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Sheriff Announces Annual Christmas Bike Giveaway at Honor Farm

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San Luis Obispo, CA – San Luis Obispo County Sheriff Ian Parkinson is proud to announce the annual Sheriff's Christmas Bike Giveaway will be held on Wednesday, December 19th at 11 a.m. at the Sheriff's Honor Farm. Every year since 1989, Sheriff's Honor Farm inmates have refurbished bikes donated by the community to give to underprivileged local children. This year ... Read More »

Paso Robles Appoints New Police Officer

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Paso Robles, CA – The Paso Robles Police Department is proud to announce the appointment of a new police officer.  Officer Christopher McGuire was appointed yesterday at an 11:00 am ceremony held in the City Council Chambers. Officer McGuire began his career in 2003 with the Farmersville Police Department and since 2007 has worked for the Porterville Police Department.  Officer ... Read More »

Department Of Agriculture Busy With Inspections During Holiday Season

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San Luis Obispo, CA — Staff from the San Luis Obispo County Department of Agriculture/Weights and Measures are busy inspecting holiday packages and other shipments containing plant material to ensure the County remains free of exotic insects and plant diseases that are harmful to agriculture and the local environment.   Throughout the year Inspectors monitor and inspect packages arriving into ... Read More »

High Speed Pursuit Through Santa Barbara Ends With Arrest In Carpinteria

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Santa Barbara, CA — On Thursday, at approximately 8:43p.m., a CHP officer stopped for a red light on the Los Carneros Rd. freeway off ramp, beside a black Mitsubishi Eclipse sedan.  As she was stopped, she looked left to see if traffic was clear so she could make a right turn onto   Los Carneros.  As she looked left, she made ... Read More »

Attempted Robbery At RV Park

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Oceano, CA – Yesterday SLO Sheriff’s Deputies responded to a victim of an attempted robbery at the Pacific Coast RV Resort on Highway 1 in Oceano.  The victim was in the shower at the resort about 7 p.m. when he was approached by the suspects who demanded his wallet. The victim refused.  The suspect swung a sharp object at victim ... Read More »

Missing Grover Beach Man Located

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Rover Beach, CA – Grover Beach Police say a man who was reported missing by his family earlier this month has been found safe in an undisclosed location. Police say Paul Glowacki was instructed to contact his family members and that the case is closed. Read More »

Highway 101 On Ramp To Be Closed For Construction

A project to construct a median barrier along a five-mile section of U.S. Highway 101 from Los Berros Road to Fair Oaks Avenue will resume on Sunday night Dec. 16 from 7 p.m. to 6 a.m. with work on the bridge rails at Bridge Street, Arroyo Grande Creek and the Highway 101 Interchange at Brisco Road. There will be a ... Read More »

Highway Pursuit Ends In Suicide

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Paso Robles, CA — A man the CHP was chasing along roadways in Monterey and San Luis Counties has succumbed to a self-inflicted gunshot wound.  29-year-old Nathan Hamilton from Woodland Hills was pulled over by the CHP after leading them on a pursuit that started in Coalinga and ended on Highway 41 on the December 9. Before he could be ... Read More »

Yepez Found Guilty In Drive-By Shooting

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A jury on Wednesday found Armando Yepez guilty in the drive-by shooting that killed 17-year-old Gabriel Salgado. The shooting happened last November on 21st street in Oceano. Another teenager was shot in the leg and survived. Armando Yepez was arrested during a traffic stop on Highway 101 in Nipomo in May. Salgado was a senior at Lopez High School in ... Read More »

SLO County Sheriff Aids In Large Scale Meth Bust

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Paso Robles, CA — Police from San Diego to San Jose have broken up a large meth operation that included many arrests in Paso Robles. During Wednesday’s operation, the task force seized money and drugs with a street value of approximately $100,000.  All of the arrested belonged to various street gangs. The multiagency task force involved in the yearlong investigation ... Read More »

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