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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Skinned zebra found on the beach near San Simeon

Surfers spotted a skinned zebra lying dead on a beach near San Simeon, snapped a photo. The photo of the zebra then made rounds on social media, prompting angry reactions from numerous Central Coast residents. Local and state officials are... (Continue reading)

Los Osos man allegedly had child porn pipeline to Minnesota

Ian Trent Shaw Anderson

A 27-year-old Los Osos man was allegedly swapping naked photos with a pair of 10-year-old girls in Minnesota. After authorities caught onto the act, they determined the man was a manufacturer of child pornography who had sexually assaulted a local... (Continue reading)

Sheriff deputies coming to Nipomo Mesa

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There will soon be San Luis Obispo County Sheriff’s deputies stationed on the Nipomo Mesa, if the board of supervisors approves a development deal on Tuesday. [Tribune] An agreement between Monarch Dunes LLC and SLO County calls for the property... (Continue reading)

Ragged Point body identified as missing North Hollywood woman

Olivia Hannah Gonzalez

San Luis Obispo County Sheriff’s officials identified the body found at the car wreck near Ragged Point as missing North Hollywood woman Olivia Hannah Gonzalez, 20. Gonzalez disappeared along with her boyfriend, Brian Fernandez on Dec. 23. Fernandez remains missing.... (Continue reading)

Did North Hollywood couple drive off Ragged Point?

Olivia Hannah Gonzalez and Brian Fernandez

Authorities found one dead person and a deceased dog lying near a tan-colored sedan that was resting about 325 feet below Highway 1 near Ragged Point. Officials are not disclosing the identity of the body, but suspicion is growing that... (Continue reading)

Missing camper found dead in rural SLO County

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Following an extensive search, San Luis Obispo County Sheriff’s personnel found the body of a missing 50-year-old man near a rural campground east of San Luis Obispo. The sheriff’s office has identified the man as Michael Tyson Fontenot. The sheriff’s... (Continue reading)

Dumb criminal: Alleged thief tries to sell back stolen valuables

Kerry Lynn Allison

Two weeks after allegedly stealing a laptop and other goods valued at more than $14,000, a Paso Robles woman attempted to sell the property back to its owner for just $250, according to the San Luis Obispo County Sheriff’s Office.... (Continue reading)

One Nipomo robbery suspect arrested, one on the loose

Reed Hoffman, left, and Matthew Edward Martinez, right

San Luis Obispo County Sheriff’s detectives have arrested one of two suspects accused of involvement in the robbery of a Nipomo Chevron station last month. Detectives are requesting help from the public with their search for the at large suspect.... (Continue reading)

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)



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