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




Dog that killed Grover Beach man was police K-9

The dog that attacked and killed a 64-year-old Grover Beach man was an Exeter Police Department K-9. Grover Beach Police Officer Alex Geiger was the dog’s handler during his time with the Central Valley police department. Geiger left Exeter to... (Continue reading)

Animal Services sends Grover Beach dog case to DA’s office

San Luis Obispo County Animal Services has competed its investigation into the deadly Grover Beach dog attack and has submitted the case to the District Attorney’s Office. Prosecutors are expected to announce later this week whether they will file charges.... (Continue reading)

SLO High arson damage climbs to about $2 million

The computer lab fire that three former San Luis Obispo High School students allegedly set caused more than $1.8 million worth of damage, according to several estimates. Police have now arrested each of the defendants twice, and one of the... (Continue reading)

Driver who killed triathlete was on the phone, suit alleges

A lawsuit filed by the family of triathlete Bridget Dawson alleges the driver who struck and killed the champion competitor was on the phone at the time of the crash. [Tribune] Phone records show Oceano resident Lisa Smith, 53, was... (Continue reading)

Two drivers charged with manslaughter over SLO County crashes

Prosecutors have charged two drivers with manslaughter over separate deadly crashes that recently occurred in San Luis Obispo County. A Nipomo man is facing a misdemeanor charge pertaining to the death of a French woman, while a Templeton man is... (Continue reading)

Prosecution of Templeton robbery case sparks feud

As the San Luis Obispo County District Attorney’s Office prosecutes a Templeton home invasion robbery case, disputes are arising over which defendants should receive which plea deals. A teen accused of beating two other teens over the head with a... (Continue reading)

Lypps acquitted of killing his wife in formerly cold Morro Bay case

Following a cold case DNA discovery and twists and turns in court, a Morro Bay murder case ended Monday without a conviction. A San Luis Obispo County jury found Nipomo man James Lypps not guilty of murdering his wife at... (Continue reading)

Judge dismisses voter fraud case against CSD director

A San Luis Obispo County judge threw out a voter fraud case involving a California Valley CSD director who was accused of living in Paso Robles. Judge Craig Van Rooyen said he understood why the SLO County District Attorney’s Office... (Continue reading)

Homeless bus thief gets six years for Grover Beach crime spree

A 36-year-old homeless man has received a six-year prison sentence for an ambitious crime spree he embarked upon in June. On a single day, David James Krause, 36, started a fire; stole a bus and crashed it; burglarized a home;... (Continue reading)

Trial begins in formerly cold Morro Bay murder case

Trial has finally begun in the murder case involving a Nipomo man accused of having murdered his wife at the couple’s then-Morro Bay home in 2009. The prosecution says James Lypps, 66, strangled and then drowned his wife, while the... (Continue reading)