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2020 > December

Jury Convicts Edgar Saul Rojas Morales after Vehicular Homicide Trial
Date: 12/15/2020 8:58:23 AM
District Attorney Dan Dow announced today that a San Luis Obispo County Jury has convicted Edgar Saul Rojas Morales (25) of gross vehicular manslaughter while intoxicated and other felonies related to the death of Maria Rosas Medina (82) of Santa Maria on December 1, 2018.
Jury Convicts Chelsea A. Stiles after Two-Month Vehicular Homicide Trial
Date: 12/11/2020 7:59:33 PM
District Attorney Dan Dow announced today that a San Luis Obispo County Jury returned verdicts after a nearly two-month long trial related to the death of Terry Tilton (72) of San Luis Obispo on December 1, 2019.
DA Dan Dow Responds to Judge's Order Granting Recusal Motion
Date: 12/11/2020 1:59:01 PM
District Attorney Dan Dow releases the following statement in response to Judge's decision to grant defendant's request to recuse the District Attorney's office from prosecuting ongoing protest cases.
DA Dow Gives Statement Regarding Criminal Enforcement of COVID Shutdown 'Orders'
Date: 12/8/2020 4:45:30 PM
District Attorney Dan Dow responds after being asked by the San Luis Obispo Tribune about whether he would prosecute Kennedy Club Fitness for alleged violations of "COVID shutdown orders."
Judge Increases Bail to $1 Million After Sex Trafficking Defendant Intimidates Witness
Date: 12/3/2020 5:55:28 PM
District Attorney Dan Dow announced today that a Florida resident charged with sex trafficking here in San Luis Obispo County is being held in the County Jail on $1 million bail. On Tuesday, bail was increased from the earlier amount of $150,000 after consideration of new charges that alleged that he had continued to harass the victim in violation of a court order.