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




Arroyo Grande teacher sentenced for sex with a student

A former Arroyo Grande High School culinary arts teacher who pleaded no contest to charges of sexual intercourse with an underage student was sentenced Thursday to six months in jail and four years probation. Tara Stumph’s probation includes mandatory participation... (Continue reading)

Jury rules Los Osos man did not drive high in fatal crash

A San Luis Obispo County jury found a Los Osos man not guilty of four felony counts this week related to allegations he was high on spice when he crashed his car, killing two passengers and injuring two others. The... (Continue reading)

Nipomo woman stole $117,000 from elderly man in reverse mortgage scheme

A former Nipomo financial services advisor talked an elderly man into taking out a reverse mortgage on his home and then stole $117,000 from him, according to the San Luis Obispo County District Attorney’s Office. Araceli Cortes, 38, is slated... (Continue reading)

Prosecutor’s error leads to reversal of Cambria child molester’s conviction

A California appellate court overturned the 2014 conviction of a Cambria man who allegedly molested a young boy. The court ruled the conviction invalid because a San Luis Obispo County prosecutor improperly told jurors that the Cambria man did not... (Continue reading)

Drugged man who killed Los Osos teen pleads no contest

A 24-year-old Paso Robles man pleaded no contest earlier this month to a single felony count of vehicular manslaughter in the death of a Los Osos teen. Alexander Paul Gonzales allegedly hit and killed the teen just minutes after receiving... (Continue reading)

Templeton robbery defendant evades adult court

Stating that 17-year-old Wyatt Douglas Warnars is unsophisticated and “the poster child for a juvenile delinquent,” San Luis Obispo Judge John Trice ruled the teen should be tried as a minor for his role in the Templeton home invasion robbery... (Continue reading)

Sheriff’s deputies who shot and killed suspect identified

The San Luis Obispo County Sheriff’s Office has identified the two deputies who shot and killed a 34-year-old man on Highway 101 in Atascadero early Tuesday morning as Senior Deputy Greg Roach and Deputy Jonathan Calvert. Sheriff’s officials describe Roach... (Continue reading)

John Wallace arrested on felony conflict of interest charges

Editors Note: “The criminal complaint against John Wallace is attached below the article. By KAREN VELIE The San Luis Obispo County District Attorney’s office has filed felony conflict of interest charges against 73-year-old John Wallace, the former administrator of the... (Continue reading)

Dog that killed Grover Beach man history of biting

The former police dog that attacked and killed a 64-year-old Grover Beach man once bit an officer on the hand. The bite likely was not a serious misstep by the dog, and Exeter Police Department records show the K-9’s only... (Continue reading)

Alleged SLO torturer takes plea deal

A San Luis Obispo man who allegedly tortured and tried to kill his girlfriend reached a plea deal last week with prosecutors. Timothy Hayes, 36, is now expected to receive a nine-year prison sentence. [KSBY] In Sept. 2014, Hayes allegedly... (Continue reading)