Posts Tagged ‘Theft’


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Dumb crook of the week over-shops at Paso Robles WalMart

An Atascadero man went on a free-of-charge shopping spree at the Paso Robles WalMart, but failed to fit his overload into the getaway vehicle. Around 6 p.m. on Saturday, the suspect entered WalMart and walked directly to the electronics section.... (Continue reading)

SLO wine thief nabs $1,400 bottle but gets caught

A former employee of a downtown San Luis Obispo restaurant allegedly stole about $3,200 worth of high-end wine from the bistro for which he used to work. [Tribune] Matthew Paul Nocas is accused of breaking into the bistro at the... (Continue reading)

Robber botches two theft attempts in SLO

A man described as an 18 to 20 years old Hispanic snatched purses from two women in San Luis Obispo on Wednesday, but in both instances, failed to escape with the stolen handbags. Around 5:40 p.m., a female reported to... (Continue reading)

Atascadero bookkeeper avoids jail for embezzlement

An Atascadero bookkeeper charged with embezzling money from her former employer has evaded jail time but must pay $30,000 in restitution. [Tribune] Alisha Amber Cannon, 31, allegedly used her bookkeeper position at Templeton-based Simons Construction Inc. to divert funds into... (Continue reading)

Women accused of theft at SLO doughnut shop

San Luis Obispo police are seeking four women who allegedly stole cash and an employee’s purse from the back office of a doughnut shop on Friday. [Tribune] Police say two women entered Sunshine Donuts in the 100 block of South... (Continue reading)

Morro Bay man accused of burglary, forgery sprees

Following a several month investigation, Morro Bay police detectives arrested a man Wednesday for burglarizing businesses and stealing checks out of mailboxes, which he then forged to his name. Morro Bay resident Phong Thanh Tran, 44, allegedly burglarized the Dutchman... (Continue reading)

Robert’s Restaurant owner sentenced to one year for theft

The owner of Robert’s Restaurant and Wine Bar in Paso Robles was sentenced Tuesday to one year in jail for stealing from a 99-year-old woman. Robert Clouston, 50, pleaded no contest to two felony counts of theft from an elderly... (Continue reading)

Paso Robles city employee sentenced to jail

By KAREN VELIE A former Paso Robles building, parks and streets maintenance supervisor arrested for allegedly embezzling thousands of dollars from the city, was sentenced to 20 days in jail on May 27. Facing three felony charges of grand theft... (Continue reading)

Burglar snatches safe from Morro Bay restaurant

Morro Bay police are searching for a burglar who stole a safe from a safe from an Embarcadero restaurant early Monday morning. A man wearing a mask, black baseball cap and blue hooded jacket broke into the Dutchman Seafood House... (Continue reading)

Video shows thief grabbing packages from Grover Beach home

The Grover Beach Police Department has released surveillance footage of a thief stealing two packages from a house on Monday. Just before 3 p.m. Monday, a driver and a passenger in a dark Honda Civic pulled up in front of... (Continue reading)



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