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Thieves steal old women’s wallets in Goleta

Suspects accused of stealing a 77-year-old's wallet

Santa Barbara County Sheriff’s deputies are searching for thieves who have been targeting elderly women in Goleta. On one occasion, two women teamed up to steal a 77-year-old woman’s wallet, surveillance footage shows. In separate instances, a man stole the purses... (Continue reading)

Robert’s Restaurant owner ordered to pay $327,000 in restitution

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The owner of Robert’s Restaurant and Wine Bar has been ordered to pay approximately $327,000 in restitution for a scheme in which he stole from a 99-year-old woman. [Tribune] Robert Clouston, 51, received the restitution order last week and is... (Continue reading)

Aspiring thief caught on camera in Paso Robles

Paso Robles police are searching for a man who has been scavenging for items to steal from vehicles at night. Early Wednesday morning, a resident of the 1600 block of Leah Way reviewed home surveillance footage and noticed a man... (Continue reading)

Former SLO County cop evades jail in grand theft case

A former officer with the Grover Beach and Atascadero police departments admitted that he used his security position to steal from residents of a Thousand Oaks retirement community, but the former policeman will not do any jail time as punishment... (Continue reading)

SLO rental shops ripped off in fake card scheme

San Luis Obispo police are searching for a man and his female companion who used fraudulent credits card and fake IDs to steal Honda generators and a pricey bicycle from rental shops last month. On Jan. 27, a man dressed... (Continue reading)

Thieves target Atascadero car wash

A pair of thieves stole a generator from an Atascadero car wash and evaded capture, but they did not manage to sidestep the business’s surveillance camera. On Sunday night, the thieves showed up to El Camino Car Wash, and one... (Continue reading)

Thief nabs clothes from downtown SLO store

San Luis Obispo police are searching for a woman caught on camera stealing clothing on Tuesday from a woman’s apparel store in downtown San Luis Obispo. [KSBY] A woman allegedly walked into Ambiance in the 700 block of Higuera Street,... (Continue reading)

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)



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