Illegal immigrant with long record convicted of the murder of Marilyn Pharis

A Santa Maria jury convicted an illegal immigrant with an extensive criminal history Wednesday of the murder of Air Force veteran Marilyn Pharis. Victor Aureliano Martinez was also convicted of multiple enhancements and could now face life in prison without the possibility of parole. Read More …

Kristen Marti murder suspect extradited to SLO County

The man accused of killing San Luis Obispo woman Kristen Marti is currently in SLO County Jail after having been extradited from Minnesota.

Robert Koehler, the owner of a mobile mechanic service that operated in northern Santa Barbara and southern San Luis Obispo counties, fled the Central Coast on May 2 Read More …