Posts Tagged ‘San Luis Obispo County District Attorney’


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Central Coast pop-punk rocker arrested for child sex offences

An Atascadero man, who is a former member of the pop-punk band New Found Glory, has been charged with seven felonies regarding his alleged contact with 14 and 15-year-old children he contacted online. [AlternativePress] On the same day in December... (Continue reading)

Dystiny Myers’ family sues SLO County

Dystiny Myers’ family filed a claim against San Luis Obispo County for taking the head of the murder victim as evidence without informing the family. [Tribune] During the 2013 trial of Ronda Wisto and her son Jacob York for the... (Continue reading)

SLO County prosecutor running for district attorney

San Luis Obispo County prosecutor Dan Dow announced Tuesday that he is running for district attorney. [KSBY] Dow, who has been a deputy district attorney for the last six years, announced his bid for the office a day after District... (Continue reading)

District attorney plans to step down

San Luis Obispo County District Attorney Gerry Shea announced Monday that he will not run for reelection in 2014. [Tribune] Shea, who has won three elections, has held the office for 15 and a half years. In 1977, Shea became... (Continue reading)

Moriarty accused of running a Ponzi scheme

Grover Beach financier Al Moriarty is accused of placing nearly $10 million of investor funds in his personal bank account, according to San Luis Obispo County District Attorney’s office investigators. Moriarty, 80, then used the funds to pay other investors,... (Continue reading)

Jail inmate arrested for Oceano murder

San Luis Obispo County Sheriff’s detectives arrested an Oceano man Wednesday for the June murder of a Nipomo resident. Joseph Adrian Munoz, 36, had been in San Luis Obispo County Jail since June 23 for a probation violation. Since his... (Continue reading)

Heritage Lending President’s trial starts in August

Heritage Lending former president Candy Wells’ trial is slated to begin August 27, while her husband has pled no contest. Law enforcement officers arrested Candy Wells and her husband Ronald Wells in March. Candy Wells is accused of fraudulent practices... (Continue reading)

Los Osos church vandals found but not arrested

San Luis Obispo County Sheriff’s investigators found two suspects who admitted to vandalizing a Los Osos church Sunday morning, but they did not make any arrests. An 18-year-old Morro Bay man and a 19-year-old Los Osos man admitted to vandalizing... (Continue reading)

Murder victim’s family angry over 40 year sentence

The husband and sister of a woman who was murdered by her mentally ill son told the court they were upset about the 40-year to life sentence given to Christopher Shumey. Shumey allegedly shot and killed his mother, a 65-year-old... (Continue reading)

Paso Robles lenders arrested on multiple fraud charges

By KAREN VELIE Heritage Lending principals Candy Wells and her husband Ronald Wells were arrested Tuesday on seven felony charges. The court has set their bail at $2.5 million each. Prosecutors from the San Luis Obispo County District Attorney’s office... (Continue reading)



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