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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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July 13, 2018

VENTURA, California – District Attorney Gregory D. Totten announced today that a 15-year-old juvenile male was arraigned on a charge of murder for the April 22, 2018, shooting death of Jose Lopez in the city of Oxnard.

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July 11, 2018

VENTURA, California –District Attorney Gregory D. Totten announced today that Robert Longdon (DOB 05/21/73) pleaded no contest to four felony counts of grand theft and one felony count of attempted grand theft.

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July 6, 2018

VENTURA, California – District Attorney Gregory D. Totten announced that a 17-year-old male has been charged with murder and personal use of a firearm for the July 1, 2018, shooting death of Donald Reyes, Jr., of Thousand Oaks.

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July 6, 2018

VENTURA, California – District Attorney Gregory D. Totten announced today that a 15-year-old male was charged with the April 22, 2018, murder of Oxnard resident Jose Lopez, in addition to allegations that the murder was committed for the benefit of a criminal street gang and was committed with the use of a firearm.

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