Articles Tagged With ‘plea deals’




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Drunk driver pleads no contest to murder of two kids

A man who killed two children while driving drunk on Highway 166 last Labor Day pleaded no contest to two counts of second-degree murder. Jerald Brandon Holman, 37, will now receive a sentence of 30 years to life in prison.... (Continue reading)

Alleged SLO torturer takes plea deal

A San Luis Obispo man who allegedly tortured and tried to kill his girlfriend reached a plea deal last week with prosecutors. Timothy Hayes, 36, is now expected to receive a nine-year prison sentence. [KSBY] In Sept. 2014, Hayes allegedly... (Continue reading)

Homeless bus thief gets six years for Grover Beach crime spree

A 36-year-old homeless man has received a six-year prison sentence for an ambitious crime spree he embarked upon in June. On a single day, David James Krause, 36, started a fire; stole a bus and crashed it; burglarized a home;... (Continue reading)

Former Cal Poly student avoids more jail time over Facebook threat

A former Cal Poly student who sent a death threat late last year to the leader of the pro-diversity group SLO Solidarity has accepted a plea deal that will allow him to avert spending anymore time behind bars. Charles Raymond... (Continue reading)

Oceano man pleads no contest to his wife’s murder

A 27-year-old Oceano man who slit his wife’s throat while she was sleeping in a bed with the couple’s 3-year-old son has reached a plea deal with prosecutors. Humberto Jacobo Chavez will face a maximum prison sentence of 18 years... (Continue reading)

Atascadero mayoral runner-up avoids prison, for now

A former Atascadero mayoral candidate, who received 40 percent of the vote in 2014, reached a plea agreement with prosecutors that settled two court cases against him and secured his release from the county jail. However, Charles Scovell will receive... (Continue reading)

Judge reinstates Jarmin and Jordan plea deals

A San Luis Obispo judge has reinstated plea deals that will allow hard money lenders Rod Jarmin and Tammy Jordan to escape jail time. San Luis Obispo County prosecutors had been trying for months to overturn the plea agreements, but... (Continue reading)

ASH patient pleads no contest to murdering roommate

Atascadero State Hospital patient Adam Cary has pleaded no contest to the murder of his former roommate at ASH. Cary, 35, strangled to death Kevin Allan Turner, 53. On May 28, 2014, an ASH psychiatrist found Turner with his face... (Continue reading)

Man accused of sexual assault in SLO bathroom takes plea

Prosecutors have reached a plea agreement with a man who allegedly lured a developmentally disabled teen into a San Luis Obispo restroom and attempted to rape her. [Tribune] Manuel Reyes Luevano, 48, allegedly forced the 17-year-old girl to perform oral... (Continue reading)

Deal made with Real Property Lenders Jarmin and Jordan

Two days after the trial of Real Property Lenders of Paso Robles principals Rod Jarmin and Tammy Jordan began, a plea agreement was reached. A plea agreement the San Luis Obispo District Attorney’s office is attempting to have reversed. In... (Continue reading)



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