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2018 > October

Atascadero Man Guilty of Making Threats via Facebook to Women’s March Participants
Date: 10/30/2018 3:57:16 PM
Today, October 30, 2018, Daniel Joshua Phares (DOB 06/09/1972) pled guilty to making criminal threats, a misdemeanor, for his August 17, 2017 social media posts on Facebook that communicated a threat to kill participants of the San Luis Obispo Women’s March. He will be sentenced on December 11, 2018.
Charges filed against Lucion Lee Banks for Human Trafficking 14-year-old girl
Date: 10/10/2018 5:11:56 PM
Today, October 10, 2018, the District Attorney’s Office filed felony charges against Lucion Lee Edward Banks (35), for Human Trafficking and Pimping a 14 year old female victim. The defendant is currently held at the San Luis Obispo County Jail with bail set at one million dollars.
Cole Benjamin Malone (33) sentenced to 7 years for first-degree residential burglary
Date: 10/30/2018 4:00:42 PM
On Tuesday, October 30, 2018, San Luis Obispo County Superior Court Judge Dodie Harman sentenced Cole Benjamin Malone to seven years in state prison for first-degree residential burglary. Malone was convicted of the offense by a jury on October 1st of this year.
Jury finds Cole Benjamin Malone (33) guilty of first-degree residential burglary
Date: 10/1/2018 4:22:28 PM
On Monday, October 1, 2018, a San Luis Obispo County jury found Cole Benjamin Malone guilty of first-degree residential burglary. The prosecution stems from an August 2016 burglary within the City of San Luis Obispo, wherein Malone stole the victim’s bicycle from an attached-garage.
Jury finds Jesse Lee Hubble (36) guilty of arson
Date: 10/24/2018 11:30:38 AM
A San Luis Obispo County jury found Jesse L. Hubble guilty of Arson of an Inhabited Structure and Arson of Personal Property, both felonies. The prosecution stems from a November 26, 2017 incident within the City of Arroyo Grande, wherein Hubble ignited two fires in the same neighborhood.
Officer Awarded DA Special Commendation for Human Trafficking Investigation
Date: 10/25/2018 2:18:01 PM
On October 25, 2018, Officer Quenten Rouse, San Luis Obispo Police Department, became the first recipient of the District Attorney Special Commendation award for his exemplary and outstanding work freeing a victim of modern-day slavery while conducting a routine traffic stop.
San Miguel Community Services District Bookkeeper Charged With Embezzlement of Public Funds
Date: 10/5/2018 10:24:55 AM
The District Attorney’s Office Public Integrity Unit filed felony charges against the former San Miguel Community Services District bookkeeper Kallie Leighanne Johnson (DOB 09/13/1989) for embezzling $38,000 in public funds belonging to the District in 2015.