Articles Tagged With ‘Drugs’




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Citizen’s tip leads to arrests in Grover Beach

Jack Dean Everhart II

Grover Beach police seized guns and drugs Saturday after receiving a tip that two men were possibly using illegal narcotics in front of a business. Officers arrested both of the suspects, one of whom was a felon on probation. After... (Continue reading)

4 arrested in Grover Beach drug bust

Gustavo Trejo

Grover Beach police arrested three men and one woman Thursday in a bust that produced methamphetamine, paraphernalia, prescription pills and gang propaganda. At approximately 4 p.m., officers served a search warrant at a home in the 1000 block of Nice... (Continue reading)

North County men arrested for drugs and guns

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Atascadero police arrested three North County men who were traveling in a car with several guns, about $10,000 worth of narcotics, cash and ammunition. On Monday, an Atascadero police officer conducted a traffic stop on a vehicle on northbound Highway... (Continue reading)

SLO County’s great cake caper

Susan Cameron

By KAREN VELIE It turned out to be sort of a half-baked plan. On June 7, Susan Cameron, a nursing supervisor in charge of medical staff at the San Luis Obispo County Jail, brought a cake in for her co-workers... (Continue reading)

Man dies minutes after being booked in Santa Barbara County Jail

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A 56-year-old Santa Barbara man died about 40 minutes after arriving at the county jail. Police had just arrested the man for being under the influence of drugs. At approximately 12:30 a.m., Santa Barbara police officers responding to a domestic... (Continue reading)

U.S. Marshals seize drugs from Grover Beach business

Kratom

U.S. Marshals today seized more than 100 cases of products labeled as containing the dangerous and unapproved ingredient Kratom from Kratom Therapy in Grover Beach. The seized products are worth approximately $150,000. The products were distributed by Nature Therapeutics LLC,... (Continue reading)

Cayucos man sentenced to 182 years for sex crimes

Oscar Higueros

San Luis Obispo County Superior Court Judge Jacquelyn Duffy sentenced former Cayucos firefighter Oscar Higueros Jr. to 183 years and eight months in prison today for 25 crimes including forcible rape and human trafficking of a minor by force or... (Continue reading)

Central Coast counties rank in the top 6 for heroin overdoses

A parent shared a picture of his son shortly after the teen died of a heroin overdose.

By JOSH FRIEDMAN San Luis Obispo County ranked fourth per capita in heroin overdoses leading to hospitalizations in California in 2015 while Santa Barbara County ranked sixth, according to statistics from the California Office of Statewide Health Planning and Development.... (Continue reading)

Former Cal Poly football player sentenced to five years in prison

Cameron Akins

A former Cal Poly football player was sentenced to five years and two months in prison for trying to rob a San Luis Obispo fraternity house at gunpoint. The former wide receiver faced a minimum sentence of 4.5 years and... (Continue reading)

Nipomo woman receives 15 years to life for killing bicyclist

Michelle Yvonne Hart

During a teary sentencing hearing, a San Luis Obispo judge ordered a Nipomo woman to serve 15 years to life in state prison for killing a bicyclist while driving under the influence of drugs and alcohol. The woman also fled... (Continue reading)



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