Articles Tagged With ‘Guilty’




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)

Man convicted of Hollywood murder of woman from Morro Bay

A Los Angels jury convicted a marijuana dispensary security guard and small business owner for the murder of Carrie Jean Melvin, 30, who grew up in Morro Bay. Ezeoma Obioha, 32, is now facing the possibility of receiving life in... (Continue reading)

California senator sentenced to 42 months in prison for bribery

Former California State Senator Ronald Calderon, who accepted bribes to push legislation,  was sentenced Friday to three and a half years in federal prison. Ron Calderon, 59, of Montebello, pleaded guilty in June to one count of mail fraud. He admitted... (Continue reading)

Police detective sentenced to 5 years in prison

A former detective with the Bakersfield Police Department was sentenced Monday to five years in prison for bribery, drug trafficking, and filing a false income tax return, said acting United States Attorney Phillip A. Talbert. On May 31, Damacio Diaz,... (Continue reading)

Santa Maria foster father sentenced to 125 years

A 55-year-old Santa Maria man was sentenced to 125 years in prison on Wednesday for repeatedly raping a foster child in his care. The sexual assaults began when the child was 8 years old and continued for two years. Last... (Continue reading)

California mayor admits to taking bribes

The mayor of South El Monte plead guilty Thursday to taking bribes amounting to $45,000 from a contractor doing business with the city, as well as accepting a bribe during an FBI undercover operation. Luis Aguinaga, 48, agreed to plead... (Continue reading)

Santa Maria church leader sentenced for child sex abuse

A 26-year-old Santa Maria man has received an eight-year prison sentence for sexually abusing a child. The man recently served as a local church leader for youth and worked as a youth sports coach. [KSBY] Daniel James Moreno pleaded guilty... (Continue reading)