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




Cambria woman to get prison time for embezzlement

A woman who was found to have embezzled more than $1 million from a Cambria construction business reached a plea deal with San Luis Obispo County prosecutors that will place her in state prison for up to 10 years. On... (Continue reading)

DA’s office and city of SLO feud over ballot measure

A feud has broken out between the San Luis Obispo County District Attorney’s Office and the city of San Luis Obispo over the city’s upcoming special election. The districts attorney’s Office says it appears the city unlawfully repealed the rental... (Continue reading)

Animal neglect charges filed against former elected official

A former California Valley CSD director whom prosecutors previously accused of lying about where she lived is now charged with felony animal neglect. Authorities seized 11 horses from a rural Santa Margarita property in the new case against Misty Marie... (Continue reading)

Nipomo murder suspect turned over to ICE after DA drops charges

A 24-year-old man who was accused of murdering his girlfriend in Nipomo less than a year after he was deported to Mexico was released from San Luis Obispo County Jail on Wednesday after local prosecutors dropped their case against him.... (Continue reading)

Former Grover Beach officer facing new charge of manslaughter over dog attack

The San Luis Obispo County District Attorney’s Office is filing an additional charge of felony involuntary manslaughter against the former Grover Beach police officer whose dogs attacked and killed a 64-year-old Grover Beach man. Alex Geiger, 25, already faces two... (Continue reading)

Jury deadlocked in heated retrial of North County rape case

For the second time, the case involving a Paso Robles man who is accused of raping his girlfriend’s aunt appears to be headed for a mistrial. The retrial of the rape case has featured arguments between jurors and jurors mouthing... (Continue reading)

SLO prosecutors to retry Paso Robles man on rape charge

Less than a year after completing one trial, a Paso Robles man accused of raping his girlfriend’s aunt is heading back to court for another. Last July, a San Luis Obispo jury acquitted Rian Mabus, 32, of one of two... (Continue reading)

McNamara Realty to pay $30,000 to settle asbestos case

San Luis Obispo real estate and property management company McNamara Realty has agreed to pay $30,000 in order to settle a civil case over illegal removal and disposal of asbestos-containing material. Following an investigation conducted by the San Luis Obispo... (Continue reading)

Atascadero Republican activist charged with electioneering at polling place

Following the release of a YouTube video published by an opponent of the rejected Santa Margarita quarry project, an elderly Atascadero activist has come in the cross hairs of state prosecutors and is now facing charges. Edith Knight is facing... (Continue reading)

Bookkeeper allegedly embezzled more than $1 million from Cambria business

A former bookkeeper embezzled more than $1 million from a Cambria construction business, according to a criminal complaint filed last week by the San Luis Obispo County District Attorney’s Office. Elizabeth Edith Shaw, 68, embezzled the money from her former... (Continue reading)