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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)

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)



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