Grover Beach man arrested for attempted murder

January 26, 2012

James Heinrichs

Police arrested a Grover Beach man on Saturday and charged him with attempted murder after he allegedly shot at a victim in a drug deal gone bad at the Motel 6 on 4th Street in Pismo Beach.

On Dec. 13, officers responded to a call about possible gunshots fired at the motel but didn’t find any evidence of the incident, police said. Investigators then located a car in Los Angeles with a bullet hole in the front windshield they determined belongs to the victim.

Police served two search warrants that resulted in the recovery of a firearm that is believed to have been used in the shooting.

On Jan. 21, police arrested James Heinrichs, 49, and booked him into San Luis Obispo County Jail for attempted murder with bail set at $500,000.

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If we legalize drugs, will guys like this stop shooting people and just go away by natural selection?


People like this running around in total disregard for society’s laws are the reason why law abiding citizens must be allowed to defend themselves. Ian Parkinson’s anti-civil rights policies are going to end up getting someone killed or maimed.

Oh great, because a drug deal went south, it is Sheriff Parkinson’s fault that you can’t get a concealed carry permit? If you are not participating in drug deals, why is it so important to be able to legally carry? Oh yeah, just “in case” the drug dealer wants to rob you, and he has a weapon …. sheesh. Do you hang around with many drug dealers?

Why are any of your Constitutional rights important? This is the question you basically just asked with your “why is it so important to be able to legally carry” question. Seriously??

.Ian is pretty good about allowing a SLOC citizen a CCW if you live in the county areas.. It appears if you live inside any of SLOC city limits, he does not give them out and wants the chief of police in each city to handle it. But of course most chiefs are really anti CCW within city limits from what I have learned.

Move out into a rural county area and then apply if you have not done so yet. I think it’s a situation where each chief wants top be the head honcho of their serfdom.

I feel your frustration. I believe every law abiding citizen who is trained should be allowed a CCW if they feel the personal need. This is the first county I have lived in that is anti CCW yet it has as much crime as any others it’s size from what I read. When seconds count, LE is only minutes away. Go figure.

Ian is pretty good about allowing a SLOC citizen a CCW ! Sorry BUT our CIVIL RIGHTS are NO HIS TO GRANT NOT ONE BIT……….. EVER !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!