Articles Tagged With ‘San Luis Obispo County District Attorney’s Office’




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Prosecution of Templeton robbery case sparks feud

Albert Charles Heinicke and Donovan James Alvord

As the San Luis Obispo County District Attorney’s Office prosecutes a Templeton home invasion robbery case, disputes are arising over which defendants should receive which plea deals. A teen accused of beating two other teens over the head with a... (Continue reading)

Lypps acquitted of killing his wife in formerly cold Morro Bay case

James Victor Lypps

Following a cold case DNA discovery and twists and turns in court, a Morro Bay murder case ended Monday without a conviction. A San Luis Obispo County jury found Nipomo man James Lypps not guilty of murdering his wife at... (Continue reading)

Judge dismisses voter fraud case against CSD director

Lisa Marrone

A San Luis Obispo County judge threw out a voter fraud case involving a California Valley CSD director who was accused of living in Paso Robles. Judge Craig Van Rooyen said he understood why the SLO County District Attorney’s Office... (Continue reading)

Homeless bus thief gets six years for Grover Beach crime spree

David James Krause

A 36-year-old homeless man has received a six-year prison sentence for an ambitious crime spree he embarked upon in June. On a single day, David James Krause, 36, started a fire; stole a bus and crashed it; burglarized a home;... (Continue reading)

Trial begins in formerly cold Morro Bay murder case

James Victor Lypps

Trial has finally begun in the murder case involving a Nipomo man accused of having murdered his wife at the couple’s then-Morro Bay home in 2009. The prosecution says James Lypps, 66, strangled and then drowned his wife, while the... (Continue reading)

Former Cal Poly student avoids more jail time over Facebook threat

Charles Raymond Bird

A former Cal Poly student who sent a death threat late last year to the leader of the pro-diversity group SLO Solidarity has accepted a plea deal that will allow him to avert spending anymore time behind bars. Charles Raymond... (Continue reading)

Woman charged with manslaughter in deadly crash

Bridget Dawson

The San Luis Obispo County District Attorney’s Office filed a misdemeanor vehicular manslaughter charge against the woman whose car struck and killed a bicyclist on Highway 227 in July. On July 14 shortly before 7 p.m., a vehicle driven by... (Continue reading)

SLO County proposal on taxi DUIs becomes California law

DUI

A bill setting a new blood alcohol content (BAC) limit for taxi and Uber drivers was signed into law Wednesday by California Gov. Jerry Brown. San Luis Obispo County prosecutor Lee Cunningham authored the bill, and Central Coast Assemblyman Katcho... (Continue reading)

DA charges jail nursing supervisor with theft

Susan Cameron

A San Luis Obispo County Jail nursing supervisor was charged earlier this month with petty theft, being under the influence and possession of a controlled substance, all misdemeanors. On June 7, Susan Cameron allegedly distracted her coworkers with cake before... (Continue reading)

Los Osos man facing prison time for burning his own home

Mark Hannah

On top of destroying his own home and suffering third-degree burns on 30 percent of his body, a Los Osos man is now facing prison time — up to eight years and eight months. On Wednesday, a San Luis Obispo... (Continue reading)



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