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




No trial for SLO doctor arrested for narcotics abuses after DA fails to arraign her in time

By JOSH FRIEDMAN A judge dismissed on Monday the felony charges against a San Luis Obispo doctor accused of running a prescription drug pill mill after prosecutors failed to arraign her in time and the statute of limitations expired. [Cal... (Continue reading)

Detectives recover $250,000 in silver stolen from rural Paso Robles

A man who recently lost approximately $250,000 worth of silver to theft has gotten it all back, according to the San Luis Obispo County Sheriff’s Office. [Cal Coast Times] On Nov. 24, sheriff’s deputies took a burglary report from a... (Continue reading)

Why were violent Paso Robles bank robbery suspects released?

By JOSH FRIEDMAN Two of the three suspects arrested for robbing Chase Bank in Paso Robles last week have been let out of jail, and San Luis Obispo County prosecutors have yet to file charges against any of the men.... (Continue reading)

Arroyo Grande campaign worker charged with vandalism

By KAREN VELIE A Caren Ray for mayor campaign worker with a history of vandalism and stealing campaign signs has been charged with felony vandalism for allegedly damaging more than $4,000 in city, business, campaign and personal property during the... (Continue reading)

Judge rules Dan Dow can personally prosecute case

Judge Barry LaBarbera ruled Friday that San Luis Obispo County District Attorney Dan Dow can personally try a sexual assault case against a Cambria man. [Cal Coast Times] Last month, attorney Ilan Funke-Bilu filed a motion that Dow should be... (Continue reading)

Despite DNA evidence, no prosecution for officer accused of rape

By KAREN VELIE The San Luis Obispo County District Attorney’s Office has elected not to charge a Paso Robles Officer accused of sexual assault while on the job even though his DNA was found at the alleged victim’s home, officials... (Continue reading)

San Miguel CSD bookkeeper charged with embezzlement

The San Luis Obispo County District Attorney’s Office filed felony embezzlement charges on Tuesday against a former San Miguel Community Services District bookkeeper who allegedly embezzled $38,000 in district funds. [Cal Coast Times] Kallie Leighanne Johnson, 29, misappropriated and embezzled... (Continue reading)

Santa Margarita man convicted of mailing meth

A man who attempted to mail methamphetamine from Atascadero to Alabama received a felony conviction Thursday following a trial in San Luis Obispo Superior Court. [Cal Coast Times] On Sept. 11, 2017, John Henry Robinson tried to ship a parcel... (Continue reading)

SLO man sentenced to 20 years for stalking and criminal threats

A San Luis Obispo man was sentenced on Tuesday to 20 years in prison for stalking a woman in person and on social media. [Cal Coast Times] During the summer and spring of 2016, Michael Sidney Smith, 50, followed a... (Continue reading)

SLO County inmate found dead, hanging from bedding

A 47-year-old inmate at the San Luis Obispo County Jail was found dead Saturday from an apparent suicide, according to the sheriff’s department. [Cal Coast Times] Shortly before noon, a correctional deputy found Michael Wayne Nonella of Arroyo Grande hanging... (Continue reading)