Articles Tagged With ‘Prison’




Child porn found on garage sale computer

A Chico man was sentenced to eight years in federal prison after child porn was discovered on a computer he gave away for free at a garage sale. [MercuryNews] Amado Hernandez, 34, gave the computer to a person who then... (Continue reading)

Former SLO police officer receives 18-month sentence

A judge sentenced former San Luis Obispo police officer Cory Pierce to 18 months in federal prison Monday. [KSBY] Prosecutors accused Pierce, a former narcotics detective, of stealing drugs from the San Luis Obispo County Sheriff Department’s evidence locker and... (Continue reading)

Cambria man sentenced to 27 years to life

A mentally ill Cambria man who stabbed his brother in the head with a screwdriver was sentenced to 27 years to life in prison on Wednesday. A jury found Brandon Henslee, 23, guilty of murdering his brother Tyler Hanks, 20,... (Continue reading)

Bank robber sentenced to three years

A 32-year-old man who confessed to robbing two San Luis Obispo County banks was sentenced to three years in prison on Thursday. Facing a maximum sentence of 10 years, on June 12, Steven Celaya went to the police department and... (Continue reading)

Cayucos woman gets 140 months for manslaughter

A Cayucos woman who ran down two cyclists in September killing one and seriously injuring the other was sentenced to 11 years and 8 months in prison on Tuesday Jessica Goddard, 29, had already had convictions for driving under the... (Continue reading)

Nipomo man sentenced to 11 years for fraud

A Nipomo man was sentenced Monday to 11 years in federal prison for a fraud scheme that caused more than $46 million in losses to several victims, including his in-laws, a friend and five banks. John Mark Moore, 51, operated... (Continue reading)

Shandon man gets 7-year sentence for fatal DUI crash

A Shandon man received a 7-year prison sentence Wednesday after pleading no contest to charges stemming from a drunk driving crash that killed a Bakersfield couple last month. [KCOY] Vicente Muniz Montez, 38, allegedly crashed head on into a vehicle... (Continue reading)

Hard money lender sentenced to five years

Heritage Lending’s former president Candy Wells was sentenced on Thursday to five years in prison for fraudulent practices in the offer and sale of securities. Wells plead no contest in August to five counts of securities fraud. After listening to... (Continue reading)

Should California inmates practice safe sex?

A California lawmaker has proposed requiring state prison officials to distribute condoms to inmates in order to limit the spread of HIV and other diseases. [ABC 10] Democratic Assemblyman Rob Bonta’s bill, AB 999, would require the state Department of... (Continue reading)

Third strike gives SLO man 30 to life for domestic violence

A San Luis Obispo man received a 30 years to life sentence Thursday for a domestic violence conviction. [Tribune] In February, a jury found Robert Eugene Deutsch guilty of domestic violence for strangling his girlfriend. Due to having committed previous... (Continue reading)