2021 > August

Matthew Leroy Ehens convicted of pouring boiling oil on his 79-year-old foster mother before stabbing her in the back with a kitchen knife
Date: 8/25/2021 4:14:18 PM
Matthew Leroy Ehens (38) of Arroyo Grande pleaded no contest in court today to charges of torture and elder abuse against his 79-year-old foster mother after he poured boiling peanut oil on her and stabbed her in the back with a large kitchen knife during an argument.
Joshua Delante Wheeler sentenced to 76 years for his conviction on eight felony sex crimes, including four counts of forcible rape of a minor
Date: 8/19/2021 3:21:43 PM
Oceano resident Joshua Delante Wheeler (38) was sentenced today after being convicted by a San Luis Obispo County jury on July 8, 2021, for multiple sex crimes against a minor.
Arthur Tiofilo Rocha of Arroyo Grande Facing 50 Years-To-Life for Violent Sex Crimes
Date: 8/13/2021 4:48:33 PM
Arthur Tiofilo Rocha (43) pleaded no contest in court today to four counts of violent crimes including forceable rape and assault with a deadly weapon against three female victims. Rocha faces 50 years-to-life at his sentencing.
District Attorney’s Office Completes Legal Review of the Officer-Involved Shooting of Mason James Lira on June 11, 2020
Date: 8/6/2021 3:08:51 PM
After careful review, the San Luis Obispo County District Attorney's office has concluded the law enforcement officers who used deadly force did not violate the law so no charges will be filed against them.
San Luis Obispo County District Attorney Dan Dow is speaking out against proposed parole hearing regulations that would unfairly impact victims of violent crimes
Date: 8/16/2021 12:40:38 PM
California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation (CDCR) to hold a meeting today to consider new regulations for parole hearings that would burden crime victims.