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Man Threatening to Light Himself on Fire Safely Taken Into Custody

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During the late evening hours of November 8, Sheriff’s Deputies were summoned to a gas station located in the 200 block of East Highway 246, for a report of a suspicious subject.  According to the reporting parties, the man was observed pacing near the fuel pumps with a gas can in his hand, and had doused himself and his vehicle …

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Two Children Stuck by Needle Found in Little Morro Creek

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The City of Morro Bay is aware of two children being stuck by a needle they found in Little Morro Creek on Saturday during soccer games at Lila Keiser Park. City staff has reported that they made contact with parents of the children, who were treated at a local hospital. The needle was also tested, but the City has been …

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Robbery at Gunpoint in Shell Beach

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On Saturday November 6, 2015 an unknown suspect approached a female resident in the 300 block of Montecito, Shell Beach and stole her purse at gunpoint as she exited her vehicle. The suspect fled on foot from the residence in an unknown direction. The suspect was described as a Hispanic Male Adult approximately 5’08”, with a stocky build wearing a …

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Spooked Horse Causes Rescue Mission in Los Osos

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Cal Fire officials say, a spooked horse was the cause of a rescue mission yesterday afternoon near Broderson Trail in Los Osos. A woman was riding along the trail when something scared her horse and caused the woman to fall off. The horse ran into a drainage ditch and was unable to get out. Cal Fire SLO was dispatched to …

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House Fire in Santa Maria Yesterday Morning

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A house fire broke out in Santa Maria early yesterday morning. Fire officials say they responded to several calls about a residential structure fire on South Curryer Street just after 6 a.m. Firefighters were able to attack the fire from inside the residence. Three engines and one aerial truck responded to the incident. Santa Maria P.D. was also on the …

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People All Across California Reported Seeing UFO

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People all across California reported seeing a bright flash in the sky Saturday night. The U.S. Navy has confirmed that the light was a missile test out of Point Mugu. According to Navy officials “Navy Strategic Systems Programs conducted scheduled Trident II (D5) missile test flight at sea from USS Kentucky, an Ohio Class Ballistic submarine, in the Pacific Test …

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CHP Identifies Woman Hit on Northbound 101

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California Highway Patrol investigators have identified the woman who was the pedestrian hit last night on the northbound 101, near Vineyard Drive and Las Tablas in Templeton. Officials say 56-year-old Karen Groves was trying to illegally cross the highway when she was hit by a 2003 Toyota Corolla. The 18-year old driver of the vehicle did spot the pedestrian but …

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Governor Reverses Parole Board Decision

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In 2006 a 13-year-old Robert Holguin beat 87-year-old Gerald O’Malley to death with a skateboard. He also stole items from O’Malley’s home and fled in the elderly man’s car. Holguin was found guilty of murder, burglary, robbery, elder abuse and vehicle theft. Last month, the California juvenile parole board decided that Holguin no longer posed a threat to public safety …

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List of Candidates for Police Chief May Be Shortened

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The list of candidates in San Luis Obispo’s search for a police chief may have shortened a bit. City manager, Katie Lichtig says she’s decided to go ahead with a background check on Deanna Cantrell. Cantrell is currently the assistant chief of the Mesa Police Department in Arizona. An actual job offer won’t be extended to Cantrell until the background …

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New SLO Police Chief to be Announced As Soon As Next Month

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Since May of this year, the city of San Luis Obispo has been looking for a new police chief. With the help of focus groups and a Southern California Consulting firm, city officials say that the search is drawing to an end and a new chief should be announced as soon as next month. Meanwhile, SLO P.D. Captain Keith Storton …

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