Posts Tagged ‘San Luis Obispo County District Attorney’s Office’


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Ex-baseball star tried to evade $4,600 bill

A retired Major League Baseball pitcher who earned nearly $100 million in base salary over a 15-year career tried to fraudulently avoid paying a $4,600 bill, according to a state agency. [KSBY] Edna Valley resident Ted Lilly, 39, is accused... (Continue reading)

SLO County DA takes on ex-baseball star

San Luis Obispo County prosecutors have charged former Major League Baseball pitcher Ted Lilly with insurance fraud. [KSBY] The district attorney’s office alleges that Lilly, 39, damaged his approximately $200,000 RV but did not file a claim until after he... (Continue reading)

Central Coast bandit gets 20 years in prison

A 50-year-old Watsonville woman who garnered the title of the Central Coast Bandit will receive a 20-year prison sentence, according to the San Luis Obispo County District Attorney’s Office. Cristina Fernandez Padila robbed six banks in three counties over an... (Continue reading)

Vons to pay for illegal dumping

By KAREN VELIE A judge from Alameda County ordered Safeway, the parent company for six San Luis Obispo County Vons grocery stores, to pay $9.87 million to 42 California counties and two cities for the illegal dumping of chemicals and... (Continue reading)

CMC warden accused of doctoring an inmate’s file

CORRECTION: An earlier version of this story incorrectly said that Warden Elvin Valenzuela and Captain Jennifer Core were suspended while Lt. Ray Baez and Officer Oscar Herijld was fired for their participation in issues regarding an investigation into a document... (Continue reading)

All 12 Doobie Dozen now free of criminal charges

The San Luis Obispo County District Attorney’s Office has dropped charges against all members of the so-call “Doobie Dozen” who were swept up by local law enforcement during a 2010 medical marijuana sting. [Tribune] In Dec. 2010, the SLO County... (Continue reading)

County officials dispute release of murderer to SLO

San Luis Obispo County Sheriff Ian Parkinson and District Attorney Dan Dow are appealing the release of a convicted murdered to San Luis Obispo, arguing that they were not provided as much time as legally required to prepare for the... (Continue reading)

Officer accused of lying to a judge

By KAREN VELIE and DANIEL BLACKBURN A member of the San Luis Obispo County Sheriff’s Narcotics Task Force is under investigation for allegedly lying in a search warrant affidavit in order to gain access to a San Miguel man’s home... (Continue reading)

Los Osos man charged with manslaughter

A Los Osos man who was the driver in a deadly crash that took the lives of two children was charged with manslaughter on Friday. On Oct. 25, Tanner Mengore, 22, was driving an SUV at a high rate of... (Continue reading)

Dow appoints Lee Cunningham assistant district attorney

Longtime prosecutor Lee Cunningham will be the new second in command at the San Luis Obispo County District Attorney’s Office, after receiving the appointment over the weekend. [Tribune] District Attorney-elect Dan Dow, who is scheduled to take over the office... (Continue reading)