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




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)

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)

Gloria Allred files suit accusing Nipomo wrestling coach of sexual abuse

Renowned feminist lawyer Gloria Allred has filed suit on behalf of a Nipomo High School student who was allegedly abused  by one of the school’s former wrestling coaches. [Cal Coast Times] The suit alleges Justin Magdaleno sexually molested the girl... (Continue reading)

DA drops felony charges in attempted kidnapping case

A woman who allegedly attempted to kidnap a 3-year-old boy at the San Luis Obispo Target store is no longer charged with a pair of felonies and is now facing a single misdemeanor count of battery. [Cal Coast Times] In... (Continue reading)

DA notifies SLO County lawyers of employee’s false testimony

Defense attorneys around San Luis Obispo County have now received notification that a longtime district attorney’s office staffer who previously testified in court as an expert witness with a college degree, never graduated. [Cal Coast Times] Tracy Nix, an 18-year... (Continue reading)

Worrell on leave, IWMA fraud investigation continues

By Cal Coast Times staff The San Luis Obispo County Integrated Waste Management Authority Board voted unanimously on Wednesday to place the agency’s manager on paid administrative leave because of criminal allegations of misuse of public funds. [Cal Coast Times]... (Continue reading)