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/



Officer accused of rape leaves Paso Robles Police Department

A Paso Robles police sergeant who is accused of sexual misconduct while on duty, including rape, recently left the department. While several sources said Sgt. Christopher McGuire resigned, city staffers refused to disclose whether he resigned or was terminated. [Cal... (Continue reading)

Person of interest in Templeton man’s murder arrested for DUI

The man San Luis Obispo County Sheriff’ officials have named a person of interest in his father’s 2009 murder is currently in jail following a DUI arrest Sunday night. [Cal Coast Times] At about 8:20 p.m., Brian Greer, 51, was... (Continue reading)

Prized dog gunned down, prosecutor ponders charges

By DANIEL BLACKBURN The morning’s first sunlight was barely peeking through the oaks as Snoop Dogg, a 2-year-old Rhodesian Ridgeback, nosed open a sliding glass door and began his usual morning duties, consisting primarily of patrolling the perimeter of the... (Continue reading)

Deputies arrest suspect in Shandon crime spree

San Luis Obispo County Sheriff deputies arrested on Friday the suspect in a crime spree that included several vehicle thefts and a home burglary in Shandon. [Cal Coast Times] On Thursday afternoon, Larry Charles Harvey, 27, allegedly started his crime... (Continue reading)

Shandon crime spree suspect escapes capture

San Luis Obispo County Sheriff’s deputies failed to catch a suspect or suspects who committed a crime spree in Shandon on Thursday that included a home burglary and three auto thefts. [Cal Coast Times] The string of incidents began at... (Continue reading)

Do SLO County Jail visitation rules increase recidivism?

By KAREN VELIE One sunny day in September, Jazmine Paredes arrived 46 minutes early to the San Luis Obispo County Jail for a scheduled visit with her husband, but was turned away because she wasn’t 45 minutes early even though... (Continue reading)

$10,000 reward offered for missing Paso Robles woman

Anyone who can provide with authorities with information that leads to the location of a missing Paso Robles woman is now eligible to receive a reward of up to $10,000. [Cal Coast Times] Nancy Colleen Woodrum, 63, has now been... (Continue reading)

Robber sprays Atascadero restaurant worker with chemical

A robber allegedly entered an Atascadero restaurant Thursday morning and sprayed an employee in the face with an unknown chemical before fleeing with an undisclosed amount of cash. [Cal Coast Times] At about 9 a.m., the robber entered the Tastee-Freeze... (Continue reading)

Nipomo men accused of committing Santa Maria murder

A pair of brothers living in Nipomo are alleged to have committed a murder in Santa Maria early Saturday morning in which a 49-year-old man was shot and stabbed to death. One of the brothers, who is currently on the... (Continue reading)

SLO County inmate found dead, hanging from bedding

A 47-year-old inmate at the San Luis Obispo County Jail was found dead Saturday from an apparent suicide, according to the sheriff’s department. [Cal Coast Times] Shortly before noon, a correctional deputy found Michael Wayne Nonella of Arroyo Grande hanging... (Continue reading)