Articles Tagged With ‘Federal Court’




Rogue police officer bailed and on the loose

Shortly after FBI agents arrested a San Luis Obispo Police officer who allegedly stole drugs from the evidence locker, held guns on his victims while stealing drugs under the color of authority and then bribed others to sell the drugs,... (Continue reading)

Kelly Gearhart’s trial delayed again

For the second time, onetime Atascadero “Person of the Year” and prominent North County land developer Kelly Gearhart’s trial has been delayed. Gearhart’s public defender, Kim Savo, requested the delay that has postponed the trial from Jan. 29 to June... (Continue reading)

Two men charged with killing a Coast Guard officer

Federal prosecutors have charged two Mexican nationals in the killing of a Coast Guard officer who died as a result of being thrown from a Coast Guard vessel that was rammed by a “panga” boat operated by the Mexicans. Officer... (Continue reading)

Federal judge accused of financial conflicts of interest

A federal judge for the Central District of California in Los Angeles has issued three key rulings over a four-year period that favored companies in which he owned stock, a California Watch analysis has found. Judges are required to make... (Continue reading)