Articles Tagged With ‘sentencing’




Woman who sold fentanyl that killed Templeton man gets seven years in prison

By JOSH FRIEDMAN A San Luis Obispo County judge on Friday sentenced a woman to seven years in prison for selling the fentanyl that killed a Templeton man.  On Oct. 27, 2022, a caller reported finding a body behind the... (Continue reading)

Killer who dumped body in Nipomo sentenced to 35 years to life

By JOSH FRIEDMAN A Santa Barbara County judge on Wednesday sentenced a Santa Maria woman to 35 years to life in prison for murdering a man whose remains were found on a Nipomo golf course in 2020.  Following a trial... (Continue reading)

Serial arsonist gets 25 years to life over fire near SLO Elks Lodge

  By JOSH FRIEDMAN A judge last week sentenced a San Luis Obispo man and serial arsonist to 25 years to life in prison for intentionally setting a fire that burned a homeless camp near the SLO Elks Lodge.  On... (Continue reading)

Stepdad attacks stepdaughter’s killer in Central Coast courtroom

By JOSH FRIEDMAN A brief fight erupted when a grieving stepfather attacked his stepdaughter’s killer in a Central Coast courtroom during the murderer’s sentencing hearing on Wednesday. [VC Star] During the hearing in Ventura County Superior Court, relatives of the... (Continue reading)

Man gets 25 years to life for elderly Arroyo Grande woman’s murder

By JOSH FRIEDMAN A judge sentenced a Fresno man on Tuesday to 25 years to life in prison for the murder of an elderly woman whom he killed in her rural Arroyo Grande home. [KSBY] On Nov. 27, 2020, while... (Continue reading)

Man gets 25 years to life for raping, impregnating teen in Nipomo

By JOSH FRIEDMAN A San Luis Obispo County judge sentenced a man to 25 years to life in prison for raping a 17-year-old girl, whom he impregnated.  Florentino Marcelino Ramonsantiago, now 30, raped the victim on April 29, 2021 at... (Continue reading)

Paso Robles man sentenced to 50 years to life for raping children

By JOSH FRIEDMAN A judge sentenced a Paso Robles man on Tuesday to 50 years to life in prison for raping two children under the the age of 10. Eric Allen Moore, 33, sexually abused the victims between 2017 and... (Continue reading)

Paso Robles man given 25 years in prison for sexually assaulting woman in her bed

By JOSH FRIEDMAN A judge sentenced a man on Tuesday to 25 years and eight months in prison for entering a Paso Robles home and sexually assaulting a woman who was sleeping inside.  On Feb. 8 at about 3 a.m.,... (Continue reading)

2001 Morro Bay murder sentenced to life in prison

By JOSH FRIEDMAN More than two decades after a double-murder at Morro Strand State Campground, a San Luis Obispo County judge on Monday sentenced the gunman to life in prison without the possibility of parole. Stephen Arthur Deflaun, now 64,... (Continue reading)

Man convicted of Los Osos murder seeking new sentence

By JOSH FRIEDMAN A man convicted of murder over a home invasion gone wrong in Lost Osos is seeking a reduced sentence. [Tribune] In 2009, a trio of men conspired to invade the Los Osos home of Peter Davis and... (Continue reading)