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Fatal Plane Crash In Oceano Dunes


Yesterday a little after four, the San Luis Obispo County Sheriff’s Office responded to reports of a plane crash in the Oceano Dunes.  When units arrived, they discovered a single engine fixed wing airplane had crashed onto state parks land within the Oceano Dunes. There was only one occupant, the pilot, inside the plane.  He is described as a white ... Read More »

Flu Season Off To Early Start


Influenza has arrived in San Luis Obispo County, with at least 10 cases identified in County residents over the past few weeks.  The Public Health Laboratory has so far identified six cases of H3 influenza, 1 case of H1 influenza, and three cases of B influenza.  None of the patients tested were inpatients at local hospitals.  The Public Health Lab ... Read More »

Defendant Pleads Guilty To Murder Of Dystiny Myers


One of five people charged in the murder of Dystiny Myers, Ty Michael Hill, will spend the rest of his life in prison.  He pleaded guilty Wednesday afternoon to first-degree murder and other charges in the death of Myers, whose body was found near Santa Margarita in September of 2010. The 15-year-old Myers from Santa Maria had been beaten and ... Read More »

Police On The Lookout For Hit And Run Driver Who Struck Squad Car

SLO Police are still looking for a motorist who ran into a police car earlier this week. Sgt. Jeff Booth was driving a marked police vehicle when he entered the northbound 101 Freeway at the Prado Road entrance.  While traveling northbound on the freeway a vehicle traveling at an excessive speed ran into the back end of Booth’s vehicle. The ... Read More »

Los Osos Man Arrested After Stabbing Another Man


SLO County Sheriff’s deputies responded to 3205 Clark Valley Road, Los Osos on the report of an assault with a deadly weapon that had just occurred Sunday about one.   The victim reported he was accosted in his residence by 58-year-old Edward Tolosko who he said stabbed and slashed him with a knife.  This apparently occurred as a result of ... Read More »

Man Arrested After Shots Fired In Templeton


Sunday at 1230, deputies from the Sheriff's Templeton Patrol Station responded to 29 El Pomar Drive on a report of shots fired, possible assault with a deadly weapon.  Deputies set up a perimeter whereupon the suspect was contacted by phone and subsequently convinced to surrender. The suspect, 44-year-old William Powell, was arrested on a weapons violation and the assault with ... Read More »

Feud Leads To Stabbing


A man was arrested Sunday after allegedly stabbing another man with a knife. According to a sheriff's news release, Edward Tolosko, 58, accosted another man in a home near Los Osos at around 12:55 p.m. This apparently occurred as a result of a long-standing feud between the suspect and victim.   Tolosko fled the home after the incident, but was ... Read More »

Man Arrested After Firing Gun In Residence


A man was arrested on suspicion of firing shots inside a residence Templeton on Sunday afternoon.   According to a sheriff's news release, "Deputies set up a perimeter whereupon the suspect was contacted by phone and subsequently convinced to surrender."    William Powell, 44, was taken into custody on a weapons violation.  Read More »

Fire at Atascadero Home

The Atascadero Fire Department responded to a house fire just before 4 a.m. Saturday morning.   According to fire officials, the fire began in a trash can in a rear patio and spread to the main part of the house.   Firefighters had the fire put out in about thirty minutes. No one was injured. It’s estimated to have caused ... Read More »

SLOFD Works Quickly To Extinguish Fire At Apartment Building

San Luis Obispo City Fire Department personnel responded to a reported structure fire at 729 Pismo Street Road in San Luis Obispo at 2:47 yesterday.  The first arriving unit found a rapidly spreading fire in the 113 year-old two-story 4 unit wood frame apartment building with occupants evacuating the from the heavy fire conditions present on both floors.  Four of ... Read More »

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