Articles Tagged With ‘Theft’




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Atascadero Burger King employee steals cash, reports a robbery

Juan Martinez, Jr.

A Burger King employee stole a large amount of cash from the business, then told police the restaurant had been robbed, according to the Atascadero Police Department. At about 1 a.m. Wednesday, Atascadero police responded to a report that a... (Continue reading)

Thieves snatching catalytic converters in Santa Barbara County

The Santa Barbara County Sheriff’s Office is warning residents that thieves are targeting vehicles’ catalytic converters, which the crooks break down to obtain precious metals. Thieves then sell the metals, which include platinum, palladium and rhodium. Catalytic converters are emissions-control... (Continue reading)

Paso Robles police arrest man with heroin, stolen checkbook

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Following a traffic stop last week, Paso Robles police returned a stolen checkbook to a person whose car was burglarized. During the incident, officers arrested a Paso Robles man who was allegedly in possession of stolen goods, as well as... (Continue reading)

Six-foot Buddha statue stolen from convicted Lompoc psychics

Buddha Statue

A thief snatched a 6-foot-tall Buddha statue from a Lompoc property where a pair of self-proclaimed psychics had operated their business. The psychics recently pleaded guilty to scamming two women out of $244,800, and they had to agreed to sell... (Continue reading)

Thief targeting off-road bikes in Paso Robles

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A motorcycle thief or thieves has snatched four off-road bikes from Paso Robles homes over the last two weeks. One of the victims witnessed a thief stealing his motorbike, but neither he, nor the police, succeeded in catching the suspect.... (Continue reading)

SLO woman announces run for council, then gets burglarized

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A San Luis Obispo woman announced last month that she is running for city council. Less than 48 hours later, a burglar broke into her home and stole an iPod, jewelry, computers and other possessions. Mila Vujovich-La Barre said she... (Continue reading)

Transient crashes stolen bus, then presses on with crime spree

David James Krause

Undeterred by his botched attempt to steal a bus Sunday afternoon, a transient pressed on with an ambitious crime spree that included arson and a home break-in. After crashing the bus he stole, the man stole a car and crashed... (Continue reading)

SLO bicycle thief gets a black eye, trip to jail

Jeremy Christensen

A Templeton man who got caught stealing a bicycle in San Luis Obispo received a black eye and a trip to jail Tuesday. The victim got his bicycle back. Jeremy Christensen, 43, allegedly used bolt cutters to cut the lock... (Continue reading)

Thief steals plants from Atascadero jewelry store

Plant Thief

A police search is on for a woman whom surveillance footage caught stealing from an Atascadero jewelry store. The woman stole succulent plants, not jewelry. K-Jon’s Fine Jewelers posted a video on its Facebook page showing a thief driving up... (Continue reading)

Thief grabs donation jar at SLO Denny’s

Jason Olson with his family

A woman walked into the San Luis Obispo Denny’s on Madonna Road last week and walked out with a donation jar that reportedly contained hundreds of dollars. Surveillance footage captured the thief stealing the jar, but San Luis Obispo police... (Continue reading)



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