A San Luis Obispo County jury found San Miguel resident Jim Pinedo guilty of attempted murder and other domestic violence charges Friday following a two-week long trial in which the alleged victim refused to testify.
California corrections officers on Friday found and arrested the California Men’s Colony inmate who escaped from the San Luis Obispo, CA, prison more than two weeks ago. David Gray Hall was located in Los Angeles.
Joshua Logan Gordon Myers was found guilty of robbing a person in the San Luis Obispo Costco parking lot in December 2017. He is the younger brother of Dystiny Myers, who was murdered in 2010 in California.
Christopher Skiff, 54, owner of The Manse on Marsh assisted living center, is on trial for charges of involuntary manslaughter and elder abuse resulting in death related to the 2014 death of 65-year-old facility resident Mauricio Edgar Cardenas.
Atascadero Fine Arts Academy released details of the investigation into teacher Chris Berdoll. Berdoll was arrested on child porn charges in September after he took video of female students with his smartphone.
Closing arguments were presented to jurors Wednesday in the attempted murder trial of Jim Pinedo, of San Miguel, who is accused of violently abusing his girlfriend over a period of months and shooting her in the neck with a .22-caliber rifle.
Jason Lamont Fenwick, a Lompoc driver for the rideshare service Lyft, pleaded not guilty in San Luis Obispo court to charges related to his alleged sexual assault of a rider in Nipomo, California at her home.
Paso Robles police notified the Santa Barbara County Sheriff’s Office on Tuesday of an Orcutt man making threats on Facebook to shoot up a Santa Maria school. The man was later determined not to be a threat.
Lilianne Tang, a Cal Poly employee in San Luis Obispo, California, was seriously injured in a car crash involving an allegedly intoxicated driver and remains in critical condition at a Fresno hospital.
Lyft driver Jason Lamont Fenwick of Lompoc, California was arrested Thursday on suspicion of sexually assaulting his intoxicated rideshare passenger, a Nipomo woman, at her home, SLO County Sheriff’s Office says.
Testimony continued this week in the attempted murder trial of Jim Pinedo of San Miguel, who is accused of shooting his girlfriend in the neck in October 2017. A therapist testified about the cycle of violence in abusive relationships.
Athena Valentiny, the Grover Beach woman found stabbed to death in her home, was killed by her son, according to the District Attorney’s Office and police. Levente Laszlo Lazar was arrested at his home in Indiana.
One person was killed and two others were wounded in shootings late Friday night in Santa Maria. Officers were dispatched to the 1200 block of West Bethel Lane, where they found Salomon Morales-Robles, who had suffered multiple gunshot wounds.
Atascadero High School was briefly locked down after a vehicle being pursued by San Luis Obispo County Sheriff’s deputies crashed nearby. The car chase began in Creston and ended when the driver crashed into a pole near the school.
No suspect has been arrested in the stabbing death of a CMC nurse in Grover Beach, California, last week, but police don’t believe the killing was a random crime and say the community shouldn’t be fearful.
The San Luis Obispo County, California, District Attorney’s Office announced Thursday that charges will not be filed against a former Paso Robles police sergeant accused of sexually assaulting a female victim.