Man Arrested For Vandalism, Breaking Into Cars, Homes In SLO


San Luis Obispo Police and Fire Departments received a 911 call after a resident was wakened to find an individual identified as 21-year-old Matthew Fauria inside the residence. Fauria was unknown to the 911 caller and was bleeding heavily. Fauria was transported to a local hospital to be treated for his injuries.   While Fauria was being treated, officers conducted ...

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Apartment Fire Caused By Broken Oven Control Valve


San Luis Obispo City Fire Department personnel responded to a reported structure fire at 65 Stenner Street Unit K (Cedar Creek Condos) in the City of San Luis Obispo at 5:26 pm over the weekend.  The first arriving SLO City Fire Department unit found a small kitchen fire in a second floor two bedroom apartment. The 19-year-old female occupant had ...

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Excessive Force Complaint Issued In Santa Barbara Jail


A complaint of unnecessary use of force by two custody deputies in the Santa Barbara Main Jail was brought to our agency’s attention by the Public Defender’s Office on June 18, 2013. The Sheriff’s Office immediately initiated an investigation into the matter and shared its findings with the District Attorney’s Office. After reviewing the evidence the District Attorney’s Office filed ...

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Road Rage Ends In Hot Pursuit


An Oxnard man was arrested Thursday afternoon after being pursued by deputies from Carpinteria to the City of Santa Barbara. The pursuit was initiated by a Sheriff’s Sergeant shortly after 2:00 p.m., when the sergeant witnessed a road rage incident between a silver Ford F-150 and another vehicle. The sergeant determined the driver of the F-150 was the aggressor and ...

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Hiker Rescued At Bishop Park


Emergency personnel from Cal Fire, San Luis Obispo City Fire Department, CHP Air Ops, the SLO County Fire Urban Search and Rescue Team, and San Luis Ambulance responded to a medical aid/rescue on Bishop Peak at 9:25 pm on August 15th.   Responding personnel located the 19-year old male patient on a steep rocky section of the Foothill side access ...

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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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