Articles Tagged With ‘Dan Dow’




Man who forced girls into prostitution sentenced

A 34-year-old man who forced two teenage girls into prostitution in Fresno and San Luis Obispo received a federal prison sentence of more than 12.5 years. Fresno resident Michael Anthony Andrade was one of two men who pleaded guilty to... (Continue reading)

SLO prosecutors lose paid time off after whistleblower complaint

The San Luis Obispo County District Attorney’s Office is halting a longstanding practice in which prosecutors receive paid time off in exchange for taking on around-the-clock shifts in which they work on-call to assist law enforcement officers. The practice dates... (Continue reading)

DA investigator leaves position under allegations of perjury

A San Luis Obispo County District Attorney investigator who allegedly lied in an affidavit to a judge while on loan to the Sheriff’s Narcotics Task Force is no longer in the employ of the county prosecutor. “Effective Feb. 14, A.J.... (Continue reading)

County officials dispute release of murderer to SLO

San Luis Obispo County Sheriff Ian Parkinson and District Attorney Dan Dow are appealing the release of a convicted murdered to San Luis Obispo, arguing that they were not provided as much time as legally required to prepare for the... (Continue reading)

Officer accused of lying to a judge

By KAREN VELIE and DANIEL BLACKBURN A member of the San Luis Obispo County Sheriff’s Narcotics Task Force is under investigation for allegedly lying in a search warrant affidavit in order to gain access to a San Miguel man’s home... (Continue reading)

Dow appoints Lee Cunningham assistant district attorney

Longtime prosecutor Lee Cunningham will be the new second in command at the San Luis Obispo County District Attorney’s Office, after receiving the appointment over the weekend. [Tribune] District Attorney-elect Dan Dow, who is scheduled to take over the office... (Continue reading)

District Attorney Shea stepping down early

San Luis Obispo County District Attorney Gerald Shea announced Wednesday he will retire on Nov. 6. He has recommended the board of supervisors appoint District Attorney Elect Dan Dow to serve out his remaining two months. “Over the past three... (Continue reading)

Covello quitting the DA’s office

By JOSH FRIEDMAN and KAREN VELIE A little more than a month after losing his bid to become San Luis Obispo County’s top prosecutor, Tim Covello is stepping down from his position with the district attorney’s office. Covello, who is... (Continue reading)

Gibson, Dow, Irons win in SLO County; Compton and Ray head for runoff

Correction: The Morro Bay City Council race results originally reported reflected the percentages of votes cast, as opposed to percentages of ballots cast. Also, candidates in the Morro Bay council race must receive votes from more than 50 percent of... (Continue reading)

Candidates target leadership in district attorney race debate

During the second debate between San Luis Obispo County district attorney candidates Dan Dow and Tim Covello, the candidates focused on leadership ability and experience. During the debate at the San Luis Obispo Library, Covello, who has been with the... (Continue reading)