News Releases

April 27, 2021

VENTURA, California – District Attorney Erik Nasarenko announced today that Luis Aceves
(DOB 03/23/56), of Camarillo, pled guilty to voluntary manslaughter and personal use of a knife for the April 6, 2017, killing of his brother Gilbert Aceves, also of Camarillo.

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April 23, 2021

VENTURA, California – District Attorney Erik Nasarenko announced today that Samuel Matthew Rocha (DOB 01/25/93), of Port Hueneme, was charged with one count of murder and four counts of attempted murder, which occurred during the evening of April 19, 2021, in Port Hueneme. The complaint charged five special allegations that Rocha personally used his vehicle as a deadly weapon and two special allegations that he personally inflicted great bodily injury. Rocha was also charged with one count of assault with a deadly weapon and two counts of battery for an incident in Oxnard approximately 10 minutes before the murder and attempted murders.

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Friday, April 23, 2021

VENTURA, California – District Attorney Erik Nasarenko announced today that Edward Ayans
(DOB 3/26/72), of Thousand Oaks, was charged with committing the crimes of mayhem, assault with a deadly weapon, and elder abuse under circumstances likely to cause great bodily injury or death.

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April 23, 2021

VENTURA, California – El Fiscal del Distrito Erik Nasarenko anunció hoy que ha terminado el enjuiciamiento del Doctor David Michelson (Fecha de Nacimiento 02/07/47), de Newbury Park, debido a la muerte de Michelson en un hospital en el condado de Los Angeles el 5 de marzo de 2021. Michelson, un cirujano plástico, había sido criminalmente acusado por haber asaltado sexualmente a 15 pacientes femeninas y otras 30 mujeres se habían presentado para reportar actos posiblemente criminales. Las alegaciones que no habían sido presentadas a la corte estaban siendo investigadas por el Departamento de Policía de Oxnard y la Oficina de Investigación de la Oficina del Fiscal del Distrito a la hora de su muerte.

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April 22, 2021

VENTURA, California – District Attorney Erik Nasarenko announced today that the prosecution of David Michelson (DOB 02/07/47), of Newbury Park, ended due to Michelson’s death at a hospital in Los Angeles County on March 5, 2021.

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April 16, 2021

VENTURA, California – District Attorney Erik Nasarenko announced today that Jason Armenta (DOB 03/06/01), of Oxnard, has been charged with the murder of Cristobal Gonzalez, of Oxnard. The complaint charges one count of murder and one count of attempted murder. Both charges include the special allegations that Armenta personally used a firearm in the commission of the crimes, and that the crimes were committed for the benefit of, or in association with, a criminal street gang.

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April 16, 2021

VENTURA, California – District Attorney Erik Nasarenko announced today that Kyle Davis (DOB 08/16/85), of Thousand Oaks, has been charged with vandalism, assault, and hate crimes which occurred in September 2020 and April 2021.

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April 16, 2021

VENTURA, California – District Attorney Erik Nasarenko announced today that on April 15, 2021, Sheila Hernandez (DOB 12/08/77), of Oxnard, pled no contest to battery and a hate crime. Hernandez was sentenced to 12 months probation, 20 days jail, and 10 hours community service by Judge Gilbert Romero.

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April 16, 2021

District Attorney Erik Nasarenko announced today that Tara Elaine Nykoluk (DOB 12/19/75), of Simi Valley, was convicted on three felony counts of embezzlement and forgery.

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April 14, 2021

District Attorney Erik Nasarenko announced today that Angela Marie Barretto (DOB 12/04/80), of Ventura, was sentenced to 300 days in jail and placed on probation for two years.

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