Local News

School Zone Safety Reminder


Beginning Tuesday, August 27, 2013, motorists are reminded to use additional caution when driving in or near school zones within the City of Paso Robles. The Paso Robles Police Department will be starting off the school year with maximum traffic enforcement and awareness efforts within city school zones. The Paso Robles Police Department wants to ensure the safety of students ...

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Third Burglary Suspect Arrested


On Sunday, August 18, 2013, at about 10:30pm, Morro Bay Police received a tip that the third wanted suspect in a residential burglary on Main St., 20-year-old Mckinley Thomas, was at a residence in Los Osos in the 1200 block of Santa Ynez St. Morro Bay Police notified the San Luis Obispo County Sheriff’s Office of Thomas’ suspected location, and ...

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Couple Killed By Suspected Drunk Driver Identified


Two people are in jail for being involved in a fatal hit and run on Highway 46 East near Shandon on Saturday. 38-year-old Vicente Montes, of Shandon was driving a 1994 Jeep Grand Cherokee when he attempted an unsafe left turn and collided with a car occupied by 69-year-old Charles Massara, and 68-year-old Irene Massara, both of Bakersfield who were ...

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Three Suspects Arrested For Burglary And Assault


On Sunday, August 18, shortly after 5:00 am in the morning, Morro Bay Police were called to an apartment in the 2100 block of Main St. to investigate a reported battery. The victims reported to officers that three males had burglarized the apartment, held them against their will, and battered them, leading to injuries to two victims.   The investigation ...

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Two Stabbings Occured Over The Weekend


The Paso Robles Police Department is seeking the public’s assistance with solving two incidents which occurred over the weekend. The first incident occurred on Friday, August 16th, 2013, at approximately 11:30p.m. The PRPD received a report from several witnesses along the 1100 block of Pine Street who saw several Hispanic males fighting in the street. Witnesses reported one of the ...

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Gunshots Heard At Apartment Residences


The Paso Robles Police Department responded to two shooting events over the weekend. On Friday, August 16th, 2013, at approximately 11:30pm the PRPD responded to the 1200 block of Corral Creek Avenue after receiving numerous phone calls from residents who reported hearing gunshots. The second event happened on Sunday, August 18th, 2013 at approximately 2:45am at the same location. There ...

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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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