Articles Tagged With ‘Auto Theft’




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DUI suspect accused of stealing car, laptops, credit cards

Jamie Cunningham

A Paso Robles man was driving 100 mph while drunk in a car that contained stolen laptops, credit cards and software, according to the CHP. The man is also charged with auto theft. [KSBY] Officers arrested the man, as well... (Continue reading)

Classic truck stolen in Grover Beach

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Grover Beach police are searching for a red 1957 Chevy truck that was reportedly stolen from a grocery store parking lot on Tuesday. The Chevy is a step side truck equipped with special features, like a chrome front grill, chrome... (Continue reading)

Suspects hide out in Santa Barbara restaurant bathroom

La Salsa

A pair of suspected car thieves led police on a chase before fleeing the vehicle and barricading themselves in men’s bathroom at the La Salsa Fresh Mexican Grill on State Street in Santa Barbara. At about 8:30 a.m., an officer... (Continue reading)

Deputies chase stolen U-Haul near San Simeon

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A person driving a stolen U-Haul fled Sunday night from San Luis Obispo County Sheriff’s deputies before crashing the truck near Ragged Point. [KSBY] On Sunday evening, sheriff’s officials received multiple reports of a U-Haul driving erratically. Deputies spotted the... (Continue reading)

Atascadero car thief flees to elementary school

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An intoxicated car thief fled authorities onto the campus of an Atascadero elementary school on Monday, according to the city’s police department. The elementary school, as well as a neighboring continuation high school went into lockdown. Around 12:18 p.m., Atascadero... (Continue reading)

SLO County Sheriff’s K9 attacks officer

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By JOSH FRIEDMAN and KAREN VELIE A San Luis Obispo Sheriff’s Department K9 tasked with catching a fleeing car thief in Arroyo Grande attacked a California Highway Patrol officer on Tuesday who, too, was pursuing the suspect. Officers then charged... (Continue reading)

Car thieves caught in SLO, Santa Barbara

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Both San Luis Obispo and Santa Barbara police arrested alleged car thieves over the weekend. A suspect who allegedly stole a car in Santa Barbara was also arrested in Oxnard following a police chase. Around 3:15 p.m. on Sunday, San... (Continue reading)

North County men arrested for California theft spree

Clyde Roberts

Two North County men allegedly teamed up to steal more than $35,000 worth of property, including a Mercedes Benz and a Norwegian passport, from victims in locations ranging from Los Angeles County to Paso Robles. On Sunday, Paso Robles police... (Continue reading)

Crazy taxi driver accused of grand theft auto

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A 20-year-old Santa Barbara man managed to steal a taxi from the home of its driver, but the thief’s reckless driving quickly led to his arrest. [KEYT] On Sunday afternoon, taxi driver Ron Goodman was in his Santa Barbara home... (Continue reading)

Ought you park your car in Santa Maria?

An average day in Santa Maria ends with at least two car thefts, according to numbers provided by the city’s police department. [KSBY] Santa Maria far outpaces other Central Coast cities in car thefts, and the crime is occurring at... (Continue reading)



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