The city of Lompoc is cracking down on sex offenders in the community,hoping to keep them farther away from children.
City leaders unanimously passed a new ordinance at Tuesday night's city council meeting to clarify and expand Jessica's Law. The current law prohibits sex offenders from living within 2000... more »
A sexually violent predator could be released next month into the Santa Maria community. Both the city attorney and the Santa Barbara County District Attorney are fighting the decision of a superior court judge in placer county. That's northeast of Sacramento.
58-year-old Tibor Karsai was sentenced to 26 years... more »
A Santa Maria sex offender released in August no longer has a permanent place to stay and that's not sitting well with locals. Nathan Kennison, 41, was found guilty of rape and forced oral sex with multiple women. He served about 20 years in prison before being released. With no... more »
The Arroyo Grande City Council approved an ordinance that would make it illegal for registered sex offenders to come within 300 feet of schools, parks or day care centers.
The Arroyo Grande Police Department proposed that ordinance. State law puts restrictions on how close a sex offender can live... more »
Court proceedings have been suspended for the man accused of attacking two sex offenders and then robbing a gas station in Grover Beach.
Twenty-four-year-old David Griffin appeared in a San Luis Obispo County courtroom this morning after being arrested last Friday.
Proceedings came to a halt when Griffin's... more »
The man accused of assaulting two sex offenders and then robbing a gas station is waiting to be arraigned in a San Luis Obispo County courtroom.
Last week Grover Beach police arrested David Griffin, 24, for allegedly robbing a Kautz Chevron gas station after assaulting two sex offenders who... more »
Grover Beach Police officers say the man arrested for the alleged armed robbery of the Kautz Chevron station last week was also involved in two earlier assaults and one burglary. Police say the assault victims are sex offenders he found listed on the Megan's Law Web site.
Investigators say... more »
A registered sex offender is arrested for possession of methamphetamine in Templeton.
Officers arrested Billy Gene Mannon, 51, at Moss Lane near El Pomar Road on March 10.
During a routine background check, deputies from the San Luis Obispo County Sheriff's Department were alerted to Mannon's status as... more »
The Michigan man who traveled to the Central Coast to have sex with a San Luis Obispo teenager he met online was sentenced Wednesday morning.
Bradford Mitchell, 52, must serve two years in state prison for having sex with a 16-year-old girl. He must also register as a sex... more »
SAN DIEGO - A body found in a shallow grave Tuesday is believed to be that of 17-year-old Chelsea King, whose disappearance led to the arrest of a registered sex offender, authorities said.
The remains were found buried in a park about 10 feet from the shoreline of Lake... more »