Posts Tagged ‘parole’

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Arroyo Grande child murderer denied parole

A man convicted in the 1979 murder of a 10-year-old Arroyo Grande girl scheduled to testify against a suspected child molester was denied parole Wednesday. It will be three years before he will be eligible for another hearing. [Tribune] The... (Continue reading)

SLO skateboard killer threatened to shoot, molest Jerry Brown

San Luis Obispo man Robert Holguin, who at 13 used a skateboard to beat an 87-year-old to death, needed just the approval of Governor Jerry Brown to regain his freedom. [KSBY] In March, the California Juvenile Parole Review Board found... (Continue reading)

Brown nixes parole for Manson follower at California Men’s Colony

A member of the infamous Manson “family” had his bid for parole officially rejected by Gov. Jerry Brown on Friday, dashing his hopes of being released from the California Men’s Colony and plans to live in Grover Beach. Bruce Davis,... (Continue reading)

Santa Barbara DA says sexual predator should live in SLO

A sexual predator twice convicted of rape could become San Luis Obispo’s newest transient if the Santa Barbara District Attorney completes a “Hail Mary.” [Noozhawk] The California Third District Court of Appeal will hear arguments Wednesday on the proper parole... (Continue reading)

State may shrink parole violator list

Some California parole violators may soon be able to stop looking over their shoulder. State corrections officials are contemplating a program which would ignore thousands of warrants now outstanding on people who have somehow violated terms of their parole. (San... (Continue reading)

Panel recommends Manson family member for parole

A California prison panel on Thursday granted parole to a former Manson family member who is currently incarcerated at the California Men’s Colony in San Luis Obispo. Bruce Davis, 69, is serving life sentences for the 1969 slayings of stuntman... (Continue reading)

Manson family member seeking parole

A former Manson family member whose release was squelched two years ago by then-Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger, is scheduled to have another parole hearing today at the California Men’s Colony in San Luis Obispo. [UTNews] Bruce Davis, 69, is serving life... (Continue reading)

State will remove tracking devices from paroled gang members

California prison officials plan to remove GPS tracking devices from hundreds of paroled gang members in an effort to save money in the state’s troubled budget. [Sacramento Bee] The department of corrections will cut its monitoring program by more than... (Continue reading)

Violent felons given unsupervised parole

Prison officials allowed 450 violent convicts to be placed on unsupervised parole last year prompted a sharp exchange between the department of corrections and the inspector general’s office, according to a California audit. [CaliforniaWatch] A report released Wednesday by Inspector... (Continue reading)

Santa Barbara supervisors back parole program

In an effort to reduce former prisoners from re-offending, Santa Barbara County Sheriff Bill Brown’s plan to build two parole day reporting centers won board of supervisor support on Tuesday. [Noozhawk] With a reporting center in Santa Maria and one... (Continue reading)