Articles Tagged With ‘Cal Poly University Police Department’




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Video shows Cal Poly police pinning man during disputed arrest

Many Cal Poly students are enraged over footage showing university police pinning a 21-year-old man to the ground outside a San Luis Obispo liquor store. Friends of the suspect allege an undercover officer placed him in a chokehold and tackled... (Continue reading)

Santa Maria man assaults officer on Cal Poly campus

After being stopped in a stolen vehicle, a Santa Maria man allegedly assaulted a Cal Poly police officer, then tried to run away. At about 12:47 a.m. Friday, an officer conducted a traffic stop on a vehicle on the Cal... (Continue reading)

How much did Cal Poly pay to police Yiannopoulos event?

Cal Poly and the California State University system spent a combined $55,400 on security measures, including staffing 109 officers, for Milo Yiannopoulos’s stop in San Luis Obispo. The event took place without any violence, prompting some people to commend the... (Continue reading)

Man suspected of slapping women’s butts at Cal Poly

Cal Poly police are investigating two cases of sexual battery that were reported to have occurred on and near the university campus in the span of less than a week. [KSBY] On Monday, a bicyclist allegedly slapped a female student’s... (Continue reading)

Unidentified body found near Cal Poly radio tower

A hiker found the body of a white man in his early 20s near the radio tower on the Cal Poly campus on Tuesday. University police and sheriff’s detectives responded to the scene but did not succeed in identifying the... (Continue reading)

Cal Poly police arrest Santa Maria men, chase biker

Cal Poly police made three arrests in a span of less than five hours Sunday night and early Monday morning. One of the arrests followed a police chase involving a motorcyclist on a stolen bike. [KSBY] At around 10 p.m.,... (Continue reading)

Cal Poly alcohol sting nets 20 arrests

A Cal Poly University Police Department operation conducted during an on-campus concert Saturday ended with 20 arrests. The operation targeted underage drinkers. [KSBY] As Cal Poly held its Spring Stampede concert, officers checked for fake IDs at local bars and... (Continue reading)

Oversized marijuana truck hits Cal Poly overpass

A truck filled with marijuana crashed into the railroad overpass on the Cal Poly campus on Monday evening. The driver then fled without the top of his truck, which had been severed in the accident. Shortly afterwards, officers found the... (Continue reading)

Eighteen Cal Poly students arrested at concert

Police arrested 18 Cal Poly students on misdemeanor alcohol charges at an on-campus concert Wednesday night. [KSBY] A DJ duo called The Chainsmokers performed at a student-only concert at the Cal Poly Recreation Center. A crowd of nearly 1,500 people... (Continue reading)

Cal Poly student charged with vandalism after DUI crash

A Cal Poly student drove a truck through two gates and then crashed again, causing the vehicle to roll over early Sunday morning on the university campus. University police arrested the man on DUI and felony vandalism charges. [KSBY] Architectural... (Continue reading)



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