Articles Tagged With ‘Auto Theft’




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Paso Robles man and woman caught in stolen SUV

Guillermo Willie Lujan, Jr.

Paso Robles police arrested a man and a woman after finding them in a stolen SUV Tuesday morning. At approximately 10:38 p.m., a Paso Robles officer spotted a Toyota Sequoia SUV roll through a stop sign at Kiler Canyon Road... (Continue reading)

Speeding thieves nearly rear-end cop on Highway 101

Police car

Eight Santa Maria residents traveling in a stolen SUV nearly rear-ended an officer Monday evening on Highway 101 after coming up behind his vehicle at a speed of 94 mph. [KSBY] After evading an accident, the police officer stopped the... (Continue reading)

SLO County suspect tries to swim away from Santa Barbara police

Santa Barbara Police Department

A man with a warrant out for his arrest in San Luis Obispo County allegedly stole a vehicle from a Ventura car dealership and was tracked down by police in Santa Barbara. Officers arrested the suspect, but not before he... (Continue reading)

Homeless bus thief gets six years for Grover Beach crime spree

David James Krause

A 36-year-old homeless man has received a six-year prison sentence for an ambitious crime spree he embarked upon in June. On a single day, David James Krause, 36, started a fire; stole a bus and crashed it; burglarized a home;... (Continue reading)

Deputies catch three of four thieves in North County chase

Four suspects fleeing San Luis Obispo County Sheriff’s deputies in a stolen vehicle fled by foot after crashing the car in a rural Paso Robles riverbed. Several law enforcement agencies teamed up to catch the suspects, but one of the... (Continue reading)

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

Home invasion 1

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)



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