Posts Tagged ‘San Luis Obispo County District Attorney’


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Dystiny Myers suit dismissed as skull returns to family

The San Luis Obispo County District Attorney’s Office has agreed to return the skull of murder victim Dystiny Myers to the family of the deceased runaway teen. In March, Myers’ family sued the county over the district attorney’s office’s decision... (Continue reading)

SLO jury denies release of reality star turned sex offender

A San Luis Obispo jury decided Monday afternoon to keep a former reality television star in a state hospital lockup. [KSBY] James Hydrick, 55, was once displaying self-proclaimed supernatural powers on the reality television show circuit. But, since 1989, Hydrick... (Continue reading)

Candidates target leadership in district attorney race debate

During the second debate between San Luis Obispo County district attorney candidates Dan Dow and Tim Covello, the candidates focused on leadership ability and experience. During the debate at the San Luis Obispo Library, Covello, who has been with the... (Continue reading)

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)



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