Articles Tagged With ‘sentencing’




Santa Barbara police officer headed to jail for fraud

A 28-year-old Santa Barbara police officer was sentenced Friday to 120 days in jail for workers compensation fraud, according to Santa Barbara County District Attorney Joyce E. Dudley Jacob Finerty pled to four counts of felony workers’ compensation fraud. Following... (Continue reading)

Los Osos man facing prison time for burning his own home

On top of destroying his own home and suffering third-degree burns on 30 percent of his body, a Los Osos man is now facing prison time — up to eight years and eight months. On Wednesday, a San Luis Obispo... (Continue reading)

California mandatory prison bill passes after Stanford sexual assault

The California State Assembly voted 66-0 in favor of a bill that would mandate prison sentences for anyone convicted of sexually assaulting an unconscious person. The bill now heads to Gov. Jerry Brown’s desk. [NPR] In June, former Stanford student... (Continue reading)

Oceano man gets 18 years to life in prison for wife’s murder

A 27-year-old Oceano man who slit his wife’s throat while she was sleeping in a bed with the couple’s 3-year-old son has received a sentence of 18 years to life in prison. Humberto Jacobo Chavez received the maximum sentence based... (Continue reading)

Motel room standoff suspect sentenced to 14 years

A Nipomo man whom San Luis Obispo County Sheriff’s deputies spent two weeks searching for has received a 14-year prison sentence for attempted murder. The search for Richard Anthony Rodriguez included a 12-hour standoff with an empty motel room. On... (Continue reading)

Former Cal Poly football player sentenced to five years in prison

A former Cal Poly football player was sentenced to five years and two months in prison for trying to rob a San Luis Obispo fraternity house at gunpoint. The former wide receiver faced a minimum sentence of 4.5 years and... (Continue reading)

Santa Maria church leader sentenced for child sex abuse

A 26-year-old Santa Maria man has received an eight-year prison sentence for sexually abusing a child. The man recently served as a local church leader for youth and worked as a youth sports coach. [KSBY] Daniel James Moreno pleaded guilty... (Continue reading)

Nipomo woman receives 15 years to life for killing bicyclist

During a teary sentencing hearing, a San Luis Obispo judge ordered a Nipomo woman to serve 15 years to life in state prison for killing a bicyclist while driving under the influence of drugs and alcohol. The woman also fled... (Continue reading)

Nipomo woman who killed bicyclist pleads no contest to murder

A Nipomo woman who killed a bicyclist while driving under the influence of drugs and alcohol pleaded no contest to second-degree murder on Wednesday. She faces a maximum sentence of 19 years to life in prison, according to the San... (Continue reading)

Atascadero teen sentenced to year in jail for 9/11 stunt

An Atascadero teen has received a one-year jail sentence for a stunt that brought the bomb squad out to San Gabriel Elementary School and shut down the campus for two weeks. Bret Stephen Landen, 18, carried out the stunt on... (Continue reading)