The San Luis Obispo County District Attorney’s Office filed a single felony charge of lewd and lascivious acts with a child 14 or under against Jeremiah Linzie Blackwell, 42, a sixth-grade teacher in Monterey County and Los Osos resident.
Nipomo resident Angel Manuel Ponce, 22, was arrested Thursday on suspicion of sexually abusing a girl under the age of 10. The alleged molestation took place repeatedly over the course of several years, according to the Sheriff’s Office.
Sergio Aranda and Travis Woolf, two former Salinas Valley State Prison guards, were found not guilty of manslaughter and assault charges Thursday morning in the bar fight death of longtime North County Vineyard manager Alvaro Medrano in San Miguel in 2014.
The family of missing Cal Poly freshman Kristin Smart honor the 20th anniversary of her disappearance this week, saying they are grateful for the San Luis Obispo community’s long support and the Sheriff’s Office’s commitment to solve the case.
In the weeks leading up to a double-murder in Clovis, accused killer Dave Thomas McCann was acting strange and became hostile toward his estranged wife, accusing her of cheating on him, according to a police officer’s affidavit made public this week in Fresno County Superior Court.
Cal Fire has declared the farmworker housing fire in Nipomo in April arson. The fire destroyed one partially-constructed home and damaged another that were being purchased by Greg and Donna France of Mar Vista Berry.
Former Salinas Valley prison guard Sergio Aranda testified in his manslaughter trial in San Luis Obispo Superior Court that he was in disbelief when he saw video footage in which he appears to “stomp” the unconscious victim.
Cameron Marcel Akins, 20, one of five former Cal Poly football players arrested in a 2014 drug-related attempted armed robbery at a frat house, pleaded no contest to several felonies Wednesday in San Luis Obispo Superior Court.
The suspect in a double homicide in Clovis was apparently on the loose riding a stolen mountain bike in San Luis Obispo County on Sunday, a day after a Paso Robles woman and her adult daughter were found stabbed to death. The rental truck that the suspect, Dave Thomas McCann, was believed to have been driving was found in Paso Robles on Sunday.
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