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.
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.
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.
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.