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Four men charged for Dec. 9 Stearns Wharf shooting

SANTA BARBARA, Calif. – Four defendants were arraigned at the Santa Barbara Superior Court Monday morning for the shooting and murder of Robert Gutierrez at Stearns Wharf on Dec. 9, 2022.

Santa Barbara County District Attorney John Savrnoch announced all four men: Tenorio Ramon, Ricardo Jauregui-Moreno, Christopher Miranda and James Rosborough would face charges including special allegations of committing their crimes on behalf of a criminal street gang.

Ramon is charged with murder, and with the special circumstance of committing the murder to benefit a criminal street gang.

The DA's office said that Ramon is also charged with a special allegation of personal use of a firearm causing death as well as conspiracy to commit murder and criminal street gang conspiracy.

Jauregui-Moreno and Miranda are charged with murder, with special allegations of
committing the murder for the benefit of a criminal street gang and principal use of a handgun,
conspiracy to commit murder, and criminal street gang conspiracy, according to the DA's office.

The DA's office said Jauregui-Moreno is also charged with having been previously convicted of a violent felony which also counts as a "strike offense" in California.

Rosborough is charged with conspiracy to commit murder, criminal street gang conspiracy, and accessory after the fact with the special allegation of committing the crime for the benefit of a criminal street gang, according to the DA's office.

The DA's office said Jaregui-Moreno is scheduled to appear Feb. 1 for appointment of counsel and Miranda is scheduled to appear Feb. 1 for a bail hearing.

Ramon and Miranda will continue their arraignments on Feb. 17, according to the DA's office.

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