munoz-Hernandez (DOB 7/1/1998) of Ventura, was convicted of rape of an unconscious person in violation of Penal Code section 261(a)(4) and kidnapping to commit rape or sexual penetration in violation of Penal Code section 209(b)(1).

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