Articles Tagged With ‘Investigation’




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Santa Maria chief admits to fabricating news, local press angry

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Santa Maria Police Chief Ralph Martin has admitted to fabricating a story about two Guadalupe men being arrested for identity theft, a tale local media subsequently reported. Martin said he made up the story in order to save the lives... (Continue reading)

Cold case probe leads to arrest for 1988 Montecito murder

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Twenty-eight years following the murder of a 46-year-old Montecito man, cold case detectives used DNA evidence to identify the suspect. Detectives then located the man inside a Florida jail. Larry Lon Lee, 52, is now facing extradition to Santa Barbara... (Continue reading)

Number of Paso Robles sex offender victims escalating

Jason Robert Porter

Investigators have now identified 17 children and multiple adult women Jason Robert Porter allegedly sexually molested or secretly photographed, according to San Luis Obispo County Assistant District Attorney Lee Cunningham. Porter, 44, is accused of sexually molesting the children, making... (Continue reading)

Atascadero police identify parties in officer shooting

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The Atascadero Police Department has released the identities of the officer who fired a shot and the suspect who was wounded in a July 4 altercation. The officer is on administrative leave pending the results of an investigation into the... (Continue reading)

Mortar round sparked Camp Roberts fire

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A 60 millimeter mortar illumination round sparked the Camp Roberts fire that has burned 3,800 acres. Military personnel fire mortar illumination rounds in order to light up a battlefield. At about 2:30 p.m. on Wednesday, the mortar illumination round was... (Continue reading)

CHP opts not to charge motocross realtor

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The California Highway Patrol has announced it will not cite a local realtor who, on camera, jumped over and onto Highway 101 ramps, skidded across agricultural properties and wheelied down a pedestrian street. The motorcycle stunts were part of a... (Continue reading)

Man arrested for setting large Santa Maria apartment fire

Police have arrested a 19-year-old Southern California man for starting an apartment complex fire in Santa Maria last year that displaced 100 people and caused $1 million in damage. One person also had to be hospitalized after suffering burns due... (Continue reading)

SLO County motorcycle stunt irks law enforcement, video

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A video showing a San Luis Obispo County real estate agent and former professional motocross rider driving to work has caught the attention of law enforcement. On his way from North County to San Luis Obispo, Topher Ingalls leaps over... (Continue reading)

Online threat of Santa Barbara school shooting

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The Santa Barbara Police Department and county sheriff’s office, as well as the FBI, are investigating a threat posted anonymously on a blog or chat room. The threat states the online commenter is considering carrying out a shooting in a... (Continue reading)

John Wallace’s attorney threatens sanitation district

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By KAREN VELIE An attorney for former South County Sanitation District administrator John Wallace asked the district board Wednesday to rescind their decision to send allegations of criminal malfeasance to multiple law enforcement agencies and then alleged the district faced... (Continue reading)



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