The Central Coast Bandit Strikes Again


On 14 August at approximately 2:26 p.m., the Pismo Beach Police Department received an alarm call from the Pacific Western Bank at 831 Oak Park Rd. in Pismo Beach.  Officers immediately responded to the area and bank where it was confirmed a robbery had occurred. The suspect’s description is very similar to that of the "Central Coast Bandit." The suspect ...

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Attempted Car Jacking In Pismo Beach


An alleged attempted carjacking Tuesday in the parking lot of the Bank of America in Pismo Beach has led to the arrest of two men. At approximately 1:30 p.m., Pismo Beach police officers responded to the lot at 1401 Dolliver St. Two men had reportedly stopped a vehicle in the lot and attempted to open the driver’s door and force ...

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Car Thieves Arrested In Avila Beach


Two suspected car thieves were arrested early Wednesday in Avila Beach. When deputies ran the plates of a 2012 Chevy Impala passing their patrol car in the opposite direction, they saw it was reported stolen out of Lompoc. 28-year-old Natalie Rae Fuentes and 19-year-old Anthony Scott Davenport were arrested on suspicion of auto theft, conspiracy, and possession of a forged ...

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Robbery Suspect Nabbed In Grover Beach


During the early morning hours of Thursday August 15, Officers of the Grover Beach Police Department were dispatched to a residence in the 600 block of Rockaway Ave for a reported Burglary that just occurred. Patrol officers contacted the residents and determined one male suspect, later identified as 27-year-old Michael L. Davis, Jr., of Grover Beach, entered an occupied home ...

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Phone Solicitor Arrested


Over the past several weeks, Deputies assigned to the Solvang Station received numerous complaints of solicitors selling children’s educational books in the Santa Ynez Valley. Several of the residents stated the solicitors have been unusually aggressive and inappropriate in their sales approach, including asking personal questions about their children. On Saturday, August 10, 2013, at approximately 2:28pm, Deputies were called ...

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Animal Rescue Fire Drill


CAL FIRE will be conducting a large animal rescue drill on Tuesday, August 13, 2013, at Lake Lopez Campground. The drill will begin at 9:00 AM and end at 4:00 PM. The San Luis Obispo Regional Urban Search and Rescue (US&R) Team along with the California Highway Patrol Air Operations (Helicopter-70) will be training on helicopter vertical rescue of an ...

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Missing Wolf-Husky Found


"Nishka," a half-wolf half-husky that's been missing in Paso Robles since Sunday morning has been found. Sunday she got away from one of her handlers near 33rd and Spring Streets. She was found in West Paso Robles off Nacimiento Lake Road. The wolf's handlers say the “Nishka” is in good health and she will be taken to a veterinarian today ...

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Suspect Arrested For Stealing Copper Wire


On August 7, as a result of their investigation into the theft of copper wire from PG&E's construction yard in Templeton, deputies with the San Luis Obispo County Sheriff's Office arrested 42 year old Brian Lindemuth in connection with that crime. Lindemuth was spotted loading items into a storage facility in the 9300 block of El Camino in Atascadero. He ...

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Second Suspect Arrested In Stabbing


On Friday August 2, at approximately 7:00 pm members of the Atascadero Police Department responded to Twin Cities Hospital to a report of a subject being admitted to the Emergency Room with multiple stab wounds. During the initial investigation two subjects were identified as being involved in the incident. Based on information obtained through the investigation warrants for the arrest ...

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Arroyo Grande Couple Suspected Of Auto Thefts


An Arroyo Grande couple suspected of committing a large amount of auto and mail theft burglaries during a crime spree that stretched from Pismo Beach to Carpinteria is arrested and behind bars.  Santa Barbara County Sheriff’s Deputies arrested 33 year old Zachary Hamlin and his girlfriend, 39 year old Amy Northcote on August 8th following a citizen tip and traffic ...

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