Articles Tagged With ‘standoff’

Man fleeing DUI checkpoint opens fire on 10 deputies

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A Southern California man opened fire at 10 Los Angeles County Sheriff’s deputies while fleeing a DUI checkpoint. The suspect shot and wounded two of the deputies. [LA Daily News] On Thursday, a motorcycle deputy pulled over Burbank resident Juan... (Continue reading)

Santa Maria officers in standoff with Oakland homicide suspect

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A homicide suspect from Oakland turned up in Santa Maria Friday morning and then barricaded himself in a vehicle. Police responded by closing roads and conducting evacuations. [KSBY] At 4:45 a.m., the Santa Barbara County Sheriff’s Office received a call... (Continue reading)

Sheriff’s deputies engage in standoff with empty motel room

Richard Anthony Rodriguez

San Luis Obispo County Sheriff deputies cordoned off a Paso Robles Motel 6, shut down a road and spent more than 12 hours on Friday attempting to contact a suspect they claimed was barricaded in the room. However, after deputies... (Continue reading)

Former Atascadero mayoral candidate arrested

Charles Scovell

Following a nearly four-hour standoff on Friday, police arrested a former Atascadero mayoral candidate. Charles Scovell, 37, ran for mayor in 2014. In response to a call that a man was hitting a women with a beer bottle, police went... (Continue reading)

Suspect in Atascadero standoff identified

John Floyd Jones

An Atascadero man who, in emotional distress, fired shots and engaged in a standoff with police on Sunday has been identified as 53-year-old John Floyd Jones, according to San Luis Obispo County Jail records. Jones is still in jail, as... (Continue reading)

Paso Robles standoff ends, one dead

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San Luis Obispo County Sheriff deputies arrested a woman in her early 60s on Saturday following a nine hour standoff at a home in rural Paso Robles. Inside the home on the 4200 block of Old Nacimiento Road, Deputies found... (Continue reading)

One person killed in Paso Robles standoff

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UPDATE: 8 p.m., San Luis Opispo County Sheriff deputies entered the rural Paso Robles home and discovered the male victim had died. His name is not being released at this time and his body remains in the home. Deputies continue... (Continue reading)

Armed standoff breaks out at SLO storage yard

A standoff between police and an armed man inside a vehicle occurred around noon Tuesday at a San Luis Obispo storage yard. San Luis Obispo police officers surrounded the man who had barricaded himself inside his vehicle at Derrel’s Mini Storage... (Continue reading)

Suicidal Pismo Beach man causes nine-hour standoff

A Pismo Beach man threatening suicide with a shotgun prompted a nine-hour standoff with law enforcement that began late afternoon Wednesday and ended early Thursday morning. Bryce Blue, 25, barricaded himself inside his Pismo Beach house in the 900 block... (Continue reading)

Man with machete stands off Santa Barbara SWAT team for eight hours

A SWAT team standoff with a Santa Barbara man in possession of a machete lasted more than eight hours Wednesday night and Thursday morning. [KSBY] Investigators obtained a search warrant Wednesday for the home of a 39-year-old man who is... (Continue reading)