News Releases

January 31, 2023

District Attorney Erik Nasarenko announced that charges have been filed against Aristeo Rivera Ramos (DOB 03/07/52), of Oak View, for child molestation.

Ramos is facing 11 counts of forcible lewd acts on minors under the age of 14.

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January 27, 2023

Ventura County law enforcement leaders issue statement regarding death of Tyre Nichols in Memphis, Tennessee.

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January 23, 2023

On Monday, January 23, Congresswoman Julia Brownley presented a check for $640,000 to the County of Ventura to expand crime victim services and resources in Oxnard and Port Hueneme.

The money will help with the expansion of the Ventura County Family Justice Center, a program administered by the Ventura County District Attorney’s Office, at a new location in Oxnard.

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January 19, 2023

District Attorney Erik Nasarenko announced today that several members of an international theft group entered guilty pleas this week to first-degree burglary and conspiracy charges.

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January 17, 2023

District Attorney Erik Nasarenko announced today that Rotherie Durell Foster (DOB 11/03/85), of Camarillo, has been charged with the murder of Jose Velasquez.

Foster is scheduled to be arraigned on Wednesday, January 18, 2023, at 1:30 p.m. in courtroom 13 of the Ventura County Superior Court. District Attorney Erik Nasarenko and Ventura County Sheriff Jim Fryhoff will hold a joint news conference at 12:00 p.m. prior to the arraignment.

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January 13, 2023

The Ventura County District Attorney’s Office is reviewing a case submitted to our office, involving the disappearance and murder of Jose Velasquez.

Ventura County Sheriff Jim Fryhoff and District Attorney Erik Nasarenko will hold a joint news conference on Wednesday, January 18, 2023, at noon.

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January 13, 2023

District Attorney Erik Nasarenko announced today that Dr. Sanjay Masson (DOB 06/26/65), a Moorpark resident and Thousand Oaks area psychiatrist, pled no contest to charges of auto insurance fraud on Thursday, January 12, 2023.

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January 12, 2023

District Attorney Erik Nasarenko announced today that Tyler Clark (DOB 03/04/88), of Ventura, was sentenced to 11 years in state prison after being convicted of a hate crime stabbing.

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January 10, 2023

District Attorney Erik Nasarenko will be publicly sworn into office on January 11, 2023, at the Museum of Ventura County.

During his remarks, Nasarenko will address the alarming increase in fentanyl-based case filings seen in Ventura County, which have risen 3,428 percent in three years.

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January 3, 2023

District Attorney Erik Nasarenko announced today that five defendants have been charged with crimes related to operating an illicit commercial sex organization out of Ventura and Port Hueneme massage businesses.

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