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.
http://www.slosheriff.org/



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SLO County’s great cake caper

Susan Cameron

By KAREN VELIE It turned out to be sort of a half-baked plan. On June 7, Susan Cameron, a nursing supervisor in charge of medical staff at the San Luis Obispo County Jail, brought a cake in for her co-workers... (Continue reading)

San Luis Obispo city inspector charged with burglary

Mark Williams

San Luis Obispo County Sheriff deputies arrested a San Luis Obispo city engineering inspector for allegedly burglarizing a home in Nipomo. Deputies arrested Mark Williams on Sunday in Atascadero, according to an incident report. On Saturday, Williams, 56, allegedly went... (Continue reading)

Chimney Fire burns homes, scorches 4,300 acres

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The Chimney Fire near Nacimiento Lake has scorched 4,300 acres, destroyed 20 structures including homes and injured one firefighter. The fire is 10 percent contained. The fire, which is fueled by grass and drought stressed oak trees, is spreading primarily... (Continue reading)

Motel room standoff suspect sentenced to 14 years

Richard Anthony Rodriguez

A Nipomo man whom San Luis Obispo County Sheriff’s deputies spent two weeks searching for has received a 14-year prison sentence for attempted murder. The search for Richard Anthony Rodriguez included a 12-hour standoff with an empty motel room. On... (Continue reading)

Phony IRS agent targeting SLO County residents

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The San Luis Obispo County Sheriff’s Office is warning residents about an IRS phone scam that is spreading locally. Sheriff’s officials received 11 reports over the last 10 days from people targeted by the scammer or scammers, the agency announced... (Continue reading)

Morro Bay drops plan to outsource its police

Morro Bay Police Department

Following outcry from residents, the Morro Bay City Council unanimously voted down a proposal to outsource law enforcement duties to the San Luis Obispo County Sheriff’s Office. The city had considered disbanding its police department after a consultant suggested contracting... (Continue reading)

Man seriously injured in Oceano stabbing

Jaime Alberto Uc

One man is in the hospital and another is in jail after a stabbing Saturday night in Oceano. Shortly before 11 p.m., sheriff’s deputies responded to the 2100 block of Vista Street in Oceano and discovered a 40-year-old stabbing victim... (Continue reading)

Los Osos man critically burns himself, charged with arson

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A distraught Los Osos man, who started a fire that destroyed his home and caused third-degree burns over 30 percent of his body, was transported from a burn unit in Fresno to the San Luis Obispo County Jail on charges... (Continue reading)

Teen Templeton home invasion suspect, nabbed for burglary

A photo of Levi Mattson caught on a security camera in May

One of the teens, now being tried as an adult for a Templeton Home invasion, was identified by multiple CCN readers as a one of two burglars who robbed an Atascadero home in May. Levi Mattson, 16, of Atascadero has... (Continue reading)

37 arrested for alcohol offenses at the Mid-State Fair

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At the Mid-State Fair, from July 20 through July 31, law enforcement officers arrested 37 fair attendees and staffers for a variety of alcohol related offenses. Working together, San Luis Obispo County Sheriff’s deputies and agents from the California Department... (Continue reading)



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