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April 20, 2012

District Attorney Gregory D. Totten announced today that the Ventura County District Attorney’s Office will commemorate National Crime Victims’ Rights Week with a ceremony and march on Wednesday, April 25, 2012. We invite all to attend and join our collective reflection and recommitment to victims’ rights and services. The program will begin at 11:45 a.m. […]

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April 18, 2012

District Attorney Gregory D. Totten announced today the conclusion of the public integrity investigation regarding Oxnard city officials and the issuance of a public report. In the summer of 2010, the Ventura County District Attorney’s Office began its investigation of Oxnard city government amid reports of gift reporting violations, misappropriation of public funds, and conflicts […]

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April 18, 2012

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 […]

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April 12, 2012

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 […]

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April 10, 2012

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 […]

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March 23, 2012

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.

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March 22, 2012

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 […]

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March 22, 2012

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.

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March 13, 2012

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 […]

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March 6, 2012

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.

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