Articles Tagged With ‘San Luis Obispo Superior Court’




Feces-eating bank robber sentenced to seven years

A 40-year-old man who said the Virgin Mary ordered him to rob a San Luis Obispo bank and eat his own feces has received a seven-year prison sentence. [KSBY] San Luis Obispo Judge Donald Umhofer said during Monday’s sentencing hearing... (Continue reading)

Rod Jarmin and Tammy Jordan’s trial starts Monday

By KAREN VELIE Four years after they were arrested for seven counts of fraud and embezzlement, Real Property Lenders (RPL) of Paso Robles principals Rod Jarmin and Tammy Jordan’s trial will begin on Monday. In April 2014, Jarmin, 76, and... (Continue reading)

SLO judge sides with Jerry Brown in parole dispute

A San Luis Obispo Judge ruled that Governor Jerry Brown exercised legitimate authority when he overturned a decision to parole a 23-year-old San Luis Obispo man, who at 13 used a skateboard to beat an 87-year-old man to death. [Tribune]... (Continue reading)

Los Osos man avoids prison time for rape of disabled teen

A Los Osos man has taken a plea deal that will allow him to spend just one year in jail for sexually penetrating a developmentally disabled 16-year-old girl. [Tribune] Steve Linzmeier, 57, pleaded no contest Tuesday to child molestation, sexual... (Continue reading)

SLO County bank robber gets 25 years to life

A Santa Maria man about to stand trial for three San Luis Obispo County bank robberies has accepted a 25 years to life sentence. George Jessie Gonzales pleaded no contest Tuesday to three counts of robbery, according to a San... (Continue reading)

Thomas Yanaga trial fast approaching

Paso Robles murder suspect Thomas Yanaga, who has been in and out of jail and accused of attempting to kill another person since his initial arrest, may be just two months away from standing trial for a killing that occurred... (Continue reading)

SLO judge frees man he once gave life sentence

More than 20 years after sentencing a 16-year-old to life in prison without parole, San Luis Obispo Judge Michael Duffy has ordered the release of the now 37-year-old man. When he was 13-years-old, Mexican national Freddie Chacon was sent to... (Continue reading)

Anti-addiction meds caused fatal Los Osos crash, attorney says

The 22-year-old man accused of using drugs prior to a 2014 crash that killed a Los Osos teen was actually under the influence of anti-addiction medication, his attorney claims. Last June, Alexander Gonzales, 22, was driving in the wrong lane... (Continue reading)

Appellate court rejects APCD rehearing request

By KAREN VELIE After spending less than two days reviewing the San Luis Obispo County Air Pollution Control District’s request for a rehearing on the Oceano Dunes dust rule lawsuit, on Thursday, the 2nd Appellate Court in Ventura denied the... (Continue reading)

Ex-Cal Poly football player pleads in frat robbery case

One of the five former Cal Poly football players accused of attempting to rob a fraternity house last year has accepted a plea deal that will keep him out of jail. [Tribune] Cortland Josiah Fort, whom prosecutors accused of being... (Continue reading)