Articles Tagged With ‘San Luis Obispo County Sheriff’s Office’


San Luis Obispo County Sheriff – Coroner About Us
Formed in 1850, the San Luis Obispo County Sheriff’s Office is the oldest and largest law enforcement agency in the county, with enforcement covering over 3,200 square miles. In addition to being the primary law enforcement agency for San Luis Obispo County, the Sheriff is responsible for coroner services, the county jail which houses over 500 inmates, the civil division, and special investigations units like the Gang Task Force, Special Problems Unit, Narcotics Unit, Records and Warrants, Sheriff & EMS dispatch facility, Search and Rescue, the Posse Unit, Aero Squadron and Dive Team.

The Mission of the San Luis Obispo County Sheriff’s Office is to protect all life and property and to provide service, security, and safety to the community, as directed by law and moral responsibility.
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Drug motive suspected in Paso Robles shooting

Jaquan Jabriel Burns

San Luis Obispo County Sheriff’s detectives suspect a drug-related motive in the rural Paso Robles gun battle that left three people wounded Wednesday night. As of Thursday afternoon, the reported victim in the shooting remains in the intensive care unit... (Continue reading)

Three men wounded in Paso Robles shooting

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A shooting in rural Paso Robles left three men wounded Wednesday night. Investigators believe one of the wounded men is a victim and two are suspects. Shortly after 9 p.m., San Luis Obispo County Sheriff’s officials began receiving calls about... (Continue reading)

Paso Robles police arrest suspected serial robber

Ian Mike Robbins

Paso Robles police arrested an alleged robber who is suspected in at least four recent robberies in San Luis Obispo County. Officers also arrested a woman who is believed to be the man’s getaway driver. Around 5:15 p.m. Tuesday, a... (Continue reading)

Prosecution of Templeton robbery case sparks feud

Albert Charles Heinicke and Donovan James Alvord

As the San Luis Obispo County District Attorney’s Office prosecutes a Templeton home invasion robbery case, disputes are arising over which defendants should receive which plea deals. A teen accused of beating two other teens over the head with a... (Continue reading)

Deputy’s DUI arrest leads to allegations of favoritism

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UPDATE: Sheriff’s spokesman Tony Cipolla said deputy Jim Fellows is facing a temporary suspension from the department following his trial. The department also detailed its reasons for retaining an officer arrested while on probation. By KAREN VELIE A San Luis... (Continue reading)

Nipomo package thief caught on camera, then arrested

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A social media-powered manhunt for a South County package thief led to the arrest of an Arroyo Grande woman and some celebratory Facebook posts by a Nipomo father. Kevin Beck ordered a lego package from Amazon for his young son.... (Continue reading)

Arroyo Grande man admits to hitting roommate in head with wrench

John Allan Gillis

A 69-year-old Arroyo Grande man admitted to hitting his roommate in the head with a wrench last month, according to the San Luis Obispo County Sheriff’s Office. Sheriff’s officials have charged the man with attempted murder. [KSBY] On Oct. 5... (Continue reading)

Election tensions surface in SLO County

Election 2016

On an Election Day in which tensions boiled over in some parts of the United States, a few minor disruptions to voting took place in San Luis Obispo County. In Southern California, a deadly gun battle broke out near a... (Continue reading)

Alleged victims say Paul Flores is a sexual predator

Kristin Smart

The Arroyo Grande Police Department had the opportunity to arrest Paul Flores for rape prior to the disappearance of Kristin Smart; a retired FBI agent believes Smart’s remains were once buried at the home of Flores’ mother; and four accusers... (Continue reading)

Armed robber hits San Miguel gas station

Paso Robles robbery

Days following a pair of armed robberies at Atascadero and Paso Robles gas stations, a man with a gun robbed a San Miguel Chevron station. As with the last robbery, authorities describe the suspect as a man who is 6... (Continue reading)



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