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Due to COVID-19 the District Attorney’s Office lobby is closed until further notice.  However, staff is still working so you can call 805-781-5800 for assistance.  If you are experiencing an emergency call 9-1-1.  For public health information go to ReadySLO.org.

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January 2021 Human Trafficking Awareness Month Click to view article, January 2021 is Human Trafficking Awareness Month: Learn More by Attending a Forum

January 2021 is Human Trafficking Awareness Month: Learn More by Attending a Forum

District Attorney Dan Dow and the San Luis Obispo County Anti-Human Trafficking Task Force invites the community to a free, two-part online presentation series January 19 & 20 to learn more about the very real issue of Human Trafficking.

Booking Photo: Edgar Saul Rojas Morales (DOB 05/29/1995) Click to view article, Jury Convicts Edgar Saul Rojas Morales after Vehicular Homicide Trial

Jury Convicts Edgar Saul Rojas Morales after Vehicular Homicide Trial

District Attorney Dan Dow announced today that a San Luis Obispo County Jury has convicted Edgar Saul Rojas Morales (25) of gross vehicular manslaughter while intoxicated and other felonies related to the death of Maria Rosas Medina (82) of Santa Maria on December 1, 2018.

Booking Photo: Chelsea A. Stiles, dob: 09-09-1993. Click to view article, Jury Convicts Chelsea A. Stiles after Two-Month Vehicular Homicide Trial

Jury Convicts Chelsea A. Stiles after Two-Month Vehicular Homicide Trial

District Attorney Dan Dow announced today that a San Luis Obispo County Jury returned verdicts after a nearly two-month long trial related to the death of Terry Tilton (72) of San Luis Obispo on December 1, 2019.

Message from District Attorney Dan Dow Click to view article, DA Dan Dow Responds to Judge's Order Granting Recusal Motion

DA Dan Dow Responds to Judge's Order Granting Recusal Motion

District Attorney Dan Dow releases the following statement in response to Judge's decision to grant defendant's request to recuse the District Attorney's office from prosecuting ongoing protest cases.

Message from District Attorney Dan Dow Click to view article, DA Dow Gives Statement Regarding Criminal Enforcement of COVID Shutdown 'Orders'

DA Dow Gives Statement Regarding Criminal Enforcement of COVID Shutdown 'Orders'

District Attorney Dan Dow responds after being asked by the San Luis Obispo Tribune about whether he would prosecute Kennedy Club Fitness for alleged violations of "COVID shutdown orders."

 Booking Photo Dominick Anthony Alleva, dob 10/13/1999. Click to view article, Judge Increases Bail to $1 Million After Sex Trafficking Defendant Intimidates Witness

Judge Increases Bail to $1 Million After Sex Trafficking Defendant Intimidates Witness

District Attorney Dan Dow announced today that a Florida resident charged with sex trafficking here in San Luis Obispo County is being held in the County Jail on $1 million bail. On Tuesday, bail was increased from the earlier amount of $150,000 after consideration of new charges that alleged that he had continued to harass the victim in...

Message from District Attorney Dan Dow Click to view article, DA Provides Internal Email to Tribune After Public Records Act Request

DA Provides Internal Email to Tribune After Public Records Act Request

Recently, the San Luis Obispo Tribune requested copies of internal emails, letters, and text messages written by District Attorney staff regarding “Black Lives Matter,” “BLM, “George Floyd,” and “protest” and any responses to those communications. In response, we are providing emails written by staff after a meeting was held about what had...

Consumer & Environmental Protection Settlement Click to view article, $1.49 Million Settlement Reached with Bed Bath & Beyond, Inc.

$1.49 Million Settlement Reached with Bed Bath & Beyond, Inc.

District Attorney Dan Dow announced the settlement of a civil environmental protection case in which the San Luis Obispo County District Attorney’s Office partnered with other counties on behalf of the People of the State of California. Bed Bath & Beyond, Inc. is ordered to pay the County of San Luis Obispo a total of $38,100 as a prorated...