Articles Tagged With ‘San Luis Obispo County Jail’




SLO County women’s jail project $3.3 million over budget

The San Luis Obispo County Board of Supervisors approved a $1.1 million cost overrun on the ongoing expansion of the women’s jail on Tuesday. Builders have also fallen one year behind schedule on the project. [Tribune] Previously, the supervisors approved... (Continue reading)

Paso Robles clairvoyant dies in sheriff’s department custody

A 62-year-old Paso Robles woman and self-proclaimed clairvoyant, who was due to stand trial for the murder of a 34-year-old man, died while in custody on Saturday. Nicole Honait Luxor died of bladder cancer, which metastasized to her liver. In... (Continue reading)

Nipomo woman receives 15 years to life for killing bicyclist

During a teary sentencing hearing, a San Luis Obispo judge ordered a Nipomo woman to serve 15 years to life in state prison for killing a bicyclist while driving under the influence of drugs and alcohol. The woman also fled... (Continue reading)

Atascadero teen sentenced to year in jail for 9/11 stunt

An Atascadero teen has received a one-year jail sentence for a stunt that brought the bomb squad out to San Gabriel Elementary School and shut down the campus for two weeks. Bret Stephen Landen, 18, carried out the stunt on... (Continue reading)

Lacey Fowler let out of jail after most charges dropped

A San Luis Obispo judge sentenced former Cuesta College employee Lacey Fowler last week to nearly a year in jail, yet Fowler is already out of custody, according to county sheriff’s office records. Prosecutors dropped the majority of the charges... (Continue reading)

Burglar caught in Hawaii after breaking into SLO County ATMs

A Bay Area man allegedly stole cash from ATMs in Northern California and San Luis Obispo County late last year and then arrived in Hawaii in time to ring in the new year. But, on New Year’s Eve, Honolulu police... (Continue reading)

Suspect in Atascadero standoff identified

An Atascadero man who, in emotional distress, fired shots and engaged in a standoff with police on Sunday has been identified as 53-year-old John Floyd Jones, according to San Luis Obispo County Jail records. Jones is still in jail, as... (Continue reading)

SLO County inmate escapes work program

Authorities are searching for a 5 foot 2 inch tall man who escaped custody Monday by walking and riding away from his daily work program at Camp San Luis Obispo. The inmate was last seen riding a gray BMX cycle,... (Continue reading)

Illegal immigrants accused of violent Central Coast attacks

By JOSH FRIEDMAN Two men accused of committing recent assaults that left Central Coast residents with serious injuries have been identified by Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) as illegal immigrants, and one of the suspects is now out of jail.... (Continue reading)

Man acquitted of sexual assault sues SLO County

A South County man spent almost two years in county jail, where he lost two teeth, after sheriff’s detectives and prosecutors falsely accused him of sexually assaulting two teenagers, according to a lawsuit filed last week in San Luis Obispo... (Continue reading)