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Suspected Burglar Apprehended In Paso Robles

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A Paso Robles man was arrested about 3:50 Thursday morning for allegedly trying to burglarize cut open a locked gate to commit burglary at Matheson Tri-Gas in Paso Robles.  Officers responded and found that 46-year-old Kevin Smith had entered the property by cutting open a locked gate. Smith was booked into San Luis Obispo County Jail for burglary, possession of ... Read More »

Burglar On The Loose In Ballard

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At around 1:00 yesterday afternoon in the 1700 block of Cottonwood Street in the Santa Ynez Valley community of Ballard, a resident reported coming home to find a subject wearing a bandana inside her home. The suspect was last seen running across the yard. Sheriff’s Deputies responded and secured the area. A reverse 9-1-1 was sent to area residents asking ... Read More »

Police On The Lookout For Stabbing Suspect

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The Santa Barbara County Sheriff’s Office is requesting the public’s assistance to help locate a suspect involved in a stabbing that occurred around 4:00 yesterday afternoon,   in the 1500 block of Highway 154.  The suspect is 47 year old Gabriel Nicolas Rivera of Santa Barbara who has had several contacts with law enforcement and was most recently booked at the ... Read More »

Drug Dispute Ends In Car Crash

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At around 12:15 yesterday afternoon, there was a verbal dispute involving four individuals at the Camino Real Marketplace in Goleta.  Following the argument, which was apparently over drug related issues, the individuals jumped into two separate vehicles and a chase ensued.  Two males were driving in a dark blue Lexus sedan and were followed by a male and female in ... Read More »

Fire Caused By Downed Power Lines

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The Santa Barbara County Fire Department investigators have determined that the cause of the vegetation fire that occurred at 2700 block of Cebada Canyon east of Lompoc on August 21 was a result of downed electrical power lines. If you see a downed power line or wire, call 911 right away.  If a power line has fallen to the ground, ... Read More »

Indecent Exposure In McDonald’s Parking Lot

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On Friday, August 16, a Paso Robles police officer was flagged down by a female subject in the parking lot of a shopping center in the 2300 block of Theatre Drive. This subject reported she had been the victim of an indecent exposure which had just occurred. PRPD learned the adult female victim had been walking to her vehicle when ... Read More »

Robbery At Gas Station

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On 08-19-13 officers from the Atascadero Police Department responded to the Shell Gas Station located at 8000 Morro Road in Atascadero for a report of robbery that had just occurred. On arrival, officers determined that a robbery did occur. During the robbery, a male suspect entered the business, selected some items and approached the clerk standing at the counter. The ... Read More »

School Zone Safety Reminder

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Beginning Tuesday, August 27, 2013, motorists are reminded to use additional caution when driving in or near school zones within the City of Paso Robles. The Paso Robles Police Department will be starting off the school year with maximum traffic enforcement and awareness efforts within city school zones. The Paso Robles Police Department wants to ensure the safety of students ... Read More »

Third Burglary Suspect Arrested

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On Sunday, August 18, 2013, at about 10:30pm, Morro Bay Police received a tip that the third wanted suspect in a residential burglary on Main St., 20-year-old Mckinley Thomas, was at a residence in Los Osos in the 1200 block of Santa Ynez St. Morro Bay Police notified the San Luis Obispo County Sheriff’s Office of Thomas’ suspected location, and ... Read More »

Couple Killed By Suspected Drunk Driver Identified

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Two people are in jail for being involved in a fatal hit and run on Highway 46 East near Shandon on Saturday. 38-year-old Vicente Montes, of Shandon was driving a 1994 Jeep Grand Cherokee when he attempted an unsafe left turn and collided with a car occupied by 69-year-old Charles Massara, and 68-year-old Irene Massara, both of Bakersfield who were ... Read More »

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