Articles Tagged With ‘Santa Barbara Superior Court’

Santa Maria man convicted of murder over Nipomo DUI crash that killed teen

By JOSH FRIEDMAN A San Luis Obispo County jury has convicted a Santa Maria man of second-degree murder for driving intoxicated and in the wrong direction on Highway 101 in Nipomo and killing a 14-year-old. On the night of March... (Continue reading)

Paso Robles man sentenced to six years for guns, drugs, child endangerment

By JOSH FRIEDMAN A judge sentenced a Paso Robles man to six years in prison for firearm, drug and child endangerment offenses.  On May 10, 2022, the San Luis Obispo County Sheriff’s Gang Task Force launched an investigation into Todd... (Continue reading)

Santa Maria man gets four-year sentence for accidental shooting death

A Santa Maria man who shot and killed his 13-year-old brother in what authorities described as an accident received a four-year prison sentence on Thursday. [KSBY] On Feb. 3, Fernando Navarro, 19, shot and wounded Leonardo Navarro in the 600... (Continue reading)

Santa Maria hatchet murderer facing release

The doctors of a former altar boy who killed a senior citizen in a random hatchet attack in Santa Maria five years ago have recommended that their patient be released, a decision that is now under the purview of the... (Continue reading)

Former Capps aide facing 20 years to life

A former Lois Capps aide who is accused of causing a deadly collision in Santa Barbara is facing 20 years to life in prison after agreeing to a plea deal with prosecutors. [KSBY] Raymond Morua, a former district staffer for... (Continue reading)