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Two drug dealers busted in Atascadero

The San Luis Obispo County Sheriff’s Unit searched two Atascadero residences last week, and arrested a man at each location for possession of heroin and other drugs for sale. Narcotics investigators first served a search warrant at a home located... (Continue reading)

Sheriff says overdose killed jail inmate

The San Luis Obispo County Sheriff’s Department said the third man to expire while in custody this year died from an acute heroin overdose. On May 30, Timothy Richard Janowicz, 29, was found dead on his bunk at the San... (Continue reading)

Oceano woman arrested for mailing addiction withdrawal drugs

A 25-year-old Oceano woman was arrested earlier this month for mailing addiction withdrawal drugs to an inmate at the San Luis Obispo County Sheriff’s Department County Jail Honor Farm. Deputies arrested Linda Vanessa Johns for sending a controlled substance to... (Continue reading)

Paso police nab four suspects with warrants

Paso Robles police detectives patrolling a residential area on Saturday found four suspects with outstanding warrants hanging out in a single garage. Special Enforcement Team detectives spotted 27-year-ol Shane Parker, a known warrant suspect, sitting in a garage in the... (Continue reading)

Atascadero baby tests positive for cocaine

An Atascadero man was arrested for child cruelty after his 7-month-old son tested positive for cocaine. After receiving a tip that Billy Lee Remick, 26, had attempted to illegally ship 559 grams of marijuana through the mail, San Luis Obispo... (Continue reading)

Eight arrested in Arroyo Grande drug raid

A five-month Arroyo Grande Police Department investigation led to the arrests of eight people Thursday at a home on the 1000 block of Sunset Drive, according to police. Around 7 a.m., officers and police K-9 found heroin, methamphetamine, cocaine, and... (Continue reading)

CAPSLO bars alcohol and drug users from services

Community Action Partnership of San Luis Obispo (CAPSLO) announced plans to stop providing homeless services to those its staff deems to have problems with drugs and alcohol beginning on June 1. The changes are slated to prohibit about 12 percent... (Continue reading)

Murder victim had meth in his system

A man murdered by his girlfriend’s son in rural Paso Robles had methamphetamine in his system, a forensic pathologist testified on Thursday. On Feb. 7, John Steven Danner, 23, heard Billy Don Law, 47, arguing with his mother Christine Ruda.... (Continue reading)

DUI driver sentenced to 6 years

A 55-year-old Paso Robles woman was sentenced to six years in prison after she received her fourth DUI for driving under the influence of prescription drugs. [Tribune] In 1999, Denise Gafner Mendoza, received her first DUI. Two years later, she... (Continue reading)

Questions surround inmate’s death

By KAREN VELIE The mother of a man who died after being incarcerated in the San Luis Obispo County Jail is questioning why her son was placed in a cell rather than taken to a hospital after officers determined he... (Continue reading)



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