Articles Tagged With ‘San Luis Obispo Superior Court’

Man pleads to attempted murder with an American flag

A San Luis Obispo man who attempted to murder a 90-year-old woman with an American flag pleaded no contest Wednesday to attempted murder. [Tribune] Under the plea agreement, Brennen Fulfer, 26, will receive a 13-year sentence. According to court testimony,... (Continue reading)

Excelaron appeals $6 billion lawsuit dismissal

By KAREN VELIE An appellate court will determine if San Luis Obispo County officials should be able to have a lawsuit dismissed after their staff provided deceptive information in an apparent attempt to mislead the plaintiff. In what could become... (Continue reading)

Murder victim’s family angry over 40 year sentence

The husband and sister of a woman who was murdered by her mentally ill son told the court they were upset about the 40-year to life sentence given to Christopher Shumey. Shumey allegedly shot and killed his mother, a 65-year-old... (Continue reading)

Myers mother speaks out after delivery of guilty verdict

A day after a San Luis Obispo jury found Rhonda Wisto and Jacob York guilty of kidnapping, torturing and murdering Dystiny Myers, the victim’s mother shared her thoughts on the trial. [KCOY] Aileen Myers said she could hardly bear the... (Continue reading)

Battle over Atascadero Walmart goes to court

San Luis Obispo Superior Court Judge Jac Crawford heard arguments Tuesday on whether the city of Atascadero followed environmental law when it approved the construction of a Walmart in June. An attorney for Save Atascadero, a group opposed to the... (Continue reading)

Excelaron weighing options, considering appeal

An attorney for Excelaron, the company seeking to drill as many as 12 oil wells in the Huasna Valley near Arroyo Grande, said she is considering appealing last week’s dismissal of a more than $6 billion lawsuit she filed against... (Continue reading)

Co-conspirator describes Myers beating and burning

Former Dystiny Myers murder defendant Jason Greenwell took the stand Monday in the trial of Jacob York and his mother, Rhonda Wisto, and described his account of the 2010 slaying of the 15-year-old Santa Maria runaway. Greenwell, who pled guilty... (Continue reading)

Accused killer changes plea, won’t testify

BULLETIN: A key witness in the trial of alleged murderers Jacob York and his mother, Rhonda Wisto, surprised prosecutors and a courtroom full of spectators Monday morning by reneging on an earlier promise to testify. Cody Lane Miller invoked his... (Continue reading)

Jury views taped confession of accused Myers killer

By DANIEL BLACKBURN A gripping interrogation videotape showing sheriff’s detectives patiently breaking down murder suspect Frank Jacob York took center stage Thursday as the first week of trial of Dystiny Myers’ alleged killers concluded. The two-hour videotape concluded with York... (Continue reading)

Wisto feared Myers would expose meth trade

By DANIEL BLACKBURN and KAREN VELIE County prosecutors continued Wednesday to cultivate the concept of culpability of a mother-son “criminal enterprise” in the violent slaying of 15-year-old Dystiny Myers, weaving a sordid story of life inside a drug dealing family.... (Continue reading)