2022 > December

California prosecutors stand against lawmaker’s proposal to legalize dangerous street drugs
Date: 12/22/2022 3:36:57 PM
District Attorney Dan Dow joins with his colleagues around the state to strongly oppose a bill that would decriminalize many dangerous psychedelic drugs.
Jennifer Niemann of San Luis Obispo Sentenced to four years in Prison for Child Endangerment Resulting in Death
Date: 12/14/2022 5:34:05 PM
Jennifer Mae Niemann (30) has been sentenced to four years in state prison for child endangerment resulting in the death of her 3-year-old son from ingestion of fentanyl.
Jury convicts Jeremy Walter Pemberton of major financial fraud when raising capital for a proposed San Luis Obispo project in 2017
Date: 12/14/2022 4:58:26 PM
Dan Dow announced today that a jury unanimously found Jeremy Walter Pemberton guilty of major financial fraud totaling more than $500,000.
Court orders TJX Companies, Inc. (T.J. Maxx, Marshalls, and HomeGoods) to pay $2.05 million for the unlawful disposal of hazardous waste
Date: 12/14/2022 12:04:13 PM
San Luis Obispo County DA and numerous other California DAs jointly settled a civil lawsuit against TJX Companies, Inc. for their improper disposing of hazardous waste into its regular trash bins destined for municipal landfills.
Convicted Murderer Kaylee Ann Weisenberg Granted Parole Over Family and District Attorney’s Objection
Date: 12/12/2022 3:24:32 PM
District Attorney Dan Dow responds to parole board decision to grant convicted murderer Kaylee Ann Weisenberg parole despite objections.
Jury convicts man of unlawfully possessing a firearm
Date: 12/9/2022 5:48:01 PM
A San Luis Obispo County Jury found 50 year old Jason V. Fisser, Sr. guilty of the crime of possession of a firearm while he was prohibited from doing so because he was previously convicted of a felony crime.
Gianna Brencola pleads guilty to felony driving while under the influence of alcohol
Date: 12/7/2022 4:24:38 PM
Gianna Brencola (23) of Los Osos has entered a plea of guilty to felony driving while under the influence of alcohol and faces up to six years in state prison.
Public Integrity Unit Reports on Provisional Ballot Inquiry
Date: 12/6/2022 5:37:30 PM
The District Attorney's Public Integrity Unit conducted an inquiry into concerns about the County Clerk-Recorder's reported number of provisional ballots. In response, Clerk-Recorder Elaina Cano promptly provided an explanation.
Jesus Barajasvaldovinos of Cambria Sentenced to 28 years to life in Prison for Kidnapping and Rape by Force
Date: 12/1/2022 4:36:54 PM
Jesus Barajasvaldovinos (33) has been sentenced to 28 years to life in state prison for his conviction of kidnap, rape by force, and other sex crimes.