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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SLO sheriff hires full-time coroner to replace embattled examiner

The San Luis Obispo County Sheriff’s Office has replaced its embattled medical examiner with a full-time forensic pathologist who is moving to the Central Coast. Over the last couple years, former SLO County medical examiner Gary Walter came under scrutiny... (Continue reading)

Pismo Beach man busted again for selling drugs

  Nearly one year to the day after a Pismo Beach man was arrested for hit-and-run and selling prescription pills, he was arrested again, this time during a narcotics raid. On Sept. 1, the San Luis Obispo County Sheriff’s Narcotics... (Continue reading)

Woman kidnapped outside SLO bar

A Lompoc man allegedly picked up a woman off Higuera Street in San Luis Obispo early Monday morning by naming two of her friends and telling the victim that they had asked him to take her to a friend’s house.... (Continue reading)

SLO County coroner’s findings questioned again

San Luis Obispo County’s embattled medical examiner has again come under scrutiny for a questionable cause of death ruling, this time pertaining to a young woman he says died of an LSD overdose. Over the last couple years, CalCoastNews reported... (Continue reading)

Couple with dead body may have had plans to bury it in Big Sur

The San Luis Obispo County Sheriff’s Office says the Bakersfield couple that was caught transporting a dead body inside their SUV may have had plans to bury the deceased man in the Big Sur area. On Tuesday, deputies found the... (Continue reading)

Couple with dead body in car arrested for child endangerment

  San Luis Obispo County Sheriff’s deputies have arrested the man and woman who were found with a dead body inside their SUV in Cayucos. However, it remains unclear how the deceased person died and how his body ended up... (Continue reading)

Body found inside occupied vehicle in Cayucos

San Luis Obispo County Sheriff’s deputies found a dead body Tuesday inside an SUV that was occupied by a man, a woman and a teenage girl. Shortly before 3 p.m., deputies were patrolling Cayucos when they noticed an SUV parked... (Continue reading)

Central Coast festivalgoer died of LSD overdose

A 20-year-old Ventura woman who died after attending a music festival at Lake San Antonio this spring overdosed on Lysergic Acid Diethylamide (LSD), according to the San Luis Obispo County Sheriff’s Office. Baylee Ybarra Gatlin, a Ventura College student, became... (Continue reading)

Animal neglect charges filed against former elected official

A former California Valley CSD director whom prosecutors previously accused of lying about where she lived is now charged with felony animal neglect. Authorities seized 11 horses from a rural Santa Margarita property in the new case against Misty Marie... (Continue reading)

Officers chase parolee around South County and on Oceano Dunes

A parolee who is wanted in two counties led multiple law enforcement agencies on a chase around South County and onto the Oceano Dunes on Wednesday. After driving the wrong way on the highway and speeding by families on the... (Continue reading)



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