Articles Tagged With ‘San Luis Obispo Superior Court’




Former Grover Beach officer facing new charge of manslaughter over dog attack

The San Luis Obispo County District Attorney’s Office is filing an additional charge of felony involuntary manslaughter against the former Grover Beach police officer whose dogs attacked and killed a 64-year-old Grover Beach man. Alex Geiger, 25, already faces two... (Continue reading)

Jury deadlocked in heated retrial of North County rape case

For the second time, the case involving a Paso Robles man who is accused of raping his girlfriend’s aunt appears to be headed for a mistrial. The retrial of the rape case has featured arguments between jurors and jurors mouthing... (Continue reading)

SLO prosecutors to retry Paso Robles man on rape charge

Less than a year after completing one trial, a Paso Robles man accused of raping his girlfriend’s aunt is heading back to court for another. Last July, a San Luis Obispo jury acquitted Rian Mabus, 32, of one of two... (Continue reading)

Court dismisses Knight’s soliciting a vote charge

By KAREN VELIE and JOSH FRIEDMAN The court dismissed a charge of soliciting a vote in the trial of 86-year-old Edith Knight of Atascadero at a trial that kicked off Wednesday in San Luis Obispo Superior Court. Knight was facing... (Continue reading)

Californians crowd SLO courthouse to back woman charged with electioneering

Residents from all over California showed up at San Luis Obispo Superior Court on Tuesday to support an elderly Atascadero woman whom state prosecutors have charged with electioneering. [KSBY] Edith Knight is facing two misdemeanor counts, and if convicted, could... (Continue reading)

Driver convicted of manslaughter in North County Christmas Eve crash

A San Luis Obispo County jury convicted a Las Vegas truck driver of four counts of vehicular manslaughter with gross negligence for the deaths of four San Miguel residents in a 2014 Christmas Eve crash. Philip Ken Trujillo now faces... (Continue reading)

Man gets 38 years to life for attack on SLO woman

An Atascadero man who attacked a 20-year-old woman outside her San Luis Obispo apartment in 2015 received a prison sentence of 38 years to life on Wednesday. Derrick Robert Moore, 27, pleaded no contest to first-degree burglary causing great bodily... (Continue reading)

Flaming cocktail severely burned man at San Simeon bar, suit alleges

A Southern California man suffered second and third-degree burns after a bartender at San Simeon Beach Bar & Grill served him a flaming cocktail and told him to “just drink it,” according to a lawsuit filed last month in San... (Continue reading)

Alleged Cambria embezzler let out of jail to sell property

A San Luis Obispo judge granted a woman accused of embezzling more than $1 million from a Cambria construction business a temporary release from jail so that she can sell personal assets to repay her alleged victims. [Tribune] Elizabeth Edith... (Continue reading)

ASH tried to cover up murder, fired whistleblower, lawsuit alleges

Atascadero State Hospital staff allegedly tried to cover up its apparent liability in a 2014 murder in which a patient strangled to death his roommate. ASH then fired a social worker for blowing the whistle, according to a lawsuit filed... (Continue reading)