On January 1, 2015, Captain Mike Bueno assumed command of the San Luis Obispo CHP Area. Captain Bueno has worked at various CHP Areas all over the state for the past 20 years, including the San Luis Obispo CHP Area as an Officer from 1999 to 2006. In 2006, Captain Bueno promoted to Sergeant and worked in the Monterey Area and then the Buellton Area. In 2011, he promoted to Lieutenant and worked at the Ventura Area and the Santa Barbara Area. Captain Bueno is local from the Five Cities and a graduate of Arroyo Grande High School. Upon graduating from AGHS, Captain Bueno served five years in the United States Marine Corps. Captain Bueno is excited and honored to be back home serving in the San Luis Obispo Area.Read More »
Yesterday, at approximately 5:56am, Paso Robles Police Department officers were dispatched to the 800 block of Sycamore Canyon Road regarding reports of gun shots heard. Upon arrival, officers located a 34 year-old male resident of the neighborhood who reported he was assaulted by a Hispanic male.
The victim told officers he was preparing to leave for work when he was confronted near his work truck by a male Hispanic suspect with a handgun. The suspect began chasing the victim from his work truck while firing the gun. The victim was not struck by the gunfire and there were no injuries reported by residents of the neighborhood. However, investigators determined several cars in the neighborhood sustained damage from the gunfire.
PRPD Detectives were unable to locate anyRead More »
CAL FIRE/San Luis Obispo County Fire units and the San Luis Obispo County Urban Search & Rescue Team (USAR) in rural Arroyo Grande extricated a horse that fell into a sink hole at the 900 block of Sunray Place late Tuesday morning. The horse did not appear to be injured. A veterinarian was at the scene.Read More »
Progress in the fight against tobacco use is at a standstill in California and in most cities and counties in the Central Coast as advances in statewide and local tobacco control policies have stagnated. These were the findings of the American Lung Association State of Tobacco Control 2015 report released today. The State of Tobacco Control 2015 report tracks yearly progress on key tobacco control policies at the federal and state levels, assigning grades based on whether laws are adequately protecting citizens from the enormous toll tobacco use takes on lives and the economy. In conjunction with the national report, the American Lung Association in California released its Read More »
Two of the juveniles contacted were found to be in possession of marijuana packaged for sale. A total of 74 grams of marijuana was seized from the juveniles, as well as packaging materials, and digital scales. The juveniles were placed under arrest for possession of marijuana with the intent to sell, a felony. Both juveniles were transported to the Paso Robles Police Department where theRead More »
According to Scott Edward, District Director of Donor Recruitment. “Keeping transfusion patients and blood donors safe is United Blood Services number one priority. This is why we require volunteer blood donors to be well and healthy when they donate blood,” said Edward. According to the CDC “Flu vaccines are only 23% effective this season — flu shots normally prevent 60% to 65% of infeRead More »
On Thursday, January 15, 2014 at 10:45 AM, Paso Robles Police Department was notified by Pat Butler Elementary School of a possible threat. Two school children reported to school administrators they were approached by a Black Male adult during recess. The children report the suspect was on the outside of the athletic field perimeter fence and was in possession of a shotgun or rifle. The suspect threatened the children and the children fled back to the school buildings. School administrators locked down the school to shelter in place.
The Paso Robles Police Department is working with school officials, CHP, San Luis Obispo Sheriffs Department to search the area in the 700 block of Nicklaus Street. At approximately 2:15 PM, a search of the Pat Butler Elementary School campus andRead More »
The District Attorney’s Office announces the conclusion of the Preliminary Hearing in People v Akins, Fort, Ivory, Brito, and Love – the former Cal Poly football players charged with the attempted armed robbery at a fraternity house and related crimes. The incident occurred on August 10, 2014.
A Preliminary Hearing is sometimes called a “probable cause” hearing, because a judge hears testimony and determines whether there is “probable cause” to believe a felony has been committed, and if so, whether the charged defendant(s) committed that felony. If the judge makes that finding, the defendant is “held to answer” and the case may proceed to arraignment and possible trial.
On Thursday 1/15/15 Judge Donald G. Umhofer heRead More »