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2018 > August

Distracted Driver Pleads No Contest to Vehicular Manslaughter
Date: 8/30/2018 4:59:17 PM
Lisa Smith (55) has been sentenced to three years of formal supervised probation and ordered to complete 200 hours of community work service for vehicular manslaughter. Smith was talking on a cellular phone while driving on State Route 227 when she struck and killed a bicyclist in July of 2016.
Ignacio Palomar Sentenced to 40 Years to Life in State Prison
Date: 8/23/2018 4:58:42 PM
Superior Court Judge Jacqueline Duffy has sentenced Ignacio Palomar III (DOB 05/26/1978) to serve 40 years to life in state prison for the 2014 murder of an Arroyo Grande man
Joseph A. Baker Sentenced to 12 Years for Assaulting a Peace Officer
Date: 8/30/2018 4:51:46 PM
Joseph Allen Baker (28) was sentenced today to 12 years in state prison for assaulting a Correctional Deputy while housed at the San Luis Obispo County Jail.