Officers arrest SLO man for threatening to shoot minorities

June 30, 2019

Richard Vincent Orcutt

San Luis Obispo police officers arrested a 62-year-old man on Sunday for threatening to shoot minorities moving into his neighborhood, police said. [Cal Coast Times]

Richard Vincent Orcutt allegedly sent several threatening letters to area property managers and homeowners saying he planned to shoot minorities in his neighborhood. Early Sunday morning, officers served a search warrant at Orcutt’s home on the 1300 block of Cavalier Lane.

Officers then booked Orcutt into the San Luis Obispo County Jail on three felony threat and hate crime charges, with his bail set at $500,000.

During their search of Orcutt’s home, detectives found and seized several handguns, rifles, shotguns, and thousands of rounds of ammunition.

Investigators are asking anyone with additional information about Orcutt to contact the police department.


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AmericaTheFree

Wanna bet there’s a big bright red Chinese made MAGA hat somewhere mixed in with all his armaments…


womanwhohasbeenthere

I have lived in this neighborhood 25 years, it is still pretty lily-white, and the few minorities who do live here are all pretty chill. Don’t know what he is so upset about.


MrYan

This is just a guess and it may be a stretch, but maybe he was upset about the possibility of more of them coming into your neighborhood.


Thanks to your neighbor I bet the few minorities who do live there are even “chillier” now :-(


Wildrnes

Great job SLOPD!!!


MrYan

He must be stressed out and misunderstood — reeling from the constant strain of societal change, and not a gun hoarding race based domestic terrorist.


That is the excuse we always seem to find for a dude like this, isn’t it?


All he was doing was exercising his First and Second Amendment rights. No way our current political discourse would create such an environment.