District Attorney Gregory D. Totten announced today that his office, together with 43 other California District Attorneys and the City Attorneys in San Diego and Los Angeles, has filed and settled a civil law enforcement action in Ventura County Superior Court against CVS Pharmacy, Inc. The settlement resolves allegations that CVS, headquartered in Woonsocket, Rhode […]
District Attorney Gregory D. Totten announced today that on April 11, 2012, Ventura County Superior Court Judge James Cloninger sentenced Filemon Suarez (DOB 7/4/85) to 47 years to life in prison. Suarez was convicted of two counts of aggravated sexual assault of a child under 14 years and one count of continuous sexual abuse of […]
District Attorney Gregory D. Totten announced today that Ventura resident Hameed Abdul Hasan (DOB 3/08/72) was convicted by a jury on April 9, 2012, of one felony count of battery with serious bodily injury in violation of Penal Code section 243(d), and one felony count of false imprisonment by violence in violation of Penal Code […]
District Attorney Gregory D. Totten announced today the Ventura County District Attorney’s Office is currently prosecuting James Homer Schoenhofen (DOB 7/19/43) for alleged crimes involving the sexual abuse of a child. A jury trial is set for May 2, 2012, and Mr. Schoenhofen has pled not guilty to all charges.
District Attorney Gregory D. Totten announced today that the Ventura County District Attorney’s Real Estate Fraud Unit has filed a felony complaint against Oxnard resident Gloria Becerra (DOB 8/24/65) and Los Angeles resident Hector Menendez (DOB 5/23/56) for grand theft and foreclosure consultant fraud. Becerra and Menendez are both charged with 4 counts of grand […]
District Attorney Gregory D. Totten announced today that on March 20, 2012, Yadder Espinosa (DOB 07/16/75) pled guilty to a felony violation of Insurance Code section 1871.4, workers’ compensation insurance fraud. The case was investigated by the District Attorney’s Workers’ Compensation Insurance Fraud Unit.
District Attorney Gregory D. Totten announced today the conviction of Joe Fidel Flores (DOB 04/23/1980), of Santa Paula, for the 2003 murder of Samuel Travis Reeves, age 15. The jury found Flores guilty of first-degree murder and also found true the special circumstance allegation and other special allegations regarding the use of a gun and […]
District Attorney Gregory D. Totten announced today that the review by the District Attorney’s Office of the circumstances surrounding the November 13, 2010, shooting of Jaime Daniel Delgado by Simi Valley Police Officer Jason Wilkinson has been completed.
District Attorney Gregory D. Totten announced today that on March 1, 2012, Ventura County Superior Court Judge Brian Back sentenced Daniel Ray Coffman (DOB 03/31/54) to 54 months in jail following his conviction for three counts of felony grand theft. Judge Back imposed the maximum sentence allowed by law. After a two-week trial in January, […]
District Attorney Gregory D. Totten advised today that the public should be aware of a telephone scam where the victim is deceived into dialing the symbol and numbers “*72” before dialing a telephone number. This “*72” scam allows prison inmates, jail inmates and other con artists to place collect calls that are billed to the […]