Saturday, April 30th, 2016

Local News

Two Train v Pedestrian Fatalities Over the Weekend

Train-Tracks

The Santa Barbara County Sheriff’s Office is investigating two separate train vs. pedestrian fatalities that occurred this weekend. The first train vs. pedestrian collision occurred on Friday, January 8, just before 4:30 p.m.  A southbound Amtrak passenger train was approaching Lookout Park in Summerland when the train conductor observed a male adult standing within the train tracks. The conductor repeatedly …

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Stolen Vehicle Located and Suspect Arrested

car-theft

On Friday, Sheriff’s Deputies spotted a vehicle which had been reported stolen the previous day out of Arroyo Grande. When Deputies attempted to initiate a traffic stop, the driver of the Volvo SUV sped away. A pursuit ensued on Willow Road that lasted approximately 30 seconds and reached a top speed of 95 miles an hour before the driver of …

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Suspect Arrested in Bank Robbery Case

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The San Luis Obispo Police Department received information from a citizen as to the possible identity of the person who committed the bank robbery Tuesday afternoon at the Heritage Oaks Bank on Los Osos Valley Road. Police investigators conducted further investigation on the lead provided and were able to identify Johnie Dean Arnold as the suspect in this case. Suspect …

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Man Arrested for Allegedly Trying to Get Into Locked Cars

car-theft

On January 6 at approximately 4:48pm, Paso Robles Police Department Officers responded to the 1500 block of Park Street after two citizens reported seeing a suspicious person attempting to open several locked cars in the neighborhood. The citizens did an excellent job of providing a description of the suspicious person and providing responding officers with updates as they observed the …

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City of Morro Bay Reminds Public of Dangers of Massive Waves

Surf-Beach

The City of Morro Bay wants to remind the public that massive ocean waves can be both fun, but also deadly. Those waves – and rescuing people from them – can also threaten the lives of first responders and cost taxpayer dollars. Rescue itself is also not guaranteed with the current conditions. The Morro Bay Harbor Department led numerous rescues …

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Attempted Murder Suspect Apprehended by Grover Beach Police

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On January 6, at about 4:25 p.m., GBPD Investigators tracked down the Attempted Murder suspect from the stabbing that occurred on January 5 in the transient camp located south of the train station in the 100 block of South HWY 1. Investigators were able to develop information through-out the night and morning hours that identified the suspect as Andrew A. …

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Man Allegedly Making Bomb Threats on City Bus Found at Cal Poly

Police-lights

Yesterday at approximately 12:30 p.m. the person believed to have verbalized the bomb threats on a city bus earlier in the day was contacted on the Cal Poly Campus. Suspect Marcus Henry Karr age 33 was identified as that person and was taken into to custody and is being held for questioning. All of the City of San Luis Obispo …

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Cause of House Fire in Atascadero Was Lightning

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Lightning caused a Residential Structure Fire to a single family home at 4600 San Vicente yesterday morning. It started at 7:23. 3 engines and 2 command vehicles from Atascadero Department of Fire and Emergency Services, 1 engine, 1 rescue and 1 command vehicle from Cal Fire, 1 engine from Paso Robles Department of Emergency Services, 1 engine from Atascadero State …

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Officers Looking for Suspect in Stabbing Incident

stabbing

Yesterday about 6:55 p.m., GBPD officers and Five Cities Fire were dispatched to a reported stabbing that occurred in the transient camp located South of the Grover Beach Train Station in the 100 block of South HWY 1. Upon their arrival, Officers located a 28 year old male victim who had been stabbed at least one time in the torso …

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Man Convicted of Forcing Teen to Have Sex With Him to Serve 61 Years

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The man convicted of forcing a Los Osos teen into having sex with him and others will likely serve the rest of his life behind bars. 40-year-old Richard Brooks was sentenced yesterday to 61 years and 8 months to life in state prison. He was found guilty in November of last year of sex acts with a minor, human trafficking, …

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