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Santa Maria Man Arrested After Robbery And Sexual Assault At Gunpoint


On March 14 at approximately 1:27 am, San Luis Obispo Police responded to the San Luis Inn and Suites at 404 Santa Rosa regarding an armed robbery and sexual assault. When officers arrived they discovered a female had been sexually assaulted and robbed at gunpoint. The victim told officers that a male subject, later identified as Gregory Erwin, agreed to ... Read More »

Memorial Held For K9 Deputy Jake


Yesterday, the San Luis Obispo County Sheriff's Office held its first ever K9 memorial ceremony.  Sheriff Ian Parkinson led the procession of K9's and their handlers. A burial ceremony was held for K9 Jake who began his service with the Sheriff's Office in January 2001 and died Jan. 7, 2010. A final resting place behind the Sheriff's Office has been ... Read More »

Man With Loaded Guns Arrested Outside Of Heritage Oaks Bank


On March 13 an alert employee of the Heritage Oaks Bank at 1503 Froom Ranch Road called the police department about a suspicious male in a vehicle parked in the parking lot.  When the bank employee came to work a male subject got out of this vehicle and made the bank employee nervous.  The bank employee thought the male subject ... Read More »

Point San Luis Lighthouse Keepers Discover Stairs Defaced With Memorial Message


The Point San Luis Lighthouse Keepers were saddened to find on Wednesday, March 6th that the stairs at Whaler’s Cove beach, which provide safe passage to the Light Station for ocean going visitors, had been defaced. The stairs, which were built with funds from the Port San Luis Harbor District, Coastal Conservancy, and the Point San Luis Lighthouse Keepers, were ... Read More »

Sheriff’s Office To Hold Memorial For K9


The San Luis Obispo County Sheriff's Office will be holding its first ever K9 memorial today at 9 AM.  A burial ceremony will take place for K9 Jake who began his service with the Sheriff's Office in January 2001 and died Jan. 7, 2010. A final resting spot behind the Sheriff's Office has been created for Jake and other K9's ... Read More »

Myers Murder Trial Continues


The Dystiny Myers murder trial continues.  Mother and son Rhonda Wisto and Frank York are the defendants.  Three others involved in the 2010 murder of 15-year-old Myers have already pleaded guilty and two of those will be testifying against Wisto and York. Wisto and York are charged with first degree premeditated murder and conspiracy to commit murder with additional charges ... Read More »

City Of SLO Celebrates Two New Transit Buses


The City of San Luis Obispo is getting two new public transit buses. The new buses will replace the last two high-floor models, making the entire fleet more accessible to people in wheelchairs. You can join the city in celebrating its two newest buses at a ribbon cutting ceremony on Wednesday. It's at 1:45 p.m. at the Downtown Transit Center. Read More »

Pilot Uninjured After Crashing Plane At Paso Robles Airport


Yesterday at 1:38 p.m., two companies of Paso Robles Firefighters and one Battalion Chief responded to an aircraft emergency at the Paso Robles Airport. Firefighters arrived at scene to find a single engine civilian aircraft had crashed while attempting touch and go maneuvers on runway 19.  Although the aircraft suffered significant damage, the pilot was not injured. Firefighters remained at ... Read More »

Motorcyclist Killed In Crash Identified


The Coroner's Unit of the San Luis Obispo County Sheriff's Office has identified the motorcyclist who died on West Pozo Road in Santa Margarita on March 10.   The man is identified as 47-year-old Charles Alan Raffield of Santa Margarita. Raffield died Sunday afternoon after losing control of his motorcycle. CHP says around 3 p.m., he was driving his motorcycle ... Read More »

Finger Print Leads To Capture Of Paso Robles Burglary Suspect


The Paso Robles Police Department has been investigating a series of daytime residential burglaries which have occurred recently on the east side of the city. They hit paydirt. On Wednesday and Thursday, February 27th and 28th, officers investigated five burglaries, which occurred in the 800 block of Red Cloud Road, 500 block of Navajo Avenue, 300 block of Crazy Horse ... Read More »

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