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Emergency Teams Respond to Major Accident On Hwy 246


Tuesday at 6:24 a.m., Santa Barbara County Fire Department responded to a vehicle accident with injuries, located on Highway 246, one mile east of Tularosa Rd.  This is between Lompoc and Buellton on HWY 246. SBC FD responded with two engines, a rescue ambulance and a battalion chief.  SBC FD was assisted by one engine from Lompoc FD, Lompoc PD, ... Read More »

Apartment Building Left Untenable After Fire

San Luis Obispo, CA — San Luis Obispo City Fire Department personnel responded to a report of smoke inside a structure at 1230 Murray Street, Unit 24.  Upon arrival fire crews found light smoke in one bathroom, of one apartment, of an 18 unit building.  Fire crews were able to contain the fire to a bathroom wall and the attic ... Read More »

Fugitive Takes His Life During Police Standoff


Grover Beach, CA — Over the last three days the Grover Beach Police Department, with the assistance of the San Luis Obispo County District Attorney’s Office and the United States Marshals Service, conducted an extensive investigation into the whereabouts of William R. Forgey. The investigation, which covered several areas on the Central Coast and Northern California, culminated when Forgey returned ... Read More »

Burglars Scared Off By Alarm At Morro Bay Chevron


Morro Bay, CA — On Tuesday at approximately 3:21 a.m., the Morro Bay Police Department responded to a report of an audible alarm sounding at Morro Bay Chevron, at 1798 Main Street, Morro Bay. Upon arrival, officers discovered fresh pry marks to a door located at the rear of the business and an abandoned tool lying nearby. A witness contacted ... Read More »

Assemblyman Achadjian Sworn Into Office


San Luis Obispo, CA — Assemblyman Katcho Achadjian from San Luis Obispo took the oath of office yesterday and began his second term in the California State Assembly representing the new 35th Assembly District. During the organizational session Assembly Speaker John A. Pérez announced that Achadjian had been named Chairman of the Assembly Committee on Local Government. After serving as ... Read More »

Central Coast Man Wanted For Attempted Murder Still On The Run


Grover Beach, CA — The attempted murder investigation involving the shooting of a woman last Saturday on the 800 block of Mentone Ave. in Grover Beach has identified the suspected shooter as William Roger Forgey, formerly of Roseville, CA.   Forgey was last known to be driving a silver colored 2002 Toyota 4 Runner.  Forgey is currently not in custody and ... Read More »

Fatal Early Morning Accident On Hwy 101


Buellton, CA — A Paso Robles man, 34-year-old Jorge Plascencia-Toro, died after his pickup truck rolled over on Highway 101 north of Buellton early Monday morning.  He was driving a 1994 Toyota pickup southbound near Twin Oaks at 4:35 a.m. when the vehicle drifted onto the right shoulder, drove up an embankment, then flipped over and landed on its roof. ... Read More »

MacBook Pro Laptops Targeted In Recent String Of Burglaries


San Luis Obispo, CA — The San Luis Obispo Police Department is investigating a rash of residential burglaries in the neighborhoods surrounding the Cal Poly Campus.  Since the early evening of November 30, SLOPD officers have taken five burglary reports in which a total of 15 MacBook Pro laptop computers have been taken.   What makes these burglaries stand out ... Read More »

Man On The Run After Allegedly Shooting His Wife


Grover Beach, CA — On Saturday December 1, at about 9 p.m., Grover Beach Police Officers responded to the 800 block of Mentone Ave for a report of a shooting.  It was later determined that 46-year-old William Roger Forgey of Roseville, Calif., had allegedly shot his estranged wife causing serious injuries.  She was transported to Sierra Vista Hospital for treatment.  ... Read More »

Rescue Made After Young Adults Fall Off Cayucos Pier


Cayucos, CA — On Saturday, at about 8:45 in the evening, SLO County sheriff’s deputies, Cal-Fire, Cayucos Fire, and Morro Bay Fire, responded to the Cayucos Pier to a report that there were three juveniles in the water at the end of the pier.   On arrival, deputies learned that two young adults fell into the water from the pier. ... Read More »

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