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

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Paso Robles lender Linda Kennedy in jail

Former Paso Robles lender Linda Ann Kennedy of 21st Century Financial in Paso Robles is slated to be arraigned today on four felony counts in the San Luis Obispo County Superior Court. Kennedy, 49, allegedly swindled more than 1,000 investors... (Continue reading)

Evidence points to evidence mismanagement

It costs county taxpayers nearly $700,000 annually to underwrite the maintenance of property and evidence rooms for county law enforcement agencies, yet those functions — vital to the administration of justice — are in chaos in many county agencies. That’s... (Continue reading)

Prosecutor dumped after declining firefighter assault case

By KAREN VELIE The San Luis Obispo County prosecutor who decided not to prosecute firefighter Ryan Mason who is accused of savagely beating a man in June has been removed from the case. Deputy District Attorney Karen Gray told the... (Continue reading)

Arroyo Grande cross burning suspects claim innocence

The  four defendants accused of committing a hate crime against a black teen in Arroyo Grande last year refused the San Luis Obispo District Attorneys office offer of plea agreements. As a result, a trial was set for May 7.... (Continue reading)

Six more medical marijuana cases dismissed

After more than a year of courtroom hearings, the San Luis Obispo County District Attorney’s office told the court it could not move ahead with its cases against six of the dozen arrested in 2010 for selling medical marijuana. [SLONewTimes]... (Continue reading)

Guth’s Pasolivo olive ranch sale squashed

A secretive process to sell Karen Guth’s Pasolivo Olive Ranch in Paso Robles has been stopped and the purchase of the ranch is now open to the public. Currently, the 131 acre ranch including three stand alone homes, a studio apartment... (Continue reading)

DA’s office in secret deal to sell Pasolivo

The San Luis Obispo County District Attorney’s office is close to finalizing a deal to sell the Pasolivo Ranch property, which is to be used to reimburse victims of the Estate Financial investment fraud. But Deputy District Attorney Steve von Dohlen... (Continue reading)

Sanitation district served notice for violations

The South San Luis Obispo County Sanitation District has been slapped with a notice of violation for the 12-hour raw sewage spill that occurred in December, 2010, according to an April 18 enforcement action that CalCoastNews received through a Public... (Continue reading)

Paso Robles lenders arrested for fraud and embezzlement

Real Property Lenders (RPL) of Paso Robles principals Rod Jarmin and Tammy Jordan were arrested this week for seven counts of fraud and embezzlement in connection with a scheme that allegedly swindled more than 700 investors out of $30 million. Jarmin,... (Continue reading)

Prosecutors seek death penalty in murder of Dystiny Myers

San Luis Obispo County prosecutors are pushing for the death penalty for at least one of the alleged killers of 15-year-old Dystiny Myers. The badly burned body of Myers was found in a shallow grave near Santa Margarita in September.... (Continue reading)