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Deputy District Attorney Chris Peuvrelle with District Attorney Dan Dow, November 28, 2022. Click to view article, District Attorney Dan Dow congratulates DDA Chris Peuvrelle on his appointment as Supervising Attorney in Monterey County.

District Attorney Dan Dow congratulates DDA Chris Peuvrelle on his appointment as Supervising Attorney in Monterey County.

After successfully prosecuting Paul Flores for the murder of Kristin Smart, Deputy District Attorney Chris Peuvrelle has been appointed as a Supervising Attorney for the Monterey County District Attorney's Office.

District Attorney Announces Civil Settlement with Nurse Practitioner for Unlawfully Advertising Herself as “Doctor” Click to view article, District Attorney Dan Dow Announces Settlement with Arroyo Grande Nurse for Unlawfully Advertising Herself as “Doctor”

District Attorney Dan Dow Announces Settlement with Arroyo Grande Nurse for Unlawfully Advertising Herself as “Doctor”

Local nurse practitioner, Sarah Erny, agrees to an injunction and $19,750 in civil penalties for violating the Business and Professions Code by inferring she was a medical doctor to the public.

Booking Photo David James Krause - DOB 11-22-79 Click to view article, David James Krause Sentenced to 30 Years to Life for the Murder

David James Krause Sentenced to 30 Years to Life for the Murder

David James Krause Sentenced to 30 Years to Life for the Murder of Lawrence “Larry” Bross of Oceano.

Booking Photo 07/10/2021: Andrew William Gilbertson (DOB 10/31/1974) Click to view article, Andrew William Gilbertson Sentenced to 25 Years to Life in Prison for Attempted Robbery of Chase Bank in Paso Robles

Andrew William Gilbertson Sentenced to 25 Years to Life in Prison for Attempted Robbery of Chase Bank in Paso Robles

District Attorney Dan Dow announced today that Andrew William Gilbertson (47) of Paso Robles has been sentenced to 25 years to life in state prison for his attempted robbery of Chase Bank in Paso Robles.

Booking Photo 11/02/2019 Adrian Oswald Pinto (DOB 05/10/1985) Click to view article, Adrian Oswald Pinto of San Luis Obispo Sentenced to Six Years in Prison for Rape by Force

Adrian Oswald Pinto of San Luis Obispo Sentenced to Six Years in Prison for Rape by Force

Adrian Oswald Pinto (37) has been sentenced to six years in state prison for his conviction after jury trial of rape by force and sexual penetration by a foreign object. District Attorney and Probation Officer requested a 12-year sentence.

Paul Flores Found Guilty/Justice for Kristin Smart Click to view article, Paul Flores (44) has been convicted by jury of the 1996 first-degree murder of 19-year-old Kristin Smart

Paul Flores (44) has been convicted by jury of the 1996 first-degree murder of 19-year-old Kristin Smart

After a three-month trial, a Monterey County jury has unanimously found Paul Flores guilty of the first-degree murder of Kristin Smart. Paul's father, Ruben Flores, was found not guilty of being an accessory to Kristin’s murder.

Booking Photo 07/10/2021: Andrew William Gilbertson (DOB 10/31/1974) Click to view article, Man Convicted in 2015 for SLO Bank Robbery is Convicted Again by Jury; this time for Attempted Robbery of Chase Bank in Paso Robles

Man Convicted in 2015 for SLO Bank Robbery is Convicted Again by Jury; this time for Attempted Robbery of Chase Bank in Paso Robles

District Attorney Dan Dow announced today that on August 16, 2022, a San Luis Obispo County jury found Andrew William Gilbertson (47) guilty of Attempted Robbery, a violent offense. Gilbertson was previously convicted of arson and bank robbery that will lead to a ”Three-Strikes” sentence in this case.

Booking Photo 10/15/2019: Terri Dee Boyd (DOB 10/22/60) Click to view article, Jury convicts Oceano woman of assault charges including the use of hot grease

Jury convicts Oceano woman of assault charges including the use of hot grease

A San Luis Obispo County Jury found Terri Lee Boyd (61) of Oceano guilty of assaulting two victims, including felony battery using hot grease.