December 21, 2022
District Attorney Erik Nasarenko announced today the California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation Parole Board denied the release of inmate Andrew Stuart Luster (DOB: 12/15/63) after a senior prosecutor argued that the convicted rapist continues to represent a threat to public safety and should remain incarcerated in state prison.» View News Release
December 16, 2022
District Attorney Erik Nasarenko announced that Zarbab Ali (DOB 01/04/97), of Hawthorne, has been arraigned on murder charges in the death of Simi Valley resident Rachel Castillo. He entered a not guilty plea today to the murder charge and special allegations.» View News Release
December 15, 2022
District Attorney Erik Nasarenko announced today that Jaime Gonzales (DOB 01/26/78), of Oxnard, was sentenced to 10 years in prison for committed fentanyl crimes while in police custody.» View News Release
December 13, 2022
District Attorney Erik Nasarenko has announced that Dr. Fariborz Farnad (DOB 07/22/65), of Beverly Hills, has been held to answer in the Ventura County Superior Court on one count of felony sexual battery. A preliminary hearing was held on Monday, December 12, 2022.
Farnad works as a dentist at Oxnard Oral and Facial Surgery and is accused of committing the alleged acts on a patient who was under anesthesia.» View News Release
December 9, 2022
District Attorney Erik Nasarenko announced that three men have been charged with robbery for their alleged role in a “Bank Jugging” incident.
This crime involves staking out potential victims in bank parking lots and then following them to their next destination to rob them.» View News Release
December 9, 2022
District Attorney Erik Nasarenko announced that on Thursday, December 8, 2022, transient defendant June Glandros (DOB 04/10/96), was sentenced to 21 years in state prison.
In September 2022, Glandros was convicted or pled guilty to several counts, including the charged gun allegations, for three separate crimes that occurred in 2021 and 2022.» View News Release
December 6, 2022
District Attorney Erik Nasarenko has announced a no contest plea was made today in the case involving Bijan Nickroo (DOB 09/27/87), of Simi Valley.
Nickroo, a teacher and coach at Simi Valley High School when he committed sex crimes on students, pled no contest to luring, oral copulation of a minor under 16, possession of child pornography and multiple counts of contact with the intent to commit child pornography crimes.
Throughout the investigation by the Simi Valley Police Department, 28 known victims were identified.» View News Release
December 6, 2022
District Attorney Erik Nasarenko has announced charges against a Camarillo man accused of embezzling from a Ventura business where he worked as an operations manager.
Gabriel Garcia, of Camarillo, is charged with grand theft, fraud and 19 counts of forgery. He pled not guilty at today’s arraignment.» View News Release
December 5, 2022
District Attorney Erik Nasarenko has announced the filing of charges against a group of poachers and wildlife traffickers known as the “E-Bike Crew.”
Seven people have been charged with 21 counts of filing a false or forged document, conspiracy, receiving stolen property, unlawful possession of untagged bear, and animal abuse or cruelty. On December 5, 2022, six of the seven defendants were arraigned in the Ventura County Superior Court.» View News Release
December 1, 2022
District Attorney Erik Nasarenko announced a guilty verdict was returned by a Ventura County jury in a case where two gang members were involved in a deadly shooting.» View News Release