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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Is Abel Maldonado’s pot or hemp grow legal?

Republican politician and former Lieutenant Governor Abel Maldonado has entered the Central Coast marijuana cultivation business, and he now claims to be growing hemp in San Luis Obispo County as well. [New Times] SLO County officials are probing Maldonado’s purported... (Continue reading)

Cambria man attacks his grandmother with a broom

A 46-year-old Cambria man with a history of mental health issues attacked his grandmother Monday, using his own body as well as a broom. The incident resulted in the grandmother being hospitalized and the man engaging in a multi-hour standoff... (Continue reading)

Deputies searching for vending machine cash thieves

The San Luis Obispo County Sheriff’s Office is asking for the public’s help in identifying two suspects allegedly involved in a recent string of North County vending machine money thefts. [Cal Coast Times] On July 27 shortly before 5 a.m.,... (Continue reading)

AG felon caught with meth, heroin and gun at traffic stop

A traffic stop conducted Wednesday afternoon in Oceano netted 9 grams of methamphetamine and approximately 6.5 grams of heroin, as well as a loaded handgun, each of which were found inside the vehicle of a felon from Arroyo Grande, according... (Continue reading)

Sheriff Ian Parkinson bucks state, provides inmate release dates

San Luis Obispo County Sheriff Ian Parkinson, who opposes sanctuary state rules that bar his department from cooperating with federal immigration officials, announced Wednesday at a town-hall meeting in Santa Margarita that he is providing the release dates of all... (Continue reading)

Coroner unable to identify body found in missing SLO woman case

An autopsy conducted Wednesday by the San Luis Obispo County Coroner’s Office failed to identify the body officers found while searching Perfumo Canyon on Sunday for a woman who has been missing since January. [Cal Coast Times] While searching for... (Continue reading)

Sheriff’s Office on heightened security because of death threats

The San Luis Obispo County Sheriff’s Department is on heightened security after several deputies received credible death threats related to the death of Andrew Holland. [Cal Coast Times] On Jan 22, Holland died after being held naked in a restraint... (Continue reading)

Sheriff Parkinson blames health department for Andrew Holland’s death

In response to an outcry triggered by the release of the video showing a mentally ill man’s gruesome death in the San Luis Obispo County Jail, Sheriff Ian Parkinson issued a statement saying the sheriff’s office did not break any... (Continue reading)

Protesters rally over torture death at the SLO County Jail

Dozens of protesters gathered Saturday afternoon outside the San Luis Obispo courthouse seeking the resignation of Sheriff Ian Parkinson and District Attorney Dan Dow. The rally follows the release of a video that confirmed earlier CalCoastNews reports regarding the death... (Continue reading)

Sheriff deputies arrest 9, seeking 5 other in large drug bust

San Luis Obispo County Sheriff Ian Parkinson announced a large drug bust — valued at about $1.5 million — as well as the breakup of a methamphetamine and heroin ring in San Luis Obispo County. Parkinson said the drug ring... (Continue reading)



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