Articles Tagged With ‘trial’

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State attorney pleads no contest in courtroom brawl case

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A California deputy attorney general has pleaded no contest to disturbing the peace for her role in a courtroom wrestling match with a San Luis Obispo bailiff. In exchange, prosecutors agreed to drop a greater charge of resisting a peace... (Continue reading)

Firefighter testifies teen sex partner lied about her age

Oscar Higueros

Former Cayucos firefighter Oscar Higueros Jr. took the stand in his own trial Thursday and testified he did not know a Los Osos teen was 17 years old while he was having a sexual relationship with her. The teen said... (Continue reading)

State attorney charged over SLO courtroom brawl

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San Luis Obispo County prosecutors have charged a state attorney with a misdemeanor count of resisting a peace officer for her role in a courtroom wrestling match with a bailiff. California Deputy Attorney General Jennie Mariah Kelly will appear in... (Continue reading)

Former firefighter allegedly broke rape victim’s wrist

Oscar Higueros

A former Cayucos firefighter had “hate rape” with a 17-year-old Los Osos girl and broke her wrist, the alleged victim testified Tuesday. [KSBY] Oscar Higueros Jr., 40, is standing trial for 33 charges, including several counts of forcible rape, against... (Continue reading)

Alleged child molester claims erectile dysfunction defense

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A judge declared a mistrial Tuesday in the case of a San Miguel man who reportedly plans to use erectile dysfunction as a defense against child molestation charges. [Tribune] Jose Antonio Rojas Barriga, 60, is accuse of molesting two boys.... (Continue reading)

Did a former Cayucos firefighter kill his father?

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A witness in the human trafficking trial of Oscar Higueros Jr. told investigators the defendant claimed he murdered his father more than three decades ago. Higueros Jr. is currently on trial in a human trafficking case. [Tribune] Higueros Jr., a... (Continue reading)

Nurse alleges sexism at ASH


In a civil trial underway at the Paso Robles Courthouse, a former Atascadero State Hospital nurse is alleging her former supervisor discriminated against women and left her alone with ASH patients in dangerous situations. [Tribune] Janet Ochotorena, 53, was hired... (Continue reading)

Bailiff accused of battering state attorney

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The San Luis Obispo Tribune has obtained video footage of a bailiff wrestling a female deputy attorney general to the floor of a SLO courtroom. On Oct. 20, the bailiff, a San Luis Obispo County Sheriff’s deputy, arrested state attorney... (Continue reading)

Prison guard convicted of felony in SLO County

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A Central Valley prison guard has been convicted of a felony for pointing a loaded gun at a vehicle during a 2014 road rage incident near Paso Robles. [Tribune] Anthony James Behrens, 53, is a sergeant at Kern Valley State... (Continue reading)

Cal Poly student acquitted of sexual assault

A San Luis Obispo jury has acquitted a Cal Poly student charged with a sexually assaulting a female friend. [Tribune] Jury forewoman Alice Fisus said prosecutors did not present enough evidence to convict Frank Nguyen, 21, of sexual battery and... (Continue reading)

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