Fresno Police Department Makes Prostitution Bust


In an investigation initiated by the Fresno Police Department it was learned that the identified suspects in this case, 28-year-old Javier Solis and 35-year-old Michael Andrade, both from Fresno, had brought two juvenile females ages 15 and 17 to the San Luis Obispo area and coerced them into to illegal drug use and acts of prostitution.   In late October ...

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CHP Cracking Down On Drunk Drivers This Holiday Season


This holiday season, Police, Sheriff and CHP will be out in force cracking down on drunk drivers throughout the region with aggressive Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over enforcement.  From Dec. 13, 2013, to Jan. 1, 2014, state and local law enforcement will be watching for drunk drivers to help keep roads safe for holiday travelers. The Avoid the 14 ...

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Capps’ Aide Fired; Charged With Two Counts DUI


An aide to Representative Lois Capps has been fired from his job for allegedly injuring a woman named Mallory Dies while driving drunk in his car.   Dies remains in critical condition and needs to undergo brain surgery. Raymond Morua, 32, was arrested in connection to the hit and run early Friday morning.   Morua was charged with two counts ...

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Paso Robles Special Enforcement Team Serves Search Warrant; 4 arrested


On December 06 at approximately 7:00am, the Paso Robles Special Enforcement Team served a narcotics related search warrant in the 900 block of Torrey Pines Drive in Paso Robles. During the search of the residence 8 grams of heroin, 1.5 grams of methamphetamine, scales, and drug paraphernalia were seized. The following people were arrested and later booked into the San ...

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One Dead In Fatal Collision On SR-154


A fatal traffic collision occurred on SR-154 eastbound, just west of San Antonio Creek Road at approximately 5:30 a.m.  The collision involved a Toyota Sedan, which struck the embankment adjacent the dirt shoulder north of the roadway.  California Highway Patrol Officers, Santa Barbara Sheriff’s Deputies, and Santa Barbara County Fire Department personnel responded to the scene.  A Santa Barbara County ...

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Encore Screening of “10 Years Later” In Fair Oaks Theater This Saturday


Writer/director/actor Aaron Metchik will be returning home for an encore screening of 10 YEARS LATER on Saturday, December 14 at 9:00pm at the Fair Oaks Theatre in Arroyo Grande. The 2010 film was shot in Nipomo and surrounding areas with many community members involved as cast and crew, so this will be a reunion for a movie about a reunion! ...

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Judy Salamacha’s Monday Tribune Column


Los Osos and Cayucos Holiday Happenings   One of my favorite events of the year is Needs ‘N Wishes in Los Osos. First at 10 on LOVR is the funky Christmas Parade hosted by the Los Osos Baywood Chamber of Commerce, the heme this year is Christmas Under Construction to celebrate or debunk the installation of the sewer project that ...

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Fatal Accident Involving Potentially Hazardous Materials on Highway 154


At 5:35 this morning, Santa Barbara County Fire Department (SBC FD) responded to a single vehicle accident, located on Highway 154, north of San Antonio Creek Road. SBC FD responded two engines, a HazMat Unit and a battalion chief to the scene.  SBCFD was assisted by Santa Barbara City Fire Department, Santa Barbara County Sheriff’s Office, California Highway Patrol, American ...

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Suspect Apprehended After Barricaded Standoff


Yesterday about 7 p.m., San Luis Obispo County Sheriff's Deputies responded to reports of shots being fired at the Pismo Sands RV Park in Oceano. When Deputies arrived, they heard a gun shot, and located a man who had barricaded himself inside a motor home. Based on information at the scene, deputies believed the man to be armed. Part of ...

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Drug Bust Update


The San Luis Obispo County Sheriff's Office is releasing updated figures regarding the narcotics raid that was conducted on Wednesday. Approximately $66,000 in cash was seized from the different locations where search warrants were issued. Investigators confiscated seven and half ounces of heroin with a street value of approximately $10,000. That's in addition to the 2 1/4 pounds of heroin ...

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