Articles Tagged With ‘child molestation’




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Paso Robles man pleads no contest to sexually molesting young girl

A Paso Robles man who stood accused of sexually molesting a young girl over a period of about three and a half years pleaded no contest to several molestation charges. Gustavo Perez-Medina now faces a total of 16 years in... (Continue reading)

School bus driver allegedly molested 9-year-old girl

An Arroyo Grande man who allegedly molested a 9-year-old girl while working as a bus driver for the Lucia Mar Unified School District was arrested on Wednesday. Last week, the San Luis Obispo County Sheriff’s Office mounted an investigation after... (Continue reading)

Morro Bay sex offender missing

A convicted child molester and a registered sex offender has disappeared, and Morro Bay police are turning to the public for help locating the man. John Joseph Garcia Jr. was living in the 700 block of Morro Bay Boulevard. Garcia... (Continue reading)

Pair of SLO County men accused of sexually abusing girls

A Nipomo man and a Paso Robles man are both sitting in San Luis Obispo County Jail on a host of child molestation charges. William Martinez Perez, 56, and Gustavo Perez-Medina, 40, are facing charges in separate cases. Perez, of... (Continue reading)

Alleged Paso Robles pedophile headed to trial

Following testimony revealing that Paso Robles man Jason Porter allegedly held down a 4-year-old girl while he performed oral sex, a San Luis Obispo judge ruled there is enough evidence for the child molestation and sexual abuse case to go... (Continue reading)

Former coach gets probation for disputed act of child molestation

A former Santa Maria youth basketball coach, who was accused of molesting a teenage girl over multiple years, received a five-year probation sentence and was set free from jail on Monday. The alleged victim in the case had recanted her... (Continue reading)

Prosecutor’s error leads to reversal of Cambria child molester’s conviction

A California appellate court overturned the 2014 conviction of a Cambria man who allegedly molested a young boy. The court ruled the conviction invalid because a San Luis Obispo County prosecutor improperly told jurors that the Cambria man did not... (Continue reading)

Lompoc man of the year facing life in prison for child molestation

A longtime public servant and former Lompoc man of the year is facing life in prison after pleading guilty to 17 counts of child molestation charges. Anthony Michael Durham, 67, is expected to spend the rest of his life in... (Continue reading)

Alleged sex abuse victim recants but judge dismisses her testimony

A 15-year-old girl who accused her relative, a Santa Maria youth basketball coach, of molesting her over the course of multiple years took to the witness stand Monday and recanted her story. Nonetheless, a judge ruled the alleged victim’s testimony... (Continue reading)

SLO man allegedly molested his ex-girlfriend’s daughter

A man accused of sexually abusing the 10-year-old daughter of San Luis Obispo woman he was dating, recently sent a text message to the now-14-year-old girl telling her she was still a virgin. [Tribune] Matthew Roland Betts, 44, allegedly molested... (Continue reading)



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