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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Fifth suspect arrested following Templeton home invasion

Albert Charles Heinicke and Donovan James Alvord

San Luis Obispo County Sheriff deputies arrested a fifth suspect on Thursday following a home invasion robbery in Templeton early Wednesday morning. Detectives tracked down a 16-year-old in connection with the robbery which occurred last Sunday in the 4700 block of... (Continue reading)

Good Samaritans rescue an Oceano woman from violent assailant

Kenneth Eugene Groves

While an Oceano woman’s 2-year-old son watched, a 55-year-old man grabbed the mother by the throat, punched her, forced her to the ground and held a knife to her throat. At approximately 3 p.m. the Oceano woman returned to her... (Continue reading)

California Valley sprouting pot farms

More than 100 pot farms of varying sizes and levels of sophistication have quietly sprung up in the California Valley, with little or no effort to conceal what likely are legal growing operations. Photos by Daniel Blackburn

  By DANIEL BLACKBURN Isolated and sparsely populated California Valley, on the eastern edge of San Luis Obispo County, is parched, flat terrain, part of the largest remaining native grassland in California.  And now it’s becoming known for the widespread... (Continue reading)

2 men beaten during Templeton home invasion

Home invasion 1

San Luis Obispo County Sheriff deputies arrested four suspects and are searching for a fifth following a home invasion robbery in Templeton early Wednesday morning. Shortly after 3 a.m., five suspects allegedly broke into a home in the 4700 block... (Continue reading)

Morro Bay may disband its police department

Morro Bay Police Department

The city of Morro Bay is considering disbanding its police department and contracting out law enforcement duties to the San Luis Obispo County Sheriff’s Office. City council members will discuss the possibility at an Aug. 9 meeting, according to a... (Continue reading)

Did county emergency responders fail Lake Nacimiento drowning victim?

Nacimiento Lake

OPINION by KIM ENGLISH As one of the first responders to the scene on July 10 at Sandy Cove, I would have to disagree with the way the article portrays the rescue efforts for this young man. What I saw... (Continue reading)

Arroyo Grande man arrested for kidnapping, criminal threats

Craig Stephens

San Luis Obispo County Sheriff deputies arrested an Arroyo Grande man Friday after he allegedly assaulted his girlfriend and kidnapped her after she called law enforcement. At about 3 p.m., a woman walked into the main ranger station at Lopez... (Continue reading)

Man’s body found in Lake Nacimiento

Nacimiento Lake

Deputies found the body of a 29-year-old man Sunday in Lake Nacimiento in North San Luis Obispo County, according to a press release. Sheriff officials listed the death as a possible drowning. At 11:16 a.m., the San Luis Obispo County... (Continue reading)

Man registers as sex offender, gets arrested for kidnapping

Trinidad Jaime Guzman

After moving from Texas to the Central Coast, a 24-year-old man registered as a sex offender with the Grover Beach Police Department Wednesday morning. By Wednesday afternoon, he was in San Luis Obispo County Jail on kidnapping and child endangerment... (Continue reading)

Los Osos burglars identified, one gets away

Angela McGee

A pair of Los Osos residents who allegedly burglarized 10 to 15 of their neighbors were discovered with stolen property on Thursday San Luis Obispo County deputies were investigating a report of two suspicious people prowling through garages and several... (Continue reading)



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