Articles Tagged With ‘Guilty’




Steven Smith not guilty of attempted murder

A jury found Steven Smith, the man on trial for shooting a pregnant woman in Paso Robles, guilty of attempted voluntary manslaughter on Monday afternoon. The jury found Smith not guilty of attempted murder, attempted murder of a fetus and... (Continue reading)

Atascadero man found guilty of attempted murder

A jury found an Atascadero man guilty of attempted murder on Tuesday for the slashing of a man’s throat at Mr. Rick’s bar in Avila Beach in February. Michael Simmons, 43, began arguing with David Stratton at the local night... (Continue reading)

Santa Barbara man pleads guilty in $12 million Ponzi scheme

A Santa Barbara  man accused of defrauding more than 50 investors in a $12 million Ponzi scheme pleaded guilty Tuesday to charges related to federal mail and wire fraud charges. Frommer faced a statutory maximum sentence of 233 years in... (Continue reading)

San Luis Police officers guilty of drug smuggling

CalCoastNews has learned that two San Luis Obispo police officers have pleaded guilty to misdemeanor charges of bringing misbranded Mexican prescription drugs into the United States at the San Ysidro port of entry south of San Diego. The officers, Dan McDow... (Continue reading)

Estate Financial principals plead guilty to all charges

By KAREN VELIE The North County mother-and-son team who ran Estate Financial Inc. have been convicted of fraudulently selling securities without the proper licenses, lying to investors, and stealing or destroying property worth $3.2 million. Estate Financial owners Karen Guth and her... (Continue reading)

Estate financial principals to plead guilty to all charges

Karen Guth and Joshua Yaguda’s attorneys informed the San Luis Obispo District Attorney’s office they plan to plead guilty to 23 felony counts on Monday morning. “This is not a plea bargain, so the defendants are required to plead guilty to... (Continue reading)