Articles Tagged With ‘trial’




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Jury deadlocked in heated retrial of North County rape case

For the second time, the case involving a Paso Robles man who is accused of raping his girlfriend’s aunt appears to be headed for a mistrial. The retrial of the rape case has featured arguments... (Continue reading)

SLO prosecutors to retry Paso Robles man on rape charge

Less than a year after completing one trial, a Paso Robles man accused of raping his girlfriend’s aunt is heading back to court for another. Last July, a San Luis Obispo jury acquitted Rian Mabus,... (Continue reading)

Court dismisses Knight’s soliciting a vote charge

By KAREN VELIE and JOSH FRIEDMAN The court dismissed a charge of soliciting a vote in the trial of 86-year-old Edith Knight of Atascadero at a trial that kicked off Wednesday in San Luis Obispo... (Continue reading)

State attorney pleads no contest in courtroom brawl case

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... (Continue reading)

Firefighter testifies teen sex partner lied about her age

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... (Continue reading)

State attorney charged over SLO courtroom brawl

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... (Continue reading)

Former firefighter allegedly broke rape victim’s wrist

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... (Continue reading)

Alleged child molester claims erectile dysfunction defense

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... (Continue reading)

Did a former Cayucos firefighter kill his father?

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... (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]... (Continue reading)



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