News Releases

February 4, 2020

District Attorney Gregory D. Totten announced today that Librado Ruiz Rojo (DOB 1/23/01), of Oxnard, was charged with the murder of Carlos Alberto Murillo, of Port Hueneme, which occurred on January 26, 2020. The complaint charges one count of murder and a special allegation that Rojo personally used a knife during the commission of the crime.

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January 31, 2020

District Attorney Gregory D. Totten announced today that James Anthony Rojas (DOB 1/11/57), of Riverside, was found guilty of nine felony counts, including foreclosure consultant fraud, grand theft, and recording false documents by Judge David Worley following a court trial. Judge Worley also found true a special allegation that Rojas caused losses exceeding $500,000. The investigation and prosecution of Rojas was conducted by the District Attorney’s Real Estate Fraud Unit.

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January 29, 2020

VENTURA, California – District Attorney Gregory D. Totten announced today the filing of a criminal complaint against Laura Leonard (DOB 05/01/75), of Simi Valley, charging seven felony counts of grand theft and an aggravated white-collar crime enhancement alleging she stole in excess of $100,000 in the commission of her crimes.

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January 29, 2020

VENTURA, California – District Attorney Gregory D. Totten announced today that Samuel Olguin Castro (DOB 2/25/73), of Moorpark, pled guilty to two felony conspiracies related to the illegal disposal of solid waste.

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January 22, 2020

VENTURA, California – District Attorney Gregory D. Totten announced that Joseph DeAngelo (the alleged “Golden State Killer”) was arraigned today.

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January 22, 2020

District Attorney Gregory D. Totten announced that Raymond Bolanos (DOB 7/7/95), of Oxnard has been charged with murder, a special allegation that he personally used a gun and a gang allegation, for the shooting death of Alejandro Hernandez of Ventura on January 19, 2020. Julian Nunez (DOB 11/10/93), of Ventura was also charged for his role in this incident with assault with a deadly weapon, a special allegation that he personally used a gun and a gang allegation.

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January 21, 2020

VENTURA, California – District Attorney Gregory D. Totten announced today that on January 17, 2020, Judge David Hirsch of the Ventura County Superior Court imposed an eight-year felony jail sentence on defendant Peter Cuong Chi Nhan (DOB 05/22/77), of El Monte.

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January 21, 2020

VENTURA, California – District Attorney Gregory D. Totten announced today that Santa Clarita resident Cory Evans (DOB 11/07/78), has been charged with two felony counts of attempted grand theft by false pretenses and two felony counts of attempted financial elder abuse.

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January 17, 2020

VENTURA, California –District Attorney Gregory D. Totten announced today that Debra Elaine Ashcraft (DOB 11/23/57), of Camarillo, pled guilty to one felony count of failing to file a California tax return.

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January 16, 2020

VENTURA, California – District Attorney Gregory D. Totten announced today that Judge Ronda McKaig sentenced Andre Lamont Ingram (DOB 05/26/86) to eight years in prison. On December 16, 2019, Ingram was convicted of four robberies that occurred throughout Ventura County in 2018.

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