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September 21, 2017

District Attorney Gregory D. Totten announced today that William Lee Matzner, M.D. (DOB 12/31/58), of Simi Valley, was sentenced to five years’ felony probation and ordered to serve 270 days in jail as well as 250 hours community service after pleading guilty to unlawfully selling a controlled substance, oxycodone, in violation of Health & Safety […]

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September 21, 2017

District Attorney Gregory D. Totten announced today that Kenneth Douglas Griffin, Jr. (DOB 7/04/95), of Ventura, was sentenced to serve seven months in custody and placed on formal probation for three years for his role in causing a 2014 explosion at Santa Clara Waste Water Company (“SCWWC”) in Santa Paula, California. Numerous SCWWC employees as […]

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September 19, 2017

District Attorney Gregory D. Totten announced today that Percy Stanley (DOB 07/24/1989), of San Bernardino, pled guilty to pimping a minor. Sentencing is set for October 17, 2017, at 9:00 a.m., in the Ventura Superior Court, County of Ventura, courtroom 12. He is expected to receive a three-year prison sentence.

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September 19, 2017

District Attorney Gregory D. Totten announced today the filing of a 19-count felony complaint against Bridgette Loraine Gallo (DOB 12/19/74) and Richard Cory Neal (DOB 2/10/78), of Camarillo. The complaint alleges that the couple conspired together to commit grand theft by false pretenses by selling cars on Craigslist without disclosing that the cars were subject […]

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September 12, 2017

District Attorney Gregory D. Totten announced today that Andres Rodriguez (DOB 12/14/84), of Oxnard, pled guilty to first-degree murder with a special circumstance of kidnapping, premeditated and deliberate attempted murder, and admitted using a gun in the commission of all the crimes.

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September 11, 2017

VENTURA, California – District Attorney Gregory D. Totten announced today that many county residents have likely been affected by the Equifax data breach and advises that they consider appropriate steps to protect their personal data.

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September 6, 2017

District Attorney Gregory D. Totten announced today the filing of a felony complaint charging Terri Ann Petty (DOB 9/22/1965), of Newbury Park, with four felony counts of securities fraud, elder fraud and grand theft. The case resulted from an investigation conducted by the Ventura County District Attorney’s Office Bureau of Investigation.

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September 1, 2017

District Attorney Gregory D. Totten announced today that Jovanny Hernandez (DOB 7/8/88), of Oxnard, has been sentenced to 9 years 8 months in prison for one count of attempted vehicle burglary, and one count of unlawful driving of a vehicle.

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August 31, 2017

District Attorney Gregory D. Totten announced today that Ryan Faith (DOB 9/2/1980), of Simi Valley, pled guilty on August 30, 2017, to two counts of lewd act upon a child against two minor children. Faith also admitted to engaging in substantial sexual conduct of a person under eleven (11) and admitted to committing this crime […]

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August 31, 2017

District Attorney Gregory D. Totten announced today that the Ventura County District Attorney’s Office, in coordination with the California Attorney General’s Office, released $700,000 in restitution to victims of an explosion that occurred on November 18, 2014, at the Santa Clara Waste Water Company (SCWWC) facility located in Santa Paula, California. Eighteen SCWWC employees and […]

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