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July 12, 2012

District Attorney Gregory D. Totten announced today that on July 9, 2012, Oxnard resident Ulices Coria (DOB 09/03/1978) pled guilty to two felony counts of grand theft in violation of Penal Code section 487(a). Coria also admitted as true a special allegation that the value of the property taken exceeded $50,000 and the aggravated white […]

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June 25, 2012

District Attorney Gregory Totten responded to the ruling from the United States Supreme Court in Miller v. Alabama. In a 5-4 decision, the Supreme Court held that laws which impose mandatory sentences of life imprisonment without the possibility of parole upon persons under the age of 18 convicted of murder are unconstitutional.

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June 15, 2012

District Attorney Gregory D. Totten announced today that on June 14, 2012, Ventura resident Elizabeth Ortiz (DOB 6/28/1974) pled guilty to a felony count of fraud related to a deed of trust. This case was investigated by the District Attorney’s Real Estate Fraud Unit and the Oxnard Police Department.

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June 15, 2012

District Attorney Gregory D. Totten announced today that Roseanne Juse Verzosa (DOB 3/24/85) of Canyon Country has been sentenced by Ventura County Superior Court Judge Nancy Ayers to serve two years in jail for her role in an identity theft ring that targeted nonprofit groups. In April 2012, Verzosa pled guilty to three counts of […]

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June 11, 2012

District Attorney Gregory D. Totten announced that a jury has found Olman Romero Cruz of Moorpark (DOB 3/30/85) guilty of four counts of first degree residential burglary. All four burglaries occurred during the nighttime hours of January 7, 2012, and January 23, 2012, in the Park Springs condominium complex located in Moorpark, California.

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June 7, 2012

District Attorney Gregory D. Totten announced today that Alex Compian, Jr., (DOB 5/3/88), of Oxnard, was convicted by a jury on June 7, 2012, of first degree murder. The jury also found true a special allegation that Compian personally used a firearm during the commission of the murder.

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June 6, 2012

District Attorney Gregory D. Totten announced today that Joe Fidel Flores (DOB 4/23/80), of Santa Paula, was sentenced to life without the possibility of parole plus 30 years for the 2003 murder of Samuel Travis Reeves, age 15. A jury found Flores guilty on March 13, 2012, of first-degree murder and also found true the […]

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June 1, 2012

District Attorney Gregory D. Totten announced today that David Austin George (DOB 10/13/64) of Thousand Oaks has been sentenced to serve 300 days in jail for possessing child pornography. George had pleaded guilty to one count of felony possession of child pornography in February 2012.

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May 30, 2012

District Attorney Gregory D. Totten announced today that murder charges have been filed against Gina Drake (DOB 10/31/66), of Ventura, for the killing of Wendy DiRodio on June 3, 2009. The complaint charges Drake with homicide, Penal Code section 187(a), and use of a deadly weapon, specifically a knife, Penal Code section 12022(b)(1). Drake is […]

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May 23, 2012

District Attorney Gregory D. Totten announced today that Cheree Noel Sanker (DOB 03/07/77), of Fillmore, was sentenced on May 22, 2012, by the Honorable Colleen Toy White to nine years in state prison. Sanker pled guilty on March 15, 2012, to one count of corporal injury to a co-habitant with a deadly weapon, a felony.

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