Articles Tagged With ‘Prison’




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Another inmate escapes Lompoc prison camp

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For the second time in two months, an inmate escaped the minimum-security Federal Correctional Complex in Lompoc. Both inmates who recently escaped reportedly remain on the loose. [KSBY] Prison officials say a total of five inmates have walked away from... (Continue reading)

California mandatory prison bill passes after Stanford sexual assault

Brock Turner

The California State Assembly voted 66-0 in favor of a bill that would mandate prison sentences for anyone convicted of sexually assaulting an unconscious person. The bill now heads to Gov. Jerry Brown’s desk. [NPR] In June, former Stanford student... (Continue reading)

Father receives year in prison for illegal campaign donations

Babulal Bera

An 83-year-old La Palma man was sentenced today to 12 months and a day in prison for making illegal campaign contributions to his son’s bid for U.S. Congress, according to acting U.S. Attorney Phillip A. Talbert. In 2010 and 2012,... (Continue reading)

Cayucos man sentenced to 182 years for sex crimes

Oscar Higueros

San Luis Obispo County Superior Court Judge Jacquelyn Duffy sentenced former Cayucos firefighter Oscar Higueros Jr. to 183 years and eight months in prison today for 25 crimes including forcible rape and human trafficking of a minor by force or... (Continue reading)

Santa Maria foster father sentenced to 125 years

Norbert Cruz

A 55-year-old Santa Maria man was sentenced to 125 years in prison on Wednesday for repeatedly raping a foster child in his care. The sexual assaults began when the child was 8 years old and continued for two years. Last... (Continue reading)

California governor denies parole to youngest Manson follower

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California Gov. Jerry Brown has denied parole to a female follower of Charles Manson who was 19 years old at the time of the 1969 killings of Leno and Rosemary LaBianca. Leslie Van Houten previously admitted she stabbed Rosemary LaBianca... (Continue reading)

Former Cal Poly football player sentenced to five years in prison

Cameron Akins

A former Cal Poly football player was sentenced to five years and two months in prison for trying to rob a San Luis Obispo fraternity house at gunpoint. The former wide receiver faced a minimum sentence of 4.5 years and... (Continue reading)

Dystiny Myers killer dies in prison

Cody Miller with attorney Gael Mueller

Cody Miller, one of the five people convicted in the brutal killing of runaway Santa Maria teen Dystiny Myers, died in prison on Saturday. Miller was 25 years old. [Tribune] At about 2:40 p.m., Miller was found dead in his... (Continue reading)

Two LA County Sheriff’s deputies sentenced to prison

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Two Los Angeles Sheriff’s deputies who were found guilty after a two-week trial earlier this year of falsifying reports with the intent to obstruct justice related to their assault of a waist-chained inmate were sentenced to prison terms today. Former... (Continue reading)

Lenny Jones sentenced to nearly 15 years in prison

Lenny Jones

Former Arroyo Grande citizen of the year Lenny Jones received a prison sentence of 14 years and eight months on Tuesday. Jones, 65, pleaded no contest last month to several child molestation charges. In Jan. 2015, the Arroyo Grande Chamber... (Continue reading)



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