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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Oversized marijuana truck hits Cal Poly overpass

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A truck filled with marijuana crashed into the railroad overpass on the Cal Poly campus on Monday evening. The driver then fled without the top of his truck, which had been severed in the accident. Shortly afterwards, officers found the... (Continue reading)

Creston baby drowned at the hands of her mother

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A newborn baby who died in a bathtub shortly after birth on Saturday drowned at the hands of her mother, according to the San Luis Obispo County Sheriff Coroner’s Office. The mother also died on Saturday, and the cause of... (Continue reading)

Body washes ashore at Pismo Beach

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Visitors walking along Pismo Beach Monday found the partially decomposed body of an adult male. Investigators are still determining the man’s identity. The body was discovered around 1 p.m. approximately one mile south of the Pismo Beach Pier, according to... (Continue reading)

6 arrested in equipment theft investigation

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Following a five-month joint investigation, sheriff deputies from Santa Barbara and San Luis Obispo counties arrested six people suspected of participating in an agriculture and construction equipment theft ring. Deputies investigated more than twenty different cases involving several farming and... (Continue reading)

Deputies investigating death of mother and infant

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The San Luis Obispo Sheriff’s Office is investigating the death of a Creston woman and her newborn baby who both died on Saturday. Early in the morning, Brandy Stanton, 37, was taking a bath at her home in Creston when... (Continue reading)

Huasna roadside stand thief found in Bay Area

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A Templeton man suspected of stealing money and produce from roadside stands in Huasna Valley was located in the Bay Area. Police in South San Francisco arrested the suspect on Tuesday. [KCOY] The San Luis Obispo County Sheriff’s Rural Crimes... (Continue reading)

Violent offender leads deputies on chase in North County

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A San Luis Obispo man with a violent criminal history led San Luis Obispo County Sheriff’s deputies on a high-speed chase in North County on Thursday. After a 17-minute pursuit, deputies arrested Jason Robert McMaster, as well as his female... (Continue reading)

Thief targeting roadside stands on Huasna Road

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The San Luis Obispo County Sheriff’s Office is searching for a man who has been stealing money at night from roadside produce stands. The suspect has been targeting stands on Huasna Road in rural Arroyo Grande. Investigators are circulating a... (Continue reading)

State attorney pleads no contest in courtroom brawl case

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A California deputy attorney general has pleaded no contest to disturbing the peace for her role in a courtroom wrestling match with a San Luis Obispo bailiff. In exchange, prosecutors agreed to drop a greater charge of resisting a peace... (Continue reading)

Sheriff’s most wanted Wednesday, Daniel Machado

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The San Luis Obispo County Sheriff’s Department is offering a reward of up to $500 for information leading to the arrest Daniel Machado. Machado, 57 is wanted for perjury, filing a false document, and receiving stolen property. He is 5... (Continue reading)



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