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




Man sentenced to life in prison for SLO murder, mutilating remains

By JOSH FRIEDMAN A judge has sentenced a 44-year-old man to 96 years to life in prison for murdering a 64-year-old man and mutilating his remains in the Bianchi Open Space area behind Megan’s Organic Market in San Luis Obispo.... (Continue reading)

Former SLO consignment store owner sentenced to felony probation

By JOSH FRIEDMAN A judge has sentenced a woman who owned a San Luis Obispo consignment store to felony probation and more than 1,000 hours of community service, in addition to a requirement she pay more than $300,000 in restitution,... (Continue reading)

DA charges Grover Beach man over crash that killed bicyclist

By JOSH FRIEDMAN A Grover Beach man is scheduled to appear in court on Wednesday after the San Luis Obispo County District Attorney’s Office charged him with misdemeanor vehicular manslaughter over a New Year’s Day crash that killed a local... (Continue reading)

Atascadero man sentenced to 70 years to life for child molestation

By JOSH FRIEDMAN The San Luis Obispo County District Attorney’s Office announced on Tuesday that a judge sentenced a 47-year-old Atascadero man to 70 years to life in prison for repeatedly molesting two children. Christopher Wayne Clark pleaded guilty to... (Continue reading)

Paso Robles man convicted of hit-and-run resulting in death

By JOSH FRIEDMAN A San Luis Obispo County jury on Wednesday convicted a Paso Robles man of felony hit-and-run resulting in death for running over a pedestrian whom another vehicle had already struck and then fleeing the scene. On July... (Continue reading)

Jury deliberating in Paso Robles man’s trial over pedestrian death

By JOSH FRIEDMAN A jury is deliberating in the hit-and-run trial of a Paso Robles man who allegedly fled the scene after running over a pedestrian whom another vehicle had already struck. [Tribune] On July 3, 2021, shortly before 2... (Continue reading)

Jury convicts Santa Maria woman of striking Arroyo Grande officer with car

By JOSH FRIEDMAN A San Luis Obispo County jury has convicted a Santa Maria woman of striking an Arroyo Grande police officer with her car, as well as driving under the influence of alcohol causing serious injury. Shortly before 6... (Continue reading)

Santa Maria man convicted of murder over Nipomo DUI crash that killed teen

By JOSH FRIEDMAN A San Luis Obispo County jury has convicted a Santa Maria man of second-degree murder for driving intoxicated and in the wrong direction on Highway 101 in Nipomo and killing a 14-year-old. On the night of March... (Continue reading)

Judge declares mistrial in SLO County fentanyl murder case

By JOSH FRIEDMAN After jurors failed to reach a unanimous verdict, a judge declared a mistrial Wednesday in the SLO County murder case of a woman who sold fentanyl that killed a Templeton man. [Tribune] While the jury convicted Brandi... (Continue reading)

SLO man arrested for sexual abusing two kids

By JOSH FRIEDMAN San Luis Obispo police officers on Thursday arrested a 46-year-old man who allegedly sexually abused a girl and a boy. In September, SLOPD’s Detective Bureau launched an investigation into a reported sexual assault of a juvenile female.... (Continue reading)