Driver wanted for robbery at golf course in San Luis Obispo

May 24, 2022

By KAREN VELIE

San Luis Obispo police are looking for a man who stole gas from the city’s Laguna Lake Golf Course early Monday morning.

At about 6:30 a.m., a maintenance man arrived at the golf course and spotted a man stealing gas from a city owned gas tank. The city worker attempted to stop the driver, but he forcefully pushed by the maintenance man and drove away with his doors wide open.

Because of the force used during the theft, police are dubbing it a robbery. The city has not installed security cameras at the golf course, making it unlikely the robber will be caught.


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charles805

I bet they were teed off.


obispan

But Ron Faria stealing $3,500 of City equipment is ok? I’d let the few gallons of gas go, at least it wasn’t a City employee this time.


kayaknut

as we know, it’s not about what you steal but who you are or who you know when you steal


Rambunctious

“Driver wanted for robbery at golf course in San Luis Obispo”


A Driver and a putter were seen leaving the scene witnessed by a sand wedge…..


Francesca Bolognini

Oh DANG! The way the headline is worded, I got the impression it was a job opportunity!


Downtown Bob

It was “dubbed” robbery because that is the definition of robbery.

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Robbery is the felonious taking of personal property in the possession of another, from his person or immediate presence, and against his will, accomplished by means of force or fear.


Jorge Estrada

Fuel theft is common place these days. Some dangerously penetrate fuel tanks, pump the fuel directly into their own vehicle’s tank and then move on until they need a refill. They will get caught or, their ashes will be swept into a bio-waste bag.