Articles Tagged With ‘Office of the District Attorney San Luis Obispo County’

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Jail inmate arrested for Oceano murder

San Luis Obispo County Sheriff’s detectives arrested an Oceano man Wednesday for the June murder of a Nipomo resident. Joseph Adrian Munoz, 36, had been in San Luis Obispo County Jail since June 23 for a probation violation. Since his... (Continue reading)

Heritage Lending President’s trial starts in August

Heritage Lending former president Candy Wells’ trial is slated to begin August 27, while her husband has pled no contest. Law enforcement officers arrested Candy Wells and her husband Ronald Wells in March. Candy Wells is accused of fraudulent practices... (Continue reading)

Los Osos church vandals found but not arrested

San Luis Obispo County Sheriff’s investigators found two suspects who admitted to vandalizing a Los Osos church Sunday morning, but they did not make any arrests. An 18-year-old Morro Bay man and a 19-year-old Los Osos man admitted to vandalizing... (Continue reading)

Murder victim’s family angry over 40 year sentence

The husband and sister of a woman who was murdered by her mentally ill son told the court they were upset about the 40-year to life sentence given to Christopher Shumey. Shumey allegedly shot and killed his mother, a 65-year-old... (Continue reading)

Paso Robles lenders arrested on multiple fraud charges

By KAREN VELIE Heritage Lending principals Candy Wells and her husband Ronald Wells were arrested Tuesday on seven felony charges. The court has set their bail at $2.5 million each. Prosecutors from the San Luis Obispo County District Attorney’s office... (Continue reading)

Medical marijuana returned to patients

San Luis Obispo County Sheriff’s officials recently were ordered by Judge John Trice to return a supply of marijuana and related products to Ethnobotonica Patients Collective after felony charges against collective driver Chance Simmons were dropped by the district attorney.... (Continue reading)

Free Austin Sarna

OPINION By TERRY MOHAN Austin Sarna, the Good Samaritan transient, who interceded on an assault by several local drunks on a passing motorist in January 2012, has decided to refuse a plea bargain offered by the San Luis Obispo County... (Continue reading)

Shumey snoozes through first day of trial

The trial of the San Luis Obispo man accused of killing his mother began Monday, and the defendant facing first-degree murder struggled to stay awake. [KSBY] Christopher Shumey slept through much of opening statements, including the majority of his own... (Continue reading)

Five of SLO County’s “Doobie Dozen” sue the state

Five of the 12 medical marijuana collective operators arrested in a controversial December 2010 sweep have filed suit against the California Department of Justice. [New Times] Valerie and David Hosking, Steven Gordon and Rachel and Chip Tamagni allege that the... (Continue reading)

DA dumps medical pot driver charges

By DANIEL BLACKBURN All charges facing a cooperative’s medical cannabis delivery driver have been tossed out by the San Luis Obispo County District Attorney’s office despite efforts by some sheriff’s narcotics detectives to pursue felony prosecution. Chance Everett Simmons, an... (Continue reading)