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Nipomo felon allegedly strikes again and again

Allen Michael Thompson

A 26-year-old Nipomo man who was arrested last month for allegedly committing multiple felonies while on bail, was arrested Thursday accused of many of the same criminal acts. On Aug. 18, a San Luis Obispo County Sheriff’s deputy noticed Allen... (Continue reading)

Paso Robles man tells jury he shoots to kill

John Steven Danner

A Paso Robles man took the stand in his own murder trial Thursday, and he testified that his father taught him to shoot to kill when attacked. [Tribune] John Steven Danner, 25, is accused of murdering Billy Don Law, 47.... (Continue reading)

Central Coast politicians’ son arrested for drugs


The California Attorney General’s Office is investigating last month’s arrest of the 30-year-old son of Santa Barbara County Supervisor Doreen Farr and Goleta City Councilman Jim Farr. [KCOY] On Aug. 4, Doreen and Jim Farr requested a welfare check on... (Continue reading)

SLO council to consider spice ban


San Luis Obispo police are recommending that the city council ban spice and other synthetic drugs that resemble marijuana. The council will consider an ordinance banning the possession, sale and display of synthetic drugs at its meeting Tuesday evening. If... (Continue reading)

Santa Barbara doctor convicted of drug trafficking

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A Santa Barbara-area physician who wrote numerous prescriptions for powerful painkillers, such as OxyContin, for “patients” – many of whom were drug addicts, and some of whom died from drug overdoses – was convicted Friday of 79 drug trafficking charges,... (Continue reading)

North County men found with stolen goods

Manuel Padilla Jr.

Paso Robles police have returned more than $5,000 worth of construction tools and equipment to the rightful owner and arrested the alleged thieves. The arrests occurred after an officer drove through a parking lot in the 2700 block of Black... (Continue reading)

K9 sniffs contraband in Nipomo man’s truck

Allen Michael Thompson

With the help of a K9, San Luis Obispo County Sheriff’s deputies found a stolen pistol, heroin, methamphetamine and counterfeit cash in a Nipomo man’s pickup truck. Around 11:30 p.m. Tuesday, deputies saw a driver on Highway 101 whom they... (Continue reading)

Rob Peter to pay your dealer?

Joseph Jeffrey Mikkelsen

A 19-year-old San Luis Obispo man stole a tip jar from a Paso Robles business in order to pay back his drug dealer, the suspect told police. The approximately $27 that was in the tip jar were not recovered, according... (Continue reading)

SLO Sheriff releases full list of alleged cocaine traffickers

Chase Michael Hansen, 25, Morro Bay

The San Luis Obispo County Sheriff’s office has released an expanded roster of an alleged cocaine trafficking ring that the district attorney’s office had already begun prosecuting. Last week, the DA’s office announced it had filed charges against seven men... (Continue reading)

Felon photographs kids in Nipomo, then flees

Blaise Douglas Olaf Borgen

An Arroyo Grande felon carrying drugs, ammo and a gun took photos of children playing in a Nipomo yard Friday morning, then led sheriff’s deputies on a high-speed chase. Around 9:30 a.m., the San Luis Obispo County Sheriff’s office received... (Continue reading)

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