Friday, July 29th, 2016

Man Arrested After Allegedly Kidnapping Ex-Girlfriend

Craig-SterlingOn June 4th at 748 in the morning, Atascadero Police Department officers were dispatched to a residence in the 5400 block of Olmeda Ave. regarding a physical altercation.

Officers arrived on scene and quickly determined a domestic violence incident had occurred.  A male victim at the location reported his girlfriend’s ex-boyfriend arrived at the location early this morning, forced his way into the residence and assaulted him.

As the suspect was fleeing, he forcibly took the female with him against her will.  The suspect and adult female victim were later located at the Madonna Inn in San Luis Obispo.

The suspect, Craig Sterling; a 42 year old male from Thousand Oaks was arrested and booked at San Luis Obispo County Jail on charges of Kidnapping, Domestic Violence, Burglary, and Battery.