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Santa Maria Man Dies In Officer Involved Shooting

Santa Maria, CA — The man who died in Sunday's officer-involved shooting in Santa Maria has been identified as 50-year-old Robert Guzman of Santa Maria.   It happened just after 10 at a home on East Sunset Avenue.  Police responded to a neighbor's 911 call, after a woman and her 8 year-old granddaughter ran into the caller's home.  Police said ... Read More »

Assault Suspect Identified And In Custody


San Luis Police have identified the suspect in one of the three assaults that occurred Thursday in the downtown area.  The suspect is currently in custody on an unrelated charge while he was in court last week.  The suspect should remain in custody while the investigation is completed. Our investigation is continuing and the release of the suspect’s identity at ... Read More »

Burglar Caught Stealing From Neighbor’s Apartment


At about 1:16 a.m. on Friday a female resident in the 800 block of Boysen Street was asleep on a downstairs couch when she heard the front door to her apartment open.  She immediately ran upstairs and called 911.   Our officers arrived moments later and found the front door to her apartment open.  The officers spotted a burglar in ... Read More »

Sex Offender Arrested For Probation Violation


On Thursday, January 10, at approximately 10:40p.m., Paso police officers received information regarding a registered sex offender who was possibly in violation of the terms of his probation. This subject was identified as 37-year-old transient Robert McGuire.  McGuire was known to officers due to his status as a registered sex offender, and officers were also aware that he was on ... Read More »

SLO County Receives Funding To Create Treatment Facility


The County of San Luis Obispo is proud to announce it is the recipient of a new grant from the Federal Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA). This grant provides funding to create a residential treatment facility for women with children.  The grant totals $750,000 over a three-year period. Read More »

OTS Awards SLO With Grant To Improve Safety On Roadways


San Luis Obispo County Public Health has been awarded a $183,100 grant from the California Office of Traffic Safety (OTS) for a year-long program aimed at preventing deaths and injuries on our roadways. The grant will aid in the county’s ongoing effort to improve safety and the quality of life.   Read More »

Suspect On The Loose After Assaulting 3 Women


San Luis Obispo police patrol units responded to several assaults on women in the downtown area at around 11:00 a.m. yesterday.  The first female was assaulted in the area of 1119 Garden St. She was punched in the face by a white male in his 50’s with white hair, blue eyes, thin build, wearing a red shirt. A few blocks ... Read More »

Ex San Luis Obispo High School Teacher Arrested For Parole Violation


A man who once made terrorist threats has been arrested. In May of 2012, 56-year-old Brian Miller of Atascadero and former teacher for the San Luis Obispo Unified School District, made threats that he was “going to show up at a school office and kill himself and three others.” Miller was arrested and sentenced to five years felony probation for ... Read More »

Paso Robles Elementary School Put On Lock-Down After Report Of Suspected Gunshot


On Thursday, January 10 at approximately 11:36a.m., the Paso Robles Police Department communications center received a report of one gunshot heard in the area of Bauer – Speck Elementary School in the 400 block of 17th Street.  Only one report of this nature was received at PRPD. School district staff initiated a ‘lock-down’ of the campus and secured all of ... Read More »

Hash Oil Conversion Lab Discovered During Home Fire


San Luis Obispo, CA — Tuesday, members of the Sheriff's Narcotics Task Force responded to assist San Luis Obispo Police Department for a suspected butane hash oil conversion lab.  The suspected lab was located at a residence, 1716 Lynn Rd., San Luis Obispo.  The lab was discovered when a fire began at the residence that ultimately resulted in several explosions. ... Read More »

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