Articles Tagged With ‘Prison’




Inmate gets 12 years in prison for attacking SLO County Jail guard

A Nipomo man was sentenced Thursday to 12-years in prison for assaulting a San Luis Obispo County Jail correctional deputy earlier this year, an incident that left the guard with a broken nose and other major injuries. [Cal Coast Times]... (Continue reading)

Goleta man sentenced to life after murdering family

A judge sentenced Nicolas Holzer on Friday to four consecutive terms of life in prison without the possibility of parole for the brutal slayings of his parents and two sons at their home near Goleta four years ago. [Cal Coast... (Continue reading)

Jessica Allred sentenced to state prison for fatal DUI crash

A former San Luis Obispo resident was sentenced Monday to four years in state prison for vehicular manslaughter while intoxicated and two counts of DUI resulting in injury. Judge Craig van Rooyen gave Jessica Lea Allred the maximum sentence for... (Continue reading)

Victor Martinez sentenced to life in prison for Marilyn Pharis murder

Victor Martinez was sentenced to life in prison without the possibility of parole on Monday for the rape and murder of Marilyn Pharis, in a courtroom filled with Pharis’ family and friends. Martinez did not look at those who spoke... (Continue reading)

Prison inmate from Paso Robles escapes

A two-strike offender from Paso Robles is on the loose after escaping Pleasant Valley State Prison in Coalinga on Monday. Brian Dill, 33, was being housed in the the minimum-security facility at the state prison. Correctional officials discovered Dill was... (Continue reading)

Two more inmates escape Lompoc prison camp

Two inmates were discovered to be missing Saturday at the minimum security Federal Correctional Complex in Lompoc. The escapees are the third and fourth inmates to walk away from the prison camp since late September. A total of seven inmates... (Continue reading)

Another inmate escapes Lompoc prison camp

For the second time in two months, an inmate escaped the minimum-security Federal Correctional Complex in Lompoc. Both inmates who recently escaped reportedly remain on the loose. [KSBY] Prison officials say a total of five inmates have walked away from... (Continue reading)

California mandatory prison bill passes after Stanford sexual assault

The California State Assembly voted 66-0 in favor of a bill that would mandate prison sentences for anyone convicted of sexually assaulting an unconscious person. The bill now heads to Gov. Jerry Brown’s desk. [NPR] In June, former Stanford student... (Continue reading)

Father receives year in prison for illegal campaign donations

An 83-year-old La Palma man was sentenced today to 12 months and a day in prison for making illegal campaign contributions to his son’s bid for U.S. Congress, according to acting U.S. Attorney Phillip A. Talbert. In 2010 and 2012,... (Continue reading)

Cayucos man sentenced to 182 years for sex crimes

San Luis Obispo County Superior Court Judge Jacquelyn Duffy sentenced former Cayucos firefighter Oscar Higueros Jr. to 183 years and eight months in prison today for 25 crimes including forcible rape and human trafficking of a minor by force or... (Continue reading)