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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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Jason Robert Porter (DOB 05/05/1972)  Booking Photo (07/16/2016) Click to view article, Jason Robert Porter (49) Convicted of 52 Counts of Sexual Abuse of Four Child Victims, Possession of Child Pornography and Other Crimes

Jason Robert Porter (49) Convicted of 52 Counts of Sexual Abuse of Four Child Victims, Possession of Child Pornography and Other Crimes

After a six-day court trial, Judge Barry T. LaBarbera found Jason Robert Porter (49) guilty of 16 felony counts, including multiple sex crimes on four child victims and possession of child pornography. Porter was also convicted of 36 misdemeanor counts based on his videotaping 36 victims without their knowledge.

Update!  44 District Attorneys File Suit to Challenge CDCR's Early Release of Prison Inmates Click to view article, 44 Elected District Attorneys File Suit Challenging the Early Release of 76,000 State Prison Inmates

44 Elected District Attorneys File Suit Challenging the Early Release of 76,000 State Prison Inmates

San Luis Obispo County District Attorney Dan Dow and 43 elected California District Attorneys file lawsuit against the California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation (CDCR).

Lucion Lee Edward Banks (DOB 03/29/1983) Booking photo taken 10/05/2018 Click to view article, Lucion Lee Edward Banks Sentenced to 15 years to life in State Prison for human trafficking of 14-year-old in San Luis Obispo County

Lucion Lee Edward Banks Sentenced to 15 years to life in State Prison for human trafficking of 14-year-old in San Luis Obispo County

District Attorney Dan Dow announced that Lucion Lee Edwards Banks of Sacramento was sentenced today to 15 years to life in state prison for human trafficking.

Shawn Matthew Luhm (left, DOB 3/4/1983) Kayla Anne Luhm (center, DOB 6/21/89) and Melissa Dawn Currie (right, DOB 10/11/1984).  Booking photos taken 5/14/2021. Click to view article, Shawn and Kayla Luhm Charged in Death of Eight-Month-Old Daughter

Shawn and Kayla Luhm Charged in Death of Eight-Month-Old Daughter

District Attorney Dan Dow announced today that Shawn Matthew Luhm (38) and Kayla Anne Luhm (31) of Paso Robles have been charged with felony child abuse related to the death of their 8-month-old daughter. Melissa Dawn Currie (36) has been charged with one felony count of accessory after the fact related to the death of the child.

41 District Attorneys Challenge Early Release of State Prison Inmates Click to view article, 41 Elected District Attorneys Challenge Early Release  of 76,000 State Prison Inmates

41 Elected District Attorneys Challenge Early Release of 76,000 State Prison Inmates

Sacramento County District Attorney Anne Marie Schubert and 40 elected District Attorneys across California, have filed a petition with the Secretary of the Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation (CDCR) requesting the repeal of temporary emergency regulations awarding additional credits to more than 76,000 state prison inmates.

Message from District Attorney Dan Dow Click to view article, DA Dow encourages the public to learn more and consider getting Covid-19 vaccine.

DA Dow encourages the public to learn more and consider getting Covid-19 vaccine.

District Attorney Dan Dow is encouraging individuals in San Luis Obispo County to learn more about the vaccine, seek answers to questions, and make an informed decision on getting the COVID-19 vaccine.

Alfonso Alarcon-Nunez (DOB 04/22/1978) Booking Photo (11/07/2018) Click to view article, Judge Sentences Uber driver Alfonso Alarcon-Nunez after his conviction for sexual crimes, burglary and theft

Judge Sentences Uber driver Alfonso Alarcon-Nunez after his conviction for sexual crimes, burglary and theft

District Attorney Dan Dow announced today that Santa Maria resident Alfonso Alarcon-Nunez (43) has been sentenced to 46 years to life, plus 8 years and 8 months for his conviction of thirteen felony counts, including sexual crimes, burglary and theft involving five women.

Cody Adam Julian (DOB 10/24/1989) Booking Photo taken 7/28/2019 Click to view article, Cody Julian convicted of child molestation and faces life sentence

Cody Julian convicted of child molestation and faces life sentence

District Attorney Dan Dow announced today that a jury has convicted Cody Julian of Arroyo Grande of sexual abuse of a child under the age of 10 in 2016.