Monday, July 25th, 2016

19 Arrested After Probation Department Makes Parole Sweep In Northern SLO County

handcuffs2On July 16 2013, the San Luis Obispo County Probation Department partnered with other police agencies to conduct a probation and parole compliance operation. At approximately 6 p.m., law enforcement personnel contacted individuals on probation and parole in northern San Luis Obispo’s County including the cities of Paso Robles and Atascadero, as well as the unincorporated areas of Templeton and San Miguel.

As a result of the multi-agency compliance operation, 61 subjects were contacted, 19 subjects were arrested for probation/parole violations or new criminal charges. There were also 42 subjects found to be in compliance with court ordered terms and conditions of probation.

Officers also confiscated a firearm, other weapons, small quantity of methamphetamine, heroin and marijuana, drug paraphernalia, possible evidence of narcotic sales and gang indicia.

Child protective services responded to one location to assist with a contact that involved drug exposure of two children.

All arrestees were transported to the San Luis Obispo County Jail or the San Luis Obispo County Juvenile Hall for booking.