News Releases

September 29, 2022

VENTURA, Calif. – Saturday, October 1, marks the fifth anniversary of the Las Vegas Route 91 Harvest Festival Shooting.

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September 27, 2022

VENTURA, California – District Attorney Erik Nasarenko announced today that Jesus Manuel Calles (DOB 06/27/92), of Santa Barbara, was sentenced to 10 years in state prison for felony gross vehicular manslaughter while intoxicated, felony driving under the influence of alcohol causing injury, and misdemeanor driving without a valid driver’s license in a head-on collision that killed one driver and injured two others in December 2021.

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September 22, 2022

VENTURA, California – District Attorney Erik Nasarenko announced today that a petition was filed in juvenile court alleging that a 15-year-old juvenile committed murder, with the personal use of a firearm, of a 14-year-old victim.

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September 19, 2022

VENTURA, California – District Attorney Erik Nasarenko announced today that Glandros Danielle June (DOB 04/10/96), of Oxnard, was convicted of three counts of assault with a firearm, two counts of illegal possession of a weapon, and one count of discharge of a weapon with gross negligence.

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September 14, 2022

VENTURA, California – District Attorney Erik Nasarenko announced today that Robert Ryan McGraa (DOB 06/01/81), of Thousand Oaks, has been charged with human trafficking, child luring, and possession of child sexual abuse material.

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September 14, 2022

VENTURA, California – District Attorney Erik Nasarenko announced today that David Maldonado (DOB 12/12/85), of Anaheim, has been charged with committing acts of human trafficking, child luring, oral copulation, and sexual intercourse against two minors.

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September 12, 2022

VENTURA, California – District Attorney Erik Nasarenko announced today that law enforcement veteran and former Oxnard Police Chief Scott Whitney will lead the District Attorney’s Bureau of Investigation beginning September 13, 2022.

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August 23, 2022

VENTURA, California – District Attorney Erik Nasarenko announced that Jose Ramos Solis
(DOB 05/11/84), of Oxnard, pled guilty to felony automobile insurance fraud.

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August 22, 2022

VENTURA, California – District Attorney Erik Nasarenko announced today that Gabriel Rosas (DOB 08/06/85), of San Luis Obispo, was found guilty of a misdemeanor for his use of pepper spray.

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August 18, 2022

VENTURA, California – District Attorney Erik Nasarenko announced today that Worthey Tobe Smith (DOB 10/26/37), of San Diego, was sentenced to six years felony jail and ordered to pay restitution for his role as a “money mule” in a scam resulting in the theft of more than $1 million from an elderly Ventura widow.

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