Daily Briefs


SLO man arrested for selling black market marijuana

By CCT STAFF A San Luis Obispo man is in jail after police busted his alleged black market marijuana distribution business. Responding to a tip that 40-year-old Josephus Stallworth had been transporting and selling large quantities of marijuana, police detectives... (Continue reading)

Drunk sheriff lieutenant arrested in Arroyo Grande

By JOSH FRIEDMAN An intoxicated off-duty Santa Barbara County Sheriff’s lieutenant allegedly cursed at Arroyo Grande police officers and called them idiots, prior to getting arrested in the South County city last month. [New Times] Arroyo Grande officers arrested Brenda... (Continue reading)

Vehicle crashes into two teenagers in Grover Beach

By JOSH FRIEDMAN A vehicle struck and injured two teenage pedestrians in Grover Beach Wednesday evening. At about 7:30 p.m., the vehicle struck the teens by the intersection of 13th Street and Mentone Avenue. The teenagers suffered minor to moderate... (Continue reading)

Teen with loaded gun arrested on Santa Maria High School campus

By JOSH FRIEDMAN Shortly after botching a robbery attempt, an 18-year-old man with a loaded handgun attempted to evade officers by running onto the Santa Maria High School campus Tuesday afternoon. On Tuesday afternoon, JacobAceves approached a male juvenile, physically... (Continue reading)

SLO Tribune and Lucia Mar battle over legal fees

By JOSH FRIEDMAN The Lucia Mar Unified School District and The Tribune remain locked in a legal battle over the disputed handling of a now-fulfilled public records request, with each side seeking a six-figure sum as reimbursement for legal fees.... (Continue reading)

Atascadero teacher accuses police of illegal search and seizure

By JOSH FRIEDMAN The defense attorney for a former Atascadero teacher accused of taking upskirt photos and videos of young female students is attempting to throw out much of the prosecution’s evidence on the grounds it was obtained via a... (Continue reading)

4.3-magnitude earthquake shakes northern SLO County

By JOSH FRIEDMAN A 4.3-magnitude earthquake struck near the Cholame Y Tuesday morning, resulting in shaking being felt in much of San Luis Obispo County. The quake, which occurred at 10:29 a.m., was centered in southeastern Monterey County just north... (Continue reading)

Paso Robles man seriously injured in single vehicle crash

By CCT STAFF A Paso Robles man suffered major injuries in a single vehicle crash on North River Road on Monday. At about 2:30 p.m., the 20-year-old man attempted to take a curve at a high rate of speed, drifted... (Continue reading)

Gov. Gavin Newsom slams PG&E’s bankruptcy plan

By JOSH FRIEDMAN California Gov. Gavin Newsom voiced strong opposition to PG&E’s plan to emerge from bankruptcy, raising questions about the viability of the company’s reorganization effort. In January, faced with approximately $30 billion in wildfire-related liabilities, PG&E filed for... (Continue reading)

Missing 2-year-old child found in Cambria

By CCT STAFF Officers arrested a 24-year-old man in Cambria on Monday for allegedly kidnapping his 2-year-old daughter. Early Monday morning, the California Highway Patrol issued an Amber Alert for Bethanie Carraza, who was taken by her father over the... (Continue reading)