News Releases

August 5, 2022

VENTURA, California – District Attorney Erik Nasarenko announced today that James Lewis Apodaca (DOB 07/18/67), of Oxnard, was sentenced by Judge Ryan Wright to 75 years to life in prison, plus six additional years for kidnapping with intent to commit rape, robbery, assault on a peace officer, and possession of methamphetamine.

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July 28, 2022

VENTURA, California – District Attorney Erik Nasarenko announced today that Rodolfo Fernandez Franco (DOB 03/20/87), of Oxnard, was sentenced by Judge Anthony Sabo to 60 years to life in prison, plus four additional years for multiple sexual assaults in 2003 and 2020.

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July 25, 2022

VENTURA, California – District Attorney Erik Nasarenko announced that Karen Khosteghyan (DOB 04/05/85), of Van Nuys, pled guilty to felony automobile insurance fraud, felony release of hazardous waste, and hit and run driving.

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July 22, 2022

VENTURA, California – District Attorney Erik Nasarenko announced today that Jose Guzman Avila (DOB 11/24/82), of Thousand Oaks, was sentenced by Judge Ryan Wright to 19 years 8 months prison for molesting a child.

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July 22, 2022

VENTURA, California – District Attorney Erik Nasarenko announced today that Olga Paredes (DOB 09/01/73), of Colton, and seven other individuals pled guilty to crimes involving pimping, conspiracy to commit money laundering, and accessory in connection to an illicit massage business ring.

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July 20, 2022

VENTURA, California – District Attorney Erik Nasarenko announced today that Luis Armando Ayala (DOB 12/01/01), of Oxnard, has been charged with felony gross vehicular manslaughter while intoxicated, with an enhancement of fleeing the scene of an accident involving death.

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July 19, 2022

VENTURA, California – District Attorney Erik Nasarenko announced today that a felony complaint was filed against Salomon Pineda Martinez (DOB 04/11/52), of Oxnard.

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July 12, 2022

VENTURA, California – District Attorney Erik Nasarenko announced today that Robert Zermeno Delara (DOB 08/13/71), of Fillmore, was sentenced to 24 months of felony probation and 90 days in the Ventura County Jail for committing multiple counts of workers’ compensation fraud.

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July 12, 2022

VENTURA, California – District Attorney Erik Nasarenko announced today that Crystal Hernandez
(DOB 09/03/83), of Simi Valley, pled guilty to felony automobile insurance fraud.

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July 12, 2022

VENTURA, California – District Attorney Erik Nasarenko announced today that Chileans, Maximo Bravo (DOB 04/05/04), Francisco Osorio (DOB 11/20/92), Roberto Rojas Solis (DOB 12/17/99), suspected members of a South American Theft Group, have been charged with conspiracy to commit organized retail theft, grand theft, commercial burglary, and possession of burglary tools.

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