Posts Tagged ‘Cell phones’


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CHP officers caught trading nude photos of female suspects

A once secret game exists within the California Highway Patrol in which officers trade nude photos of female arrestees. [Contra Costa Times] Multiple CHP officers are currently on administrative duty in Northern California as they await charges, which will likely... (Continue reading)

Family seeking $22 million for KSBY manager’s death

By JOSH FRIEDMAN The family of a KSBY sales manager who was struck and killed by a vehicle in Shell Beach is seeking $22 million in damages. On Nov. 19, 2011, Tricia Rittger parked in a lot across from the... (Continue reading)

Texting information permitted in Cliff’s Resort trial

Lawyers for the family of a woman who was struck by a vehicle and killed while crossing Shell Beach Road unsuccessfully attempted to bar defendants from showing the victims cell phone information to the jury at the trial that started... (Continue reading)

Supreme Court rules officers need a warrant to search cell phones

The Supreme Court ruled unanimously Wednesday that police generally need a warrant before searching the cellphones or personal electronic devices of a person arrested, striking a blow against the breakdown of personal privacy rights. Proponents of warrantless searches argued that... (Continue reading)

Buellton man arrested for secretly videotaping women undressing

A woman using a restroom at a senior living facility in Solvang was stunned to discover she was being videotaped via a cell phone hidden in the ventilation system. Santa Barbara Sheriff deputies discovered the phone, which had videos of... (Continue reading)

CMC guard sentenced for selling contraband

A California Men’s Colony guard who sold contraband to inmates was sentenced to 30 days in jail for accepting a bribe. Kevin Jon Venema, 50, pled guilty to one count of accepting a bribe. In September, CMC internal affair’s investigators... (Continue reading)

Paso Robles man arrested for possession of child porn

Paso Robles police arrested a registered sex offender on Thursday for possession of child porn. Police received a tip that Robert McGuire, 37, was browsing Facebook at the Apple Store in San Luis Obispo. McGuire is barred from possessing a... (Continue reading)

Oceano manager refuses to disclose phone records

OPINION By JULIE TACKER Oceano Community Services District General Manager Tom Geaslen entered into a contract with the OCSD last April. The contract included his $126,000 salary through the end of the year, mileage reimbursement and health benefits and a... (Continue reading)

Voice mail message warns of impending murder

By KAREN VELIE A mentally ill man who allegedly murdered his neighbor in San Luis Obispo had told a friend, police and his landlord of his aggravation over a missing cell phone prior to the forewarned assault, several inside sources... (Continue reading)

CMC inmate uses cell phone to set up robbery

An inmate at the California Men’s Colony (CMC) in San Luis Obispo County is facing additional prison time after he allegedly used a contraband cell phone to rob a man of a Rolex watch. Jermaine Shermal Nelson, who is currently... (Continue reading)



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