Articles Tagged With ‘fentanyl’

Woman who sold fentanyl that killed Templeton man gets seven years in prison

By JOSH FRIEDMAN A San Luis Obispo County judge on Friday sentenced a woman to seven years in prison for selling the fentanyl that killed a Templeton man.  On Oct. 27, 2022, a caller reported finding a body behind the... (Continue reading)

Judge declares mistrial in SLO County fentanyl murder case

By JOSH FRIEDMAN After jurors failed to reach a unanimous verdict, a judge declared a mistrial Wednesday in the SLO County murder case of a woman who sold fentanyl that killed a Templeton man. [Tribune] While the jury convicted Brandi... (Continue reading)

Jurors split on murder charge over SLO County fentanyl death

By JOSH FRIEDMAN San Luis Obispo County jurors split on whether or not to convict a woman of murder for selling fentanyl that killed a Templeton man, but a judge has thus far refused to declare a mistrial. [Tribune] On... (Continue reading)

Paso Robles couple facing life in prison for dealing fentanyl

By KAREN VELIE A couple from Paso Robles is facing life in prison for selling methamphetamine and fentanyl, after one of their victim’s died in May 2023, according to federal prosecutors. On Tuesday, law enforcement arrested 30 year-old Jessica Leigh... (Continue reading)

Deputies thwart fentanyl smuggling attempt at Santa Barbara County Jail

  By JOSH FRIEDMAN Custody deputies thwarted a fentanyl smuggling attempt this week at Santa Barbara County’s Northern Branch Jail in Santa Maria. On Tuesday, deputies initiated an investigation into suspected contraband in an intake cell at the jail. During... (Continue reading)

Guilty plea reveals details of Atascadero teen’s death

By KAREN VELIE A Paso Robles man pleaded guilty in a Los Angeles federal court on Tuesday morning to selling the fentanyl that caused the death of an Atascadero teen. In a plea agreement reached May 24, Timothy Clark Wolfe,... (Continue reading)