Articles Tagged With ‘San Luis Obispo Superior Court’




Warrant issued for Templeton sex offender

A Templeton man who pled guilty to sexually molesting two children failed to appear at a hearing Monday prompting the judge to issue a warrant for his arrest. Donald Baker, 40, has repeatedly not shown up for his sentencing hearings.... (Continue reading)

Convicted sex offender wants sentencing delayed

A Templeton man who pled guilty to sexually molesting two children asked a judge on Tuesday to delay his sentencing until Feb. 20 after he receives radiation treatment for cancer. [Tribune] Donald Baker, 40, told San Luis Obispo Superior Court... (Continue reading)

Six more medical marijuana cases dismissed

After more than a year of courtroom hearings, the San Luis Obispo County District Attorney’s office told the court it could not move ahead with its cases against six of the dozen arrested in 2010 for selling medical marijuana. [SLONewTimes]... (Continue reading)

Non-profit administrator sentenced to jail

A woman accused of embezzling tens of thousands of dollars from two local non-profits was sentenced to six months in San Luis Obispo County Jail and three years probation on Friday. In November, Morgan Rafferty, 48, pleaded no contest to... (Continue reading)

Estate Financial felon getting out of prison early

A principal in a fraudulent $3oo million investment scheme he ran out of the Estate Financial Inc. office in Paso Robles, which financially ruined thousands of people, is slated to be released after serving a little more than three years... (Continue reading)

Arroyo Grande cross burning suspect facing drug charges

One of the defendants accused of burning a cross in Arroyo Grande in an attempt to terrorize a black teen is now facing additional charges of bringing drugs into the San Luis Obispo County Jail. On Thursday, Jason Kahn, 36,... (Continue reading)

Frias charged with second sexual assault

A man accused of attempting to rape an Arroyo Grande teenager last year will also be tried for a second, more-violent assault and rape during a trial set for January in San Luis Obispo County Superior Court, a judge ruled... (Continue reading)

Arroyo Grande teen to be tried as an adult

The 16-year-old accused of burning down the Arroyo Grande Boys Scouts of America building in May will likely be tried as an adult. [SantaMariaTimes] Police arrested the currently unnamed 16-year-old Arroyo Grande High School student and Caleb Joseph Pelletier, 18,... (Continue reading)

Judge rejects guilty plea of man accused of killing his mother

Christopher Shumey, accused of killing his mother and shooting at police officers, appeared before San Luis Obispo County Superior Court Judge Michael Duffy Tuesday morning and, against the wishes of his attorney, said he would like to plead guilty to... (Continue reading)

Fighting firefighter faces felony trial

A San Luis Obispo Superior Court judge ruled this week that John Ryan Mason, an off-duty firefighter who brawled at a June wedding, will go to trial. Judge Michael Duffy said there is sufficient evidence for trial to proceed. Mason,... (Continue reading)