Articles Tagged With ‘sentencing’




Former CalPERS CEO gets prison time for bribery

The former CEO of the California Public Employees’ Retirement System (CalPERS) has received a 4.5-year prison sentence. Federico Buenrostro accepted more than $200,000 in bribes and tried to direct investments to an associate, who later committed suicide. [Wall Street Journal]... (Continue reading)

Man sentenced to 177 years for robbing and raping prostitutes

A 52-year-old Santa Maria man was sentenced to more than 177 years in prison for raping and robbing women in San Luis Obispo County at gunpoint. His victims were prostitutes. [KSBY] On March 14, 2013, Gregory Arthur Erwin, a former... (Continue reading)

Paso Robles man who killed bicyclist gets 75 days in jail

A 20-year-old Paso Robles man who killed one bicyclist and seriously injured another by reaching for his phone while driving has received a 75-day jail sentence. The defendant was 18 at the time of the crash. [Tribune] On Nov. 28,... (Continue reading)

Lenny Jones sentenced to nearly 15 years in prison

Former Arroyo Grande citizen of the year Lenny Jones received a prison sentence of 14 years and eight months on Tuesday. Jones, 65, pleaded no contest last month to several child molestation charges. In Jan. 2015, the Arroyo Grande Chamber... (Continue reading)

Nipomo man sentenced for raping his adopted daughter

A former foster parent has received a prison sentence of 20 years to life for raping a girl whom San Luis Obispo County officials placed in his Nipomo home. The man adopted the victim, as well as her two siblings,... (Continue reading)

Central Coast bank robber sentenced

A Bakersfield man who recently robbed two Central Coast banks received a 14-year prison sentence on Thursday. [KSBY] Johnie Dean Arnold robbed a Union Bank in Goleta on Nov. 2 and a Heritage Oaks Bank in San Luis Obispo on... (Continue reading)

Judge reinstates Jarmin and Jordan plea deals

A San Luis Obispo judge has reinstated plea deals that will allow hard money lenders Rod Jarmin and Tammy Jordan to escape jail time. San Luis Obispo County prosecutors had been trying for months to overturn the plea agreements, but... (Continue reading)

Leland Yee sentenced to five years in prison

Former Democratic State Sen. Leland Yee received a five-year prison sentence for vote selling. Yee was arrested in 2014 after an FBI sting caught him promising votes and guns to an undercover agent who was funneling him contributions. [LA Times]... (Continue reading)

Santa Barbara man sentenced for raping homeless women

A 35-year-old Santa Barbara man received a 32-year prison sentence Wednesday for raping two homeless women. Daniel Rico Fabian, 35, previously pleaded no contest to two counts of forcible rape, according to the Santa Barbara County District Attorney’s Office. Both... (Continue reading)

Morro Bay attorney sentenced for grand theft

A former attorney and Morro Bay planning commissioner was sentence Monday to 240 days in jail. John Patrick Fennacy, 50, pleaded no contest last year in a grand theft case involving elderly clients. [KSBY] Prosecutors initially alleged Fennacy embezzled at... (Continue reading)