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Man On The Run After Allegedly Shooting His Wife


Grover Beach, CA — On Saturday December 1, at about 9 p.m., Grover Beach Police Officers responded to the 800 block of Mentone Ave for a report of a shooting.  It was later determined that 46-year-old William Roger Forgey of Roseville, Calif., had allegedly shot his estranged wife causing serious injuries.  She was transported to Sierra Vista Hospital for treatment.  ... Read More »

Rescue Made After Young Adults Fall Off Cayucos Pier


Cayucos, CA — On Saturday, at about 8:45 in the evening, SLO County sheriff’s deputies, Cal-Fire, Cayucos Fire, and Morro Bay Fire, responded to the Cayucos Pier to a report that there were three juveniles in the water at the end of the pier.   On arrival, deputies learned that two young adults fell into the water from the pier. ... Read More »

Pedestrian Killed In Arroyo Grande Car Accident

Arroyo Grande, CA — Friday morning about 6:20, MedCom received a report of a vehicle versus pedestrian accident at Mesa View Dr. at Halcyon Rd. Arroyo Grande.  Emergency personnel responded to the scene and started life saving measures which were unsuccessful.  The decedent has been identified as 22-year-old Chelsea Brunelle.  The driver of the vehicle remained on scene and cooperated ... Read More »

School Bus Driver Arrested On Suspicion Of Selling Meth


Nipomo, CA — Thursday about 2:00 in the afternoon, members of the San Luis Obispo County Sheriff's Narcotics Unit made a traffic stop at 710 Huasna Road, Nipomo on a school bus driven by 31-year-old April Annamarie Nunez, an employee of the Lucia Mar Unified School District.  Only the driver was on the bus at the time and no school ... Read More »

Stolen Tandem Bicycle


San Luis Obispo. CA — Yesterday a man reported the theft of his Santana 15 speed Tandem bicycle on the 100 block of Santa Rosa to SLO police.  The bike was used a few months ago as a fundraiser for blind athletes when the owner rode with a partner for 260 miles. The bike has great sentimental value to the ... Read More »

Fiery Apartment Explosion Exposes Hash Lab

Morro Bay, CA — On Wednesday, at 4:28 in the afternoon, Morro Bay Police and Fire responded to a report of a gasoline explosion at 850 Napa Avenue Apt. A.  Upon arrival it was discovered one male was injured and he was medically evacuated to Sierra Vista Regional Hospital.  The man is currently being treated at a Fresno burn center. ... Read More »

Animal Control Officer Shot And Killed During Impound


The California Animal Control Directors Association (CACDA) offers its condolences to the family, friends and coworkers of slain Sacramento County Animal Control Officer Roy Marcum.  He was a 14-year veteran of the department. Officer Marcum was shot and killed while on duty on November 28, as he prepared to impound several dogs and cats as part of an eviction.  It ... Read More »

Additional Arrest Made In Association With Beached Panga Boat


A third man has been arrested in connection with a panga boat that was found abandoned on the shore just north of Piedras Blancas Lighthouse on Tuesday morning. Later in the day, while on patrol, CHP officers came upon a man who was walking along Highway 1 just north of the old Piedras Blancas hotel.  That is the same area ... Read More »

Parole Denied To Chowchilla Kidnapper


Parole is denied once again for one of the kidnappers in the 1976 Chowchilla bus case.  It was the 13th parole hearing for Fred Woods housed at CMC in San Luis Obispo who was one of three men convicted of kidnapping 26 students and their bus driver and holding them in a buried van in a Northern California quarry. The ... Read More »

ACE Award Goes To Local Business Owners


Congresswoman Lois Capps yesterday congratulated Susan and Tom Stenovec from San Luis Obispo on their family business being chosen as one of two national recipients of the 14th Annual Secretary of State’s Award for Corporate Excellence (ACE). Susan and Tom Stenovec’s family owns Tea Importers, Inc, the primary stakeholder of the Sorwathe Tea Plantation and Factory in Rwanda.  Together, these ... Read More »

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