Daily Briefs

Fuel truck crash shuts down Highway 41

By CCT STAFF A fuel tanker crashed on Highway 41 Tuesday morning, resulting in a closure of the highway in both directions near the Cholame “Y.” Shortly before 6 a.m., a semi trunk loaded with gasoline crashed about 10 miles... (Continue reading)

Deputies searching for the robber of a convenience store in Oceano

By CCT STAFF San Luis Obispo County sheriff deputies are looking for a man who robbed the Oceano Market on Monday morning. Shortly before 9 a.m., an Hispanic man wearing dark blue or black clothing and sunglasses entered the Oceano... (Continue reading)

Deputies rescue three people stranded near Soda Lake

Authorities located three individuals over the weekend who were stranded in a vehicle near Soda Lake on the Carrizo Plain in Eastern San Luis Obispo County. [KSBY] On Saturday evening, a caller reported they had been stranded since Friday in... (Continue reading)

Breaking news on Kristin Smart expected soon

The mother of Kristin Smart, the former Cal Poly student whose disappearance in 1996 remains unsolved, said authorities plan to announce a development in the case that could bring closure to the her family, according to the Stockton Record. Denise... (Continue reading)

Two injured in hit-and-run at Cal Poly

By CCT STAFF Two people were injured in an alleged hit-and-run on the Cal Poly campus in San Luis Obispo on Saturday night. Shortly before 7 p.m., callers reported a vehicle had crashed into two people  in front of the... (Continue reading)

Man killed in crash in rural Arroyo Grande

By CCT STAFF A 31-year-old man was killed Saturday evening in a single vehicle crash in rural Arroyo Grande. Shortly after 10 p.m., a jeep was involved in a rollover crash on the 9800 block of Huasna Road. One person... (Continue reading)

Two Paso Robles High School students accused of battery

By CCT STAFF After a video of an altercation went viral, Paso Robles High School officials and a San Luis Obispo County Sheriff’s deputy opened an investigation into two students for battery. [KSBY] Last week, a high school student was... (Continue reading)

High-speed chase ends in arrests in Paso Robles

By CCT STAFF Officers arrested two men who led California Highway Patrol officers on a high-speed chase that started in Monterey county and ended in Paso Robles on Friday, for allegedly transporting drugs for sale with a sawed-off shotgun in... (Continue reading)

Santa Maria couple’s death determined to be murder-suicide

By CCT STAFF A husband and wife were found dead inside a Santa Maria home Thursday afternoon in what police say appears to be a murder-suicide. [KSBY] Santa Maria police officers found the bodies of the man and woman inside... (Continue reading)

Deputy foils SLO County Jail inmate’s escape

By CCT STAFF A woman who previously witnessed a local murder allegedly attempted to escape San Luis Obispo County Jail custody last week by climbing through the ceiling of a local hospital bathroom. On Jan. 9, inmate Ashley Marie Moss... (Continue reading)