An apparently suicidal man armed with a knife was shot and killed by police in Santa Maria on Wednesday after he advanced toward officers with the weapon, according to the Santa Maria Police Department.
Paso Robles man Jason Robert Porter was arrested by Paso Robles police officers in South Pasadena on suspicion of committing sexual acts with children and possession of child pornography. He remained in custody in San Luis Obipso County Jail Saturday evening on $7 million bond.
Craig Michael Stephens, 32, of Arroyo Grande was arrested on suspicion of assaulting his girlfriend at a Lopez Lake campground and kidnapping her in his car, according to the San Luis Obispo County Sheriff’s Office. His father, Michael Lennox Stephens, 64, also was arrested on an unrelated warrant.
Manuel Jesus Perez, 41, of Grover Beach, was charged Thursday in San Luis Obispo Superior Court with first-degree murder and arson for the death of Joseph Charles Kienly IV. Kienly’s body was discovered following an apartment fire in Grover Beach on Monday, July 11.
Philippe Estines, 21, of San Luis Obispo, was sentenced Thursday to 45 days in County Jail and three years of probation after child pornography was discovered by police on his electronic devices in March 2015.