Girlfriend of Honor Farm walkaway facing state prison time for aiding escape

A woman who allegedly served as the getaway driver in her boyfriend’s escape from San Luis Obispo County Jail’s Honor Farm is facing a stiffer potential sentence than her boyfriend who broke free from custody. Read More …

Former teacher to spend two weeks in jail for lewd act in Cal Poly library

A former Guadalupe junior high school teacher will spend a couple weeks in San Luis Obispo County Jail for committing a lewd act in the Cal Poly library.

On Oct. 18, 2017, Cal Poly police arrested James Ungricht, then 35, described as a solo sex act, which reportedly occurred on Oct. 3. Prosecutors said there were no victims, only witnesses. 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 …

Judge threatens to fine state over SLO County Jail’s mental health inmates

A San Luis Obispo County judge is considering fining the California Department of State Hospitals over the continuing failure to accept mentally ill inmates.

For years, the mentally ill have languished in the county jail even though the court has ordered the sheriff’s department to either transfer the mentally ill inmates to ASH or the county’s psychiatric facility Read More …