Articles Tagged With ‘San Luis Obispo Superior Court’




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Oceano man gets 18 years to life in prison for wife’s murder

Patricia Jacobo

A 27-year-old Oceano man who slit his wife’s throat while she was sleeping in a bed with the couple’s 3-year-old son has received a sentence of 18 years to life in prison. Humberto Jacobo Chavez received the maximum sentence based... (Continue reading)

Motel room standoff suspect sentenced to 14 years

Richard Anthony Rodriguez

A Nipomo man whom San Luis Obispo County Sheriff’s deputies spent two weeks searching for has received a 14-year prison sentence for attempted murder. The search for Richard Anthony Rodriguez included a 12-hour standoff with an empty motel room. On... (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)

Oceano man pleads no contest to his wife’s murder

Patricia Jacobo

A 27-year-old Oceano man who slit his wife’s throat while she was sleeping in a bed with the couple’s 3-year-old son has reached a plea deal with prosecutors. Humberto Jacobo Chavez will face a maximum prison sentence of 18 years... (Continue reading)

Prosecutor sworn in as new San Luis Obispo judge

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Former San Luis Obispo County prosecutor Craig Van Rooyen was sworn in Friday as a SLO County Superior Court judge. Gov. Jerry Brown appointed Van Rooyen to the bench in late June. Van Rooyen had served as a deputy district... (Continue reading)

SLO judge issues arrest warrant for Ryan Petetit

Ryan Petetit

CLARIFICATION: The alleged misunderstanding was not between Ryan Petetit and his criminal attorney Patrick Fisher, but with one of his civil attorneys. ORIGINAL: Embattled PB Companies developer Ryan Petetit did not show up to a debtor’s examination hearing in San... (Continue reading)

Paso Robles man acquitted of one rape charge, jury deadlocks on second

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A Paso Robles man accused of raping his girlfriend’s aunt was acquitted Wednesday of one of two rape charges he faced, and the jury deadlocked on the other count. The San Luis Obispo County District Attorney’s Office has yet to... (Continue reading)

Lawsuit further exposes Resnick’s plans to clear cut oak woodlands

Hardham Ranch reservoir under construction.

A lawsuit filed in 2012 provides a peek into how Justin Vineyards, a company owned by Beverly Hills billionaires Stewart and Lynda Resnick, clear cuts oak woodlands while constructing massive reservoirs that drain underground water sources in order to continue... (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)

Pismo Beach man wins property rights battle

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A Pismo Beach man has won a legal victory last month that could impact property owners across the state. A San Luis Obispo County Superior Court judge ordered Pismo Beach to set aside approximately $180,000 in fines levied against a... (Continue reading)



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