Articles Tagged With ‘Theft’




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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

PASO ROBLES BRICK SIGN

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)

Underwear clad lawyer body-slams thief in SLO

Clad only in a pair of boxer briefs and slippers, a San Luis Obispo attorney chased a thief up a hill early Tuesday morning, caught up with the suspect and body-slammed him onto the ground. When police officers arrived, they... (Continue reading)

Thief nabs Templeton firefighting equipment

Templeton fire equipment

The Templeton Fire Department lost about $2,000 of firefighting equipment on Saturday. Fire officials say the equipment was stolen. [KCOY] On Saturday morning, Templeton firefighters were preparing for training on wildland firefighting techniques. As they were were setting up the... (Continue reading)

Huasna roadside stand thief found in Bay Area

Robert Troy Yockey

A Templeton man suspected of stealing money and produce from roadside stands in Huasna Valley was located in the Bay Area. Police in South San Francisco arrested the suspect on Tuesday. [KCOY] The San Luis Obispo County Sheriff’s Rural Crimes... (Continue reading)



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