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DUI Checkpoint In Paso Robles This Friday

The Paso Robles Police Department will hold an “AVOID the 14” DUI traffic enforcement checkpoint Friday, December 28, from 6:00 p.m. to 2:00 a.m. in Paso Robles. Traffic volume and weather permitting, all vehicles may be checked and drivers who are under the influence of alcohol and/or drugs will be arrested.   Read More »

Police Crack Down On DUIs Over Winter Holiday


The Winter Holiday Anti-DUI crackdown has resulted in a significant number of DUI arrests from local routine traffic enforcement and special “Avoid the 14” DUI deployments over the past weekend in San Luis Obispo County. From Friday December 21 through Sunday December 23, officers representing nine county law enforcement agencies have arrested nine individuals for driving under the influence of ... Read More »

Section Of Highway 1 Still Closed After Rockslide


Highway 1 will remain closed a few miles south of Big Sur due to a major rockslide that occurred on Sunday afternoon, Dec. 23. Caltrans is mobilizing an emergency contractor to clear the large debris field and to repair a 60-foot section of the damaged roadway at Partington Ridge Road. The highway is shut down just south of Deetjens Big ... Read More »

Victims Identified In Fatal Hit And Run Accident


Santa Barbara County Sheriff’s Office Coroner Investigators were able to confirm the identity of the two women struck and killed on State Route 154 at Rancho San Marcos Golf Course on December 21/Friday night just before midnight. The women have been positively identified as Sara Ornelas, a 54 year old resident from Santa Barbara and Barbara Romero, a 49 year ... Read More »

Single Car Accident Leaves One Dead In Paso Robles

On Saturday at 10:21am the SLO County Sheriff's Dispatch received a report of a single car traffic accident involving an unresponsive single occupant. The vehicle had apparently left the roadway and came to rest in the wooded area near the intersection of Adelaida Road and Nacimiento Lake Drive in Paso Robles. The single occupant was pronounced dead on scene and ... Read More »

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Sonic Booms Rattle The Central Coast


San Luis Obispo, CA  — Yesterday, the San Luis Obispo County Sheriff's Office received several reports of what appeared to be seismic activity in the county.  The Sheriff's Office has confirmed through various state and federal agencies that there has been no seismic activity in our area.  It's believed the activity was caused by sonic booms from military aircraft flying ... Read More »

Body Found In San Miguel Riverbed


San Miguel, CA — Yesterday, the San Luis Obispo County Sheriff's Office received information about a body found in a transient camp in the riverbed in the San Miguel area about 11:40 in the morning.  The body of a man was located and transported to the Coroner's Office.   The man has now been identified as 54-year-old Clifton Bruce Roberts ... Read More »

Paso Robles Laundromat Murderer Receives Sentence


Paso Robles, CA — John Woody Jr. was sentenced to 56 years to life in prison yesterday for the stabbing death of Martin McWilliams of Paso Robles in 2011.   What would have been 25 years was turned into 56 because Woody committed the crime with a knife and had a prior felony conviction.  Read More »

Three People Arrested After Santa Barbara Drug Bust


Santa Barbara, CA — A multi-week narcotics investigation has resulted in the arrest of three people and the seizure of methamphetamine, cocaine, and currency. On Tuesday, December 18th, Santa Barbara Sheriff’s Narcotics Detectives, with the assistance of the Santa Barbara Police Department, served several search and arrest warrants in the city of Goleta and Santa Barbara. During the search warrants ... Read More »

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