Articles Tagged With ‘Auto Theft’




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Fifth suspect arrested following Templeton home invasion

Albert Charles Heinicke and Donovan James Alvord

San Luis Obispo County Sheriff deputies arrested a fifth suspect on Thursday following a home invasion robbery in Templeton early Wednesday morning. Detectives tracked down a 16-year-old in connection with the robbery which occurred last Sunday in the 4700 block of... (Continue reading)

2 men beaten during Templeton home invasion

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San Luis Obispo County Sheriff deputies arrested four suspects and are searching for a fifth following a home invasion robbery in Templeton early Wednesday morning. Shortly after 3 a.m., five suspects allegedly broke into a home in the 4700 block... (Continue reading)

Grover Beach man arrested for auto theft

Andrew Gardner

Police arrested a Grover Beach man Sunday for stealing a Toyota sedan that was taken from Atascadero. Grover Beach officers located the car after a resident reported a suspicious vehicle that was parked in front of his home. At 6:33... (Continue reading)

Transient crashes stolen bus, then presses on with crime spree

David James Krause

Undeterred by his botched attempt to steal a bus Sunday afternoon, a transient pressed on with an ambitious crime spree that included arson and a home break-in. After crashing the bus he stole, the man stole a car and crashed... (Continue reading)

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)



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