Ex-Santa Maria pastor accused of using his position to satisfy his sexual fetishes

A former Santa Maria pastor who stepped down from his position last year allegedly sexually harassed, battered and assaulted a female church goer, according to a lawsuit filed in Santa Barbara County court. The lawsuit also names the ex-pastor’s wife, who, too, was a pastor at the church, alleging she aided her husband’s sexual exploitation of women. Read More …

Uber driver allegedly raped drunk women in SLO

An Uber driver from Santa Maria lured intoxicated women into his vehicle, followed them into their homes, raped them and stole valuables from them, according to the San Luis Obispo Police Department.

Police detectives have determined Alfonso Alarconnunez,39, is employed as an Uber driver and was providing service in the city of SLO. Read More …

Santa Maria teen allegedly kidnaps girl, tries to rape her

An 18-year-old Santa Maria man is in jail after he allegedly assaulted, kidnapped and attempted to rape a 15-year-old acquaintance on Wednesday. B

Shortly after 2 p.m., Nicholas Padilla was driving in the 2600 block of W. Main Street in Santa Maria with the girl when he stopped his car and began striking the girl with his hands. Read More …