Articles Tagged With ‘rape’




Man who pimped Los Osos teen sentenced to decades

A 40-year-old man convicted of raping and pimping a Los Osos teen received a prison sentence of more than 60 years. [Tribune] Richard Scott Brooks met the then-17-year-old girl on Craigslist in July 2014. Brooks had sexual relations with her... (Continue reading)

Los Osos teen was raped, sodomized and pimped, jury rules

A San Luis Obispo jury found a 40-year-old San Francisco man guilty of 19 crimes related to the sexual abuse of a Los Osos teen he met on Craigslist. The convictions include rape, sodomy, pimping and oral copulation with a... (Continue reading)

Sex videos played at rape trial

Prosecutors played a video of a 40-year-old San Francisco man having sex with a Los Osos teen he allegedly met on Craigslist during a trial Monday in San Luis Obispo Superior Court. The screen was positioned so that jurors could... (Continue reading)

Los Osos man avoids prison time for rape of disabled teen

A Los Osos man has taken a plea deal that will allow him to spend just one year in jail for sexually penetrating a developmentally disabled 16-year-old girl. [Tribune] Steve Linzmeier, 57, pleaded no contest Tuesday to child molestation, sexual... (Continue reading)

Cayucos firefighter allegedly had a sex slave

As the sex slave of former Cayucos firefighter Oscar Higueros Jr., a teenage Los Osos girl had to engage in intercourse with her master as often as five times a day over the course of a month, court testimony indicates.... (Continue reading)

Rape bill seeks to remedy loophole

A loophole in the state’s rape law would be plugged by a proposal from a Democratic legislator which passed the Senate Monday on a 37-0 vote. (Sacramento Bee) The bill by Sen. Doreen Evans of Santa Rosa is similar to... (Continue reading)

Predator Karsai at home in Santa Barbara County

A sexually violent predator has been released from a state hospital and will live in northern Santa Barbara County. (Santa Maria Times) Tibor Karsai, 60, had been incarcerated at Coalinga State Hospital and now will live in a motor home... (Continue reading)

Achadjian to lead effort to change rape law

Central Coast Assemblyman Katcho Achadjian plans to introduce a bill that would expand the definition of rape to include impersonating the victim’s boyfriend, fiancé or significant other. [LA Times] Last week, a California state appeals court overturned the rape conviction... (Continue reading)