Wednesday, May 27th, 2015

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Santa Barbara County Sheriff’s Office Warns Of UGG Boot Scam


The Santa Barbara County Sheriff’s Office wants to remind residents to use caution when shopping on-line or when receiving e-mail advertisements this holiday season. This is the busiest time of year for internet scammers who are out to take advantage of busy consumers. While there are many internet scams out there, the Sheriff’s Office was notified about one in particular ...

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SLO Sheriff Announces Annual Sheriff’s Christmas Bike Giveaway


San Luis Obispo County Sheriff Ian Parkinson is proud to announce the annual Sheriff's Christmas Bike Giveaway will be held on Thursday, December 19th at 10:00 AM at the Sheriff's Honor Farm. Every year since 1989, Sheriff's Honor Farm inmates have refurbished bikes donated by the community to give to underprivileged local children. With assistance from the Sheriff's Advisory Foundation ...

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California Department Of Parks And Recreation To Clear Out Dead Vegetation And Trees Starting Today


The California Department of Parks and Recreation will be clearing dead vegetation and trees on Black Hill and Upper State Park Road starting December 16, 2013 and ending December 20, 2013. The majority of the clearing will occur adjacent to homes on La Loma Street, Balboa Street, Kings Street, Fairview Street, and the Blue Heron Mobile Home Park. This project ...

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SLO Sheriff’s Office Detectives Uncover Prostitution At Massage Parlors


Santa Barbara County Sheriff’s Office Detectives with the Special Investigations Bureau and the Santa Barbara County District Attorney’s Office have been conducting an on-going investigation of alleged prostitution at two massage parlors located in the City of Goleta; New Life Day Spa in the 5600 block of Calle Real and Total Relax Massage in the 5700 block of Hollister Avenue. ...

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Representative Capps To Attend Groundbreaking Ceremony To Expand Grizzly Charter School Facility


Representative Capps To Attend Groundbreaking Ceremony To Expand Grizzly Charter School Facility Monday, Rep. Lois Capps will attend the groundbreaking ceremony for an expansion of the Grizzly Charter School facility on Camp San Luis Obispo. The $3.2 million expansion will provide classroom space for an additional 60 cadets in the program. The additional cadets will all be female, bringing the ...

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Driver In Fatal Collision Identified


The woman who was killed in a fatal traffic collision 154 last Friday morning has been identified as Keri Dee Savala from Santa Barbara. The collision involved a Toyota Sedan, which struck the embankment adjacent the dirt shoulder north of the roadway.  California Highway Patrol Officers, Santa Barbara Sheriff’s Deputies, and Santa Barbara County Fire Department personnel responded to the ...

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Fresno Police Department Makes Prostitution Bust


In an investigation initiated by the Fresno Police Department it was learned that the identified suspects in this case, 28-year-old Javier Solis and 35-year-old Michael Andrade, both from Fresno, had brought two juvenile females ages 15 and 17 to the San Luis Obispo area and coerced them into to illegal drug use and acts of prostitution.   In late October ...

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CHP Cracking Down On Drunk Drivers This Holiday Season


This holiday season, Police, Sheriff and CHP will be out in force cracking down on drunk drivers throughout the region with aggressive Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over enforcement.  From Dec. 13, 2013, to Jan. 1, 2014, state and local law enforcement will be watching for drunk drivers to help keep roads safe for holiday travelers. The Avoid the 14 ...

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Capps’ Aide Fired; Charged With Two Counts DUI


An aide to Representative Lois Capps has been fired from his job for allegedly injuring a woman named Mallory Dies while driving drunk in his car.   Dies remains in critical condition and needs to undergo brain surgery. Raymond Morua, 32, was arrested in connection to the hit and run early Friday morning.   Morua was charged with two counts ...

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Paso Robles Special Enforcement Team Serves Search Warrant; 4 arrested


On December 06 at approximately 7:00am, the Paso Robles Special Enforcement Team served a narcotics related search warrant in the 900 block of Torrey Pines Drive in Paso Robles. During the search of the residence 8 grams of heroin, 1.5 grams of methamphetamine, scales, and drug paraphernalia were seized. The following people were arrested and later booked into the San ...

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