Posts Tagged ‘Drugs’

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Two kids stuck by a needle in Morro Bay creek


Two children were pricked by a needle on Saturday while playing in a Morro Bay Creek that is frequented by the local homeless population. It is not yet clear whether the kids contracted anything from the needle. During soccer games... (Continue reading)

High youth wrestling coach allegedly caused Nipomo crash

Elijah Olivas

A 10-year-old Santa Maria boy suffered numerous fractures, head injures, a failed kidney and a collapsed lung after his youth wrestling coach, who was allegedly high on drugs, caused a car crash in Nipomo last month. [KSBY] Several days ago,... (Continue reading)

Manhunt on for California deputy

Edward Tucker

Kern County sheriff’s deputies are searching for a suspect on the run who also happens to be a Kern County sheriff’s deputy. The fleeing deputy escaped custody Tuesday night after his second arrest in the past week. [LA Times] On... (Continue reading)

Two women arrested in Paso Robles drug bust

Jennifer Haagensen

Paso Robles police detectives arrested two women Saturday in a drug bust that produced nearly 30 grams of methamphetamine and nearly 10 grams of heroin. On Saturday, the police department’s Special Enforcement Team served a search warrant at a home... (Continue reading)

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)

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