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San Luis Obispo County, California


RPL Prosecution


San Luis Obispo County, California 
RPL Prosecution  

Real Property Lenders (RPL) Prosecution

Defendants Rodney Virgil Jarmin and Tammy Marian Jordan  


Status of Criminal Case (to be updated as events occur) 

The matter has been set for a Restitution Hearing on Friday January 13, 2017 at 1:30 p.m. in Department 5 of the San Luis Obispo Superior Court, Judge Gayle Peron presiding, with a readiness conference on December 8th at 8:30 a.m.  A restitution hearing involves the presentation of evidence of investor loss as a result of the defendants' conduct.  This will likely involve several days of testimony.


On the evening of Thursday, February 11, 2016, after considering a series of letter briefs filed by all parties (the People and the defendants) since August 24, 2015, the Court of Appeal issued an Alternative Writ of Mandate and Order in this case. Also posted here is a memorandum from District Attorney Dow and a copy of the Court of Appeal Alternative Writ of Mandate and Order. 

Link to documents:
Memo to Victims Feb 17, 2016    Writ of Mandate 

Criminal Charges Filed on March 29, 2011 

The San Luis Obispo County District Attorney’s Office filed criminal charges against Rodney Jarmin and Tammy Jordan on March 29, 2011. Their Preliminary Hearing was held the week of May 5 – May 12, 2011, and they were held to answer. They are charged with six felony violations of the California Corporations Code and three penalty enhancements. Ultimate criminal penalties depend upon the number of charges and penalty enhancements upon conviction and sentencing by the court. 

Victims’ Rights – Marsy’s Law 

Seventeen constitutional victims' rights were enacted on November 5, 2008, with the passage of Proposition 9, the Victims' Bill of Rights Act of 2008: Marsy's Law. Victims' rights will continue to be cited by the prosecution as issues arise related to victims' rights. For more information on Marsy's Law click here: MARSY'S LAW


Contact Information:

RPL Prosecution Hotline: (805) 781-1053 


All emails submitted to this address will be directed to the newly assigned RPL prosecution team.