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Joe Walker in court Friday for sentencing

Joe Walker of Mammoth will appear in Santa Barbara Superior Court Friday for sentencing on charges related to sex crimes involving a Santa Barbara teenager.  In March, Walker pled guilty to 5 felony counts out of 21 sex-related charges lodged against him by the Santa Barbara DA.  Deputy DA Mary Barron had earlier said that […]

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Joe Walker pleads guilty to 5 counts

According to the Santa Barbara District Attorney’s office,  Joe Walker of Mammoth Lakes has entered guilty pleas to 5 felony counts out of 21 sex-related charges lodged against him by the  Santa Barbara DA.  The pleas took place in court on Friday. The amended  criminal complaint filed against Walker described a situation over two years […]

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Walker scheduled for court

Joe Walker of Mammoth Lakes had been scheduled to appear in Santa Barbara County Court Friday. The Santa Barbara District Attorney’s office had slated the hearing for setting of a preliminary hearing date in Walker’s case.  He faces charges of illegal contact with a minor for purposes of sex and a charge of lewd acts […]

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Walker case delayed until March

Another delay in the case of Joe Walker of Mammoth Lakes involving alleged sex crimes against a Santa Barbara teenager. According to the Santa Barbara District Attorney’s Office, Walker’s hearing  on Friday was moved to March 9. Court officials expect to set a preliminary hearing date when they meet for that hearing in March. Walker […]

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Joe Walker back in court

In the Santa Barbara child sex case that involved two Mammoth men, Dr. Andrew Bourne overshadowed co-defendant Joe Walker in news reports.  With Bourne’s death, Walker stands alone against charges that he contacted a teen girl for sex and committed lewd acts with her.  Walker was scheduled to head back to court Friday. According to […]

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Hearing for Bourne, Walker continued

Thursday morning, the court in Santa Barbara County vacated the preliminary hearing later this month for Dr. Andrew Bourne and Joe Walker of Mammoth Lakes.  A new court date was set.  The Judge also ordered the defendants not to communicate with each other. Bourne and Walker both face charges of communicating with a minor girl […]

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Dr. Bourne terminated from job at Mammoth Hospital

(Story updated Wednesday, 1-18-12 with further statement from Mammoth Hospital.) Thursday, Dr. Andrew Bourne and Joe Walker, both of Mammoth Lakes, will return to Santa Barbara Superior Court for a hearing.  The Santa Barbara District Attorney’s office has promised to file more charges in the child sex case involving these two defendants.  Meanwhile, community impacts […]

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Bourne and Walker back in court Thursday

Reports from Santa Barbara on the Andrew Bourne/ Joe Walker child sex case continue as the two accused men returned home to Mammoth Lakes on bail.  Bourne officially resigned from his seat on the Mammoth School Board.  Both men head back to court on Thursday. The Santa Barbara News-Press quoted Santa Barbara Deputy District Attorney […]

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Bourne bails, attorney comments

(Update Thursday, 11am – Joe Walker has posted bail and is no longer in jail.) He’s going home.  That’s what attorney Ron Bamieh  said about his client, Dr. Andrew Bourne of Mammoth Lakes. He also commented on a declaration made by a Santa Barbara investigator. Bamieh said that the terms of his client’s release include […]

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Walker, Bourne bail reduced

After an hour-long hearing in Santa Barbara Superior Court with arguments from the Santa Barbara District Attorney’s office and defense attorneys, the million dollar bail for Joe Walker and Dr. Andrew Bourne of Mammoth Lakes was reduced to $750,000. At 3pm Tuesday, both defendants remained in the Santa Barbara County Jail. According to Santa Barbara […]

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