Friday, July 29th, 2016


SB Search And Rescue Team Holding Final Recuitment Meeting


  The Santa Barbara County Sheriff’s Search and Rescue Team is holding its final recruitment meeting of the year Thursday night. The group uses specialized training equipment to handle emergencies including rock rescues, car accidents, plane crashes and water rescues. The Sheriff’s Office says the team is called to assist on evidence searches, provides medical support for large community events, …

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Lompoc Community Has Opportunity to Meet New Police Chief


  Members of the Lompoc community have another opportunity to meet their new police chief today Pat Walsh will be holding another community meeting to discuss concerns Lompoc You can meet Chief Walsh at Trinity Nazarene Church, 500 East North Avenue, from 6:00 – 8:00 p.m. For questions about the event, call Sgt. Chuck Strange at (805) 875-8155

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Man Recently Released From Prison is Locked Up Again


  A man recently released from state prison is behind bars after police say he tried to steal a work truck. Santa Maria police arrested Antonino Alexis Hernandez after they responded to reports of a family disturbance shortly before 9 last night in the area of Betteravia and A Street. Police say several contractors working in the area detained Hernandez …

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Arroyo Grande Has A New Mayor


For the first time in 12 years, the city of Arroyo Grande has a new mayor as of December 1. That would be Jim Hill, who defeated incumbent mayor Tony Ferrara by 95 votes as a write-in candidate. The unofficial vote count was released yesterday by the San Luis Obispo County-clerk Recorder’s office. Overall, Hill won with 3,090 votes over …

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SLOPD Arrests Man for Allegedly Brandishing Box Cutter at Ralph’s


Last night at approximately 7:13, SLO PD Officers responded to Ralph’s to investigate a brandishing and trespass. Suspect Daniel Marcom had been advised not to trespass at the store on a previous date for theft of alcohol. Marcom was asked to leave the store, but he became upset and pulled a box cutter from his pocket. He brandished it at …

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Sheriff’s Narcotics Unit Raids Hash Oil Lab


Last Week, members of the Sheriff’s Narcotics Unit served a search warrant at a home at 2209 Willow Road in rural Arroyo Grande. When Detectives entered the residence they discovered a butane honey oil conversion lab which converts marijuana into hash oil or “honey oil.” The extraction process uses parts of the marijuana plant that are low in THC content, …

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Drugs May Be to Blame for Deadly Head-on Crash


Drugs may have involved in a deadly head-on crash in San Luis Obispo yesterday afternoon just after two on Foothill Boulevard. CHP says the driver of a Toyota Prius hit a Ford Escape. The driver of the Escape died from his injuries, according to CHP. The driver of the Prius has major injuries. Their names have yet to be released. …

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Burglary Suspect Caught in Traffic Stop


Last Friday morning, a Paso Robles Police Officer made a traffic stop on a vehicle in the 3300 block of Park Street for an observed traffic violation. Upon contact with the driver, Bradleigh Eugene Tabelin of Paso Robles, the Officer noticed drug paraphernalia in plain view inside the vehicle. Tabelin was placed under arrest for a misdemeanor violation of possession …

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Man Arrested for Assault Gets Arrested Again


Thursday the San Luis Obispo Police Department arrested Justin Edmund Pard in downtown San Luis Obispo after he assaulted a female employee at the Flip Flop Shop, located at 858 Higuera.  The attack was unprovoked and the victim sustained a bloody nose and bruising to her face.  Upon locating suspect Pard he was found to be in possession of a …

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Assault in Downtown SLO


On November 13, 2014 at approximately 10:13 hours, Officers responded to the Flip Flop Shop located at 858 Higuera on reports that an assault had just occurred.   The female victim was working inside the store when a male subject approached her and initiated a conversation.  After several minutes inside the store, the suspect walked up to the victim and struck …

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