Posts Tagged ‘Taser’


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Grover Beach man Tased after threatening cop with shovel

Calvin James Rowan

Officers Tased a man who used a broom and then a deadly shovel to assault a California Highway Patrol officer on Tuesday, according to the Grover Beach Police Department. Around 11 a.m., the CHP officer was working a traffic assignment... (Continue reading)

Grover Beach hit with $2.3 million defamation claim

Grover Beach Police Chief James Copsey

By JOSH FRIEDMAN A former Grover Beach police officer filed a $2.3 million defamation claim last week against the city, Chief Jim Copsey and Commander John Peters. Peters is slated to replace Copsey as chief during a swearing in ceremony Monday... (Continue reading)

Paso Robles police tase drunk driver on the run

Richard Leon Zambrano

A Paso Robles man reportedly driving under the influence of alcohol crashed his gold Cadillac Escalade into a street sign and a tree on Thursday and fled by foot before an officer used a Taser to end to the chase.... (Continue reading)

Grover Beach man arrested for attempted murder

Grover Beach police arrested a 36-year-old man Saturday afternoon for assault and attempted murder. Shortly after 2 p.m., Grover Beach Police arrived at 1001 Pacific Boulevard to investigate a domestic violence report. A woman told officers Nicolas Joseph Lopez had... (Continue reading)

Morro Bay pays $20,000 to settle taser case

Morro Bay agreed to pay $20,000 to a man who police officers pepper sprayed and repeatedly tasered during an arrest at the Fuel Dock Saloon in 2012. [NewTimes] Officers initially charged Brian Lopez Martinez, 23, with public intoxication, resisting arrest,... (Continue reading)

Judge reinstates Grover Beach officer fired over Taser use

A San Luis Obispo Superior Court judge has ordered that the Grover Beach Police Department reinstate an officer it fired for using excessive force during a 2010 Taser incident. [Tribune] Santino Lopez responded to a reported kidnapping of 6-month-old baby... (Continue reading)

Sheriff deputy assault was family affair

By KAREN VELIE Driving from a celebration at a local church, donning a dress shirt and tie, a 5 foot 3 inch Nipomo man was not worried when a San Luis Obispo County Sheriff’s deputy pulled behind the car he... (Continue reading)