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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 »

Motorcyclist Dead After High-Speed Accident


Santa Barbara, CA — On January 8, a fatal motorcycle collision occurred on Cold Springs Rd., south of La Paz Rd., in the unincorporated area of Santa Barbara County. At approximately 11 p.m., a twenty-one year old Santa Barbara man was riding his motorcycle south on Cold Springs Road, south of La Paz Road, at a speed estimated to be ... Read More »

Paramedic Stabbed While Responding To Medical Call


Arroyo Grande, CA — Tuesday at 9:45 p.m., San Luis Ambulance and Cal Fire personnel responded to a medical aid call at 2382 Left Lane in rural Arroyo Grande.  The suspect, Thomas Kadota, had called requesting medical aid for his elderly mother. While ambulance and fire personnel were in the process of treating the patient, Kadota became agitated and stabbed ... Read More »

Explosive Fire Destroys Mobile Home

San Luis Obispo City Fire Department personnel responded to a report of a mobile home on fire with numerous explosions at the Laguna Lake Mobile Home Park, just off Prefumo Canyon Road last night about 6.   When San Luis Obispo City Fire’s Engine 4 arrived on scene the Fire Captain reported a double-wide trailer that was fully involved in ... Read More »

Victim Identified In Fatal RV Fire

Morro Bay, CA — The San Luis Obispo County Sheriff's Office Coroner's Division has identified the decedent in Monday night’s motor home fire as 73-year-old Karen Moreland, of Morro Bay. The investigation into the incident is ongoing and there are no indications of foul play at this time.  Moreland died in a recreational vehicle fire located just outside Morro Bay ... Read More »

RV Fire Claims The Life Of Elderly Woman

CAL FIRE/San Luis Obispo County Fire and Morro Bay Fire Department responded at 6:35 last night to a recreational vehicle fire located just outside Morro Bay at the Rancho Colina Mobile Home Park in the 1000 block of Atascadero Road. Firefighters arrived within minutes and reported smoke coming from inside the recreational vehicle.  The recreational vehicle appeared to be used ... Read More »

Hit And Run Driver That Collided With Police Vehicle Arrested


Authorities have arrested the guy who collided with a San Luis Obispo police car on December 31.  His name is Wade Evin Hamby from Clovis. On January 5 police arrested Hamby at 243 p.m. in Santa Maria.  He was taken into custody for fleeing the scene of an accident, which resulted in the injury to another person.  That person was ... Read More »

Man Seriously Injured After Rollover Accident On 101

On January fifth, an accident occurred causing injury to a man driving a Jeep Cherokee. He was reportedly driving recklessly southbound on 101 just past Willow Road. The man clipped a Kia in front of him, swerved out of control, hit the center divider and rolled over.  He was seriously injured, as he was not wearing a seatbelt. The occupants ... Read More »

SLOCFD Responds To Student Housing Fire, Keeps Blaze From Spreading

San Luis Obispo, CA — San Luis Obispo City Fire Department personnel responded to a report of smoke inside the Stenner Glen Apartments at 1050 Foothill at 12:04 p.m. yesterday.  Upon arrival fire crews found thick, black smoke billowing from a bedroom window on the 2nd floor of Tower 7.  This fire had the potential of spreading to multiple units ... Read More »

Felon Arrested After A Swim In Goleta Slough Lagoon


Goleta, CA — Over the weekend, Santa Barbara County Sheriff’s Deputies spotted a known felon who they tried to arrest at a traffic stop on South Fairview Ave. near the Santa Barbara Airport.  The suspect, Binisio Nicolas Pereda, failed to yield and took off to the Goleta Slough area, where the Air Support Unit observed a subject to be swimming ... Read More »

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