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August 30, 2012

District Attorney Gregory D. Totten announced today that Andrew Thomas Enriquez (DOB 4/25/1977), of Ventura, was sentenced to the maximum possible sentence of 14 years in prison for battering his girlfriend with a deadly weapon and causing great bodily injury to her.

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August 29, 2012

District Attorney Gregory D. Totten announced today that Kevin Richard Graehl (DOB 6/30/81), of Westlake, pled guilty on August 29, 2012, to one count of first-degree residential burglary and one count of false imprisonment. Each count included a special allegation that Graehl personally used a firearm in the commission of the offense.

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August 15, 2012

District Attorney Gregory D. Totten announced today that the District Attorney’s Office has considered a referral from the City of Santa Paula regarding allegations against former Police Chief Stephen MacKinnon. The allegations related to use of a city vehicle and fuel for personal purposes and time reporting for payroll purposes during trips to Arizona.

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August 10, 2012

District Attorney Gregory D. Totten announced today that Grant Lind (DOB 4/8/63), of Newhall and Simi Valley, has been sentenced to four years in state prison after being convicted of 14 felonies related to identity theft and the possession of child pornography. This matter was investigated by the Simi Valley Police Department and the Southern […]

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August 6, 2012

District Attorney Gregory D. Totten announced today that Gregorio Aguilar (DOB 10-20-89), of Fillmore, was found guilty on August 3, 2012, following a jury trial, of the first degree murder of Sean Odle, the special circumstance that the murder was committed during the commission of an attempted robbery and the special allegation that he personally […]

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August 3, 2012

District Attorney Gregory D. Totten announced today that Joe Richard Maldonado (DOB 1-1-83), of Oxnard, was sentenced by Ventura County Superior Court Judge Brian Back to 104 years to life in prison. A jury convicted Maldonado of 43 felony counts of sexual assault involving minors, including multiple victims under the age of 14.

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July 31, 2012

District Attorney Gregory D. Totten announced today that Ventura County Superior Court Judge Kevin McGee sentenced Kenneth Powell (DOB 6/18/1953), a former resident of Thousand Oaks, to serve 18 years in state prison for his role in a real estate investment fraud scheme. Powell was also ordered to pay $4,341,119 in restitution.

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July 25, 2012

District Attorney Gregory D. Totten announced today the filing of a felony complaint against Los Angeles residents Nino Vera (DOB 4/25/60), Rene Solis (DOB 1/17/60), and Hector Menendez (DOB 5/23/56). Vera is charged with nine counts of foreclosure consultant fraud and two counts of grand theft. Solis is charged with five counts of foreclosure consultant […]

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July 23, 2012

District Attorney Gregory D. Totten announced today that John Mora Medina (DOB 08/20/60) was sentenced to state prison on July 20, 2012, by Ventura County Superior Court Judge Kevin DeNoce. Medina was ordered to serve a term of five years, four months in state prison. Medina pled guilty to two counts of felony domestic battery […]

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July 20, 2012

District Attorney Gregory D. Totten announced today that a jury has convicted Isaac Gil (DOB: 11/24/1989) of second degree murder for the June 14, 2008, killing of Andrew Singler. Gil, a member of the Non Stop Krew (NSK) criminal street gang, stabbed Mr. Singler during a high school graduation party. NSK gang members started a […]

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