Articles Tagged With ‘Guilty’




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)

Plains found guilty on 9 charges for failing to maintain oil pipeline

A Santa Barbara County jury found Plains All American Pipeline guilty on Friday of a felony count of failing to properly maintain its pipeline and eight misdemeanor charges related to the May 19, 2015 spill of 140,000 gallons of crude... (Continue reading)

Former L.A. County official to plead guilty in bribery case

A man who worked in Los Angeles County’s Real Estate Division agreed Wednesday to plead guilty to lying to FBI agents and subscribing to a false tax return in an effort to cover up his receipt of illegal bribes. [Cal... (Continue reading)

Arroyo Grande man convicted of child molestation

A San Luis Obispo County jury convicted a 28-year-old man on Thursday of five counts of molesting a child under the age of 10. [Cal Coast Times] SLO County sheriff’s deputies arrested Cody Adam Julian in Arroyo Grande on Aug.... (Continue reading)

Grover Beach women supplied oil field meth ring

A Grover Beach woman is facing a mandatory minimum sentence of 10 years to life in prison and a $10 million fine after pleading guilty in federal court to conspiracy to distribute methamphetamine as part of an oil field drug... (Continue reading)