Articles Tagged With ‘Guilty’




Pastor convicted of trying to meet underage girl for sex in Arroyo Grande

A San Luis Obispo jury convicted a former Canadian pastor on Friday of a felony count of arranging to meet a minor for lewd purposes, a charge that came as a result of a sting operation conducted by Arroyo Grande... (Continue reading)

San Luis Obispo man convicted of manslaughter and elder abuse

A San Luis Obispo jury convicted the owner of the Manse on Marsh of manslaughter and elderly dependent abuse on Tuesday over the 2014 death of a dementia patient who walked away from the assisted living facility and was struck... (Continue reading)

Jury finds San Miguel man guilty of attempted murder

Even though his former girlfriend refused to testify against him, on Friday a jury found a San Miguel man guilty of attempted murder. [Cal Coast Times] Jim Pinedo is facing up to 30 years in prison. The jury found him... (Continue reading)

Developer Ryan Petetit pleads guilty to felony assault

By KAREN VELIE Developer Ryan Petetit plead guilty Tuesday to five felony counts regarding a domestic violence incident in 2015 that sent a 23-year-old woman to the hospital. [Cal Coast Times] Petetit plead guilty to assault with great bodily injury,... (Continue reading)

Man found guilty for Facebook threats at against Women’s March SLO

An Atascadero man who posted death threats on the Facebook page of the Women’s March San Luis Obispo will avoid jail time but he will have to serve 18 months of probation and give up his firearms for 10 years... (Continue reading)

SLO attorney convicted of bank fraud

By KAREN VELIE San Luis Obispo attorney Stephen Ronca pled guilty and was convicted of one count of bank fraud in June. Ronca is facing up to 30 years in prison. [Cal Coast Times] Last year, FBI agents arrested Ronca... (Continue reading)

Santa Maria man gets four-year sentence for accidental shooting death

A Santa Maria man who shot and killed his 13-year-old brother in what authorities described as an accident received a four-year prison sentence on Thursday. [KSBY] On Feb. 3, Fernando Navarro, 19, shot and wounded Leonardo Navarro in the 600... (Continue reading)

Santa Margarita man convicted of mailing meth

A man who attempted to mail methamphetamine from Atascadero to Alabama received a felony conviction Thursday following a trial in San Luis Obispo Superior Court. [Cal Coast Times] On Sept. 11, 2017, John Henry Robinson tried to ship a parcel... (Continue reading)

Man convicted for abusing Grover Beach child

A San Luis Obispo jury convicted a 47-year-old man on Monday of molesting seven-year-old child in Grover Beach. [Cal Coast Times] In Dec. 2016, Jose Diaz was staying at a home in which the then 7-year-old victim and other relatives... (Continue reading)

SLO man sentenced to 20 years for stalking and criminal threats

A San Luis Obispo man was sentenced on Tuesday to 20 years in prison for stalking a woman in person and on social media. [Cal Coast Times] During the summer and spring of 2016, Michael Sidney Smith, 50, followed a... (Continue reading)