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.

Stabbing victim found at Oceano gas station

By JOSH FRIEDMAN San Luis Obispo County Sheriff’s deputies are investigating a stabbing after finding a wounded man at an Oceano gas station on Sunday. [KSBY] Just before 2 p.m., witnesses reported a male stabbing victim at Oceano Market &... (Continue reading)

Sheriff finds commander neglected his duty in Oceano

By KAREN VELIE The San Luis Obispo County Sheriff’s Office found that Commander Keith Scott neglected his duty when he failed to respond to multiple 911 calls during an Oceano Community Service District Board meeting in October. Scott has since... (Continue reading)

SLO County sheriff warns of cryptocurrency phone scam

By JOSH FRIEDMAN The San Luis Obispo County Sheriff’s Office is warning residents of a phone scam targeting locals during the holiday season. On Wednesday, numerous individuals reported that a person claiming to be from the sheriff’s office contacted them... (Continue reading)

Nipomo man arrested for allegedly sexually abusing teen girls

By JOSH FRIEDMAN San Luis Obispo County sheriff’s deputies arrested a 21-year-old Nipomo man on Friday for allegedly sexually abusing two teenage girls. On Nov. 24, a person reported a child sexual abuse allegation to the SLO County Sheriff’s Office.... (Continue reading)

Man shot and wounded in Los Osos

By JOSH FRIEDMAN San Luis Obispo County Sheriff’s deputies arrested a gunman who allegedly shot and wounded a man in Los Osos early Sunday morning. Shortly after 1 a.m., a 911 caller reported a victim with a gunshot wound in... (Continue reading)

Teens with pellet guns prompt Templeton Middle School lockdown

By JOSH FRIEDMAN Two high school students with pellet guns prompted a lockdown of Templeton Middle School on Wednesday morning. [KSBY] At about 10:30 a.m., a witness reported a suspicious person in the area of Templeton Middle School. Authorities placed... (Continue reading)

Paso Robles man sentenced to six years for guns, drugs, child endangerment

By JOSH FRIEDMAN A judge sentenced a Paso Robles man to six years in prison for firearm, drug and child endangerment offenses.  On May 10, 2022, the San Luis Obispo County Sheriff’s Gang Task Force launched an investigation into Todd... (Continue reading)

Man arrested for seeking sex with minor in SLO

By JOSH FRIEDMAN San Luis Obispo County Sheriff’s detectives on Wednesday arrested a Kern County man who allegedly sought to have sex with a minor in SLO. Mark Richard Hershey, 67, of Caliente made contact with someone he thought was... (Continue reading)

Deputies arrest 75-year-old gunman after nearly five-hour standoff

By JOSH FRIEDMAN A 75-year-old man allegedly fired a gunshot at his neighbor on the Mesa in rural Arroyo Grande on Monday morning, leading to a nearly five-hour standoff with San Luis Obispo County Sheriff’s deputies.  At about 8:30 a.m.,... (Continue reading)

SLO County deputies arrest trailhead burglaries suspect, search for another

By JOSH FRIEDMAN San Luis Obispo County Sheriff’s deputies arrested one person over a series of vehicle burglaries at trailhead parking lots, and they are searching for another suspect.  In August, deputies received a combined total of 23 vehicle burglary... (Continue reading)