Nipomo man stabbed and robbed

November 7, 2013

Suspects in the stabbing of a Nipomo man led officers on a high-speed chase from Santa Barbara County to Grover Beach Wednesday night.

carShortly after midnight Wednesday morning, the Nipomo man entered the Chumash Casino Resort lobby and said that he had been stabbed several times at another location. He also told deputies that his attacker had stolen his cell phone and wallet.

Emergency personnel transported the victim to a local hospital with serious injuries while law enforcement began searching for the suspects.

Shortly before 6 p.m., officers spotted the two suspects in a stolen car in Santa Maria. A chase ensued with speeds of up to 100 miles per hour. Deputies called off the pursuit because of public safety concerns after the vehicle exited the freeway in Grover Beach.

Santa Barbara deputies, San Luis Obispo County Sheriff’s deputies and Grover Beach police apprehended one of the suspects, a woman, and are continuing to look for her male companion.


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They were too busy chasing kids on minibikes in the River Basin, to be bothered with actual criminals.

Hernandez, 35, of Santa Maria. Hernandez is a documented gang member with a history of violence, Hoover said. He is on parole for assault with a deadly weapon, violation of a criminal street gang act and being a felon in possession of a firearm.


How about making parolees wear an ankle bracelet with a gps device?

how rare for someone to get away, Lucky for now. the ghosts of your deeds are comming for you.

I live in Grover Beach and can verify that they definitely did use a helicopter. In fact they used it so much I almost thought I was in Los Angeles.

Huh? It was okay to put the residents of Santa Maria at risk with a high speed chase, but when the suspects exited into Grover Beach, it wasn’t, and they got away?

Where was the chopper?!