Articles Tagged With ‘child abuse’




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Grover Beach woman arrested for leaving her kids with prowler

After receiving a citizens’s tip, Grover Beach police located and arrested a mother inside a local Vons grocery store on Wednesday. Kathryn Louise Tatum, 26, was wanted for leaving her three young children with an Oceano man who allegedly abandoned... (Continue reading)

Nipomo woman receives 15 years to life for killing bicyclist

During a teary sentencing hearing, a San Luis Obispo judge ordered a Nipomo woman to serve 15 years to life in state prison for killing a bicyclist while driving under the influence of drugs and alcohol. The woman also fled... (Continue reading)

Lompoc woman arrested for letting toddler freeze

Lompoc police arrested a 27-year-old woman after finding her one-and-a-half-year-old child barefoot with feet that had turned blue. The child was freezing, malnourished and dehydrated, police say. [KCOY] Officers responded to the corner of Ocean and I streets after a... (Continue reading)

Paso Robles man pleads no contest to murder of his daughter

A Paso Robles man accused of beating to death his 22-month-old daughter has pleaded no contest to second degree murder. Herbert David Brown III, 32, assaulted his daughter, Lily Sommer-Brown, at their Santa Ysabel Avenue home, leaving her not breathing... (Continue reading)

Child abuse charges filed against three police officers

The San Luis Obispo County District Attorney’s Office filed child abuse charges against three officers who allegedly mistreated teens at a boot camp held at Camp San Luis Obispo in May. Prosecutors filed multiple counts of battery, cruelty to a... (Continue reading)

California officers arrested for abusing kids at Camp SLO

San Luis Obispo County Sheriff’s detectives arrested four Southern California police officers who are accused of physically abusing a total of 15 teens at a boot camp held at Camp San Luis Obipso in May. The arrests occurred on Tuesday... (Continue reading)

Boy, formerly of Goleta, beat to death over birthday cake

A 9-year-old boy paid with his life for eating birthday cake that was supposed to go to the 2-year-old daughter of his mother’s boyfriend. [Chicago Tribune] Oriana Iris Garcia, 26, took her son Jack Gacia out of elementary school in... (Continue reading)

Child abuse alleged at boot camp in SLO County

The San Luis Obispo County Sheriff’s Office is investigating allegations that Southern California law enforcement officers physically abused several minors last month at a boot camp held at Camp San Luis Obispo. From May 17 to 24, the Huntington Park... (Continue reading)

Salinas mothers found guilty of torturing girl

A Monterey County jury found two Salinas women guilty Friday of torturing, starving, and chaining an 8-year-old girl inside their home. [Monterey Herald] In March 2014, Monterey County Sheriff’s deputies discovered the 8-year-old girl who weighed just 40 pounds and... (Continue reading)

California teacher accused of caging special ed student

A Fresno elementary school teacher allegedly locked a 7-year-old girl with a seizure disorder in makeshift cage constructed inside a first grade classroom. [Fresno Bee] The child’s parent, Ledelldra Brooks, says she made an unannounced visit to her child’s special... (Continue reading)



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