Sunday, May 1st, 2016

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Man Arrested for Allegedly Having Sex With 14-Year-Old


  On November 10, 2015, Santa Barbara County Sheriff’s detectives arrested 35-year-old Justin Lee Davidson of Lompoc for allegedly having sexual intercourse with a 14-year-old female on at least two occasions at his residence in the Mission Hills neighborhood.  Davidson was a family friend of the victim. Davidson was booked into the Santa Barbara County Jail for Sexual Intercourse with …

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Recent Phone Scam Reported in Paso Robles


The Paso Robles Police Department is warning the public about a recent phone scam which victimized a local resident. This scam, known as the ‘IRS phone scam,’ preys on victims by intimidating them into believing they owe taxes or face fines/imprisonment for failure to pay these taxes. In this case, the scammer is also claiming to be an officer or …

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SLOPD Awarded $190,000 Grant From OTS


The San Luis Obispo Police Department has been awarded a $190,000.00 grant from the California Office of Traffic Safety (OTS) for a year-long program of special enforcements and public awareness efforts to prevent traffic related deaths and injuries. The San Luis Obispo Police Department will use the funding as part of the city’s ongoing commitment to keep our roadways safe …

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Man Allegedly Broke in and Stole Dog From County Animal Services Center


Tuesday the Sheriff’s Office received a report of a burglary which had occurred during the overnight hours at the County Animal Services Center in San Luis Obispo. A staff member at the center says someone broke into the kennel and took a black and brown brindled colored pit bull mix named “Sid.” The dog had been quarantined at the kennel …

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Man in Jail on Charges of Possession of Cocaine and Firearm


Following a two month long investigation, Santa Barbara County Sheriff’s Detectives with the Special Investigations Bureau, arrested a Carpinteria man yesterday, and seized more than one pound of cocaine as well as a firearm.  37-year-old Duke Overbach, a convicted felon, was under investigation for suspicion of selling cocaine.  As a result of the investigation, a search warrant was served at …

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One Killed and Two Injured in Highway Accident


One person was killed and two others seriously injured last night on Highway 46 East just west of Highway 41 near the James Dean Memorial Junction in Cholame. A Volvo and Chevy were involved. The male driver of the Chevy was killed. The driver of the Volvo was airlifted to a local hospital with major injuries. A woman passenger in …

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One Man Arrested For Allegedly Stealing Scooter


On Tuesday, November 10, 2015, at approximately 7:53 AM, a resident of Grover Beach reported that his 2006 Yamaha motor scooter was stolen. At approximately 9:58 AM, park rangers from the Coastal Dunes RV Park reported suspicious activity along the railroad tracks near the RV Park after observing two (2) male adults dismantling a motor scooter which was determined to …

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Public Invited to Workshop on Disasters and Emergencies


The City of Morro Bay is inviting the public to an important workshop on the City’s efforts to prepare for disasters and emergencies. The December 3 workshop will be at 6 p.m. at the Harbor Street Fire Station, 715 Harbor St. Morro Bay is preparing a plan for the future that will detail the risks posed by natural events such …

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Five in Custody and Three More Sought in Human Trafficking Ring


Five people are in custody and police are looking for three more suspects after officials say they broke up a human trafficking ring involving immigrants.  Monterey County sheriff’s officials say they arrested the five in raids on homes in King City, Greenfield and Gilroy yesterday.  During the raids, officials say they found three immigrants who confessed to engaging in sexual …

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Veterans Day Events Along the Central Coast


Veterans Day is today and there are several events happening along the Central Coast.  On Wednesday, a Veterans Day is happening on the Pismo Beach Pier beginning at 11:00 a.m.  In Los Osos, a Veterans Day ceremony is happening at the Los Osos Valley Memorial Park on Los Osos Valley Road. The ceremony begins at 11:00.  In Atascadero, another ceremony is happening at …

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