Daily Briefs


Morro Bay police officer does not regret shooting suspect

A Morro Bay police officer who shot and injured a man who attacked him with a large stick in 2015 said he does not regret shooting the assailant in an interview with KSBY. On Oct. 30, 2015, officer Dale Cullum... (Continue reading)

Bicyclist seriously injured in SLO crash

A 29-year-old man clipped a bicyclist with his side mirror on Saturday morning near San Luis Obispo causing major injuries, including a fractured clavicle, broken ribs and a collapsed lung. [KSBY] At about 8 a.m., the Santa Maria man was... (Continue reading)

Another person murdered in Lompoc

A unknown assailant shot and killed a man late Sunday night or early Monday morning in Lompoc, marking the Santa Barbara County’s fifth homicide since March. [KSBY] At about midnight, a caller reported a shooting on the 600 block of... (Continue reading)

California gas prices rise again

With drivers in the Golden State already paying a premium at the pump, California’s gas tax increased 5.6 cents on Monday to 47.3 percent cents per gallon, according to the state Board of Equalization. [Cal Coast Times] The increase is... (Continue reading)

Body of a 44-year-old man found in Lake Nacimiento

San Luis Obispo County Sheriff deputies found the body of a 44-year-old man believed to have drowned Sunday afternoon in Lake Nacimiento, according to a press release. [Cal Coast Times] Shortly before noon, Armando Loa Ramos of King City fell... (Continue reading)

Officers arrest SLO man for threatening to shoot minorities

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... (Continue reading)

Woman injured in rollover crash at the Oceano Dunes

A 23-year-old woman suffered serious injuries when the ATV she was riding in rolled over at the Oceano Dunes on Saturday afternoon, according to the CHP. [Cal Coast Times] A CHP helicopter crew landed on the dunes and then provided... (Continue reading)

Airport shuttle thief caught in Grover Beach

Grover Beach police officers arrested a man over the theft of a Smart Shuttle van, while also recovering the stolen vehicle, according to the city’s police department. [Cal Coast Times] Smart Shuttle, an airport transfer service that operates on the... (Continue reading)

SLO police arrest wanted parolee with dagger

A wanted parolee who was reportedly in possession of a dagger tried running away from San Luis Obispo police Friday evening but was eventually captured and arrested. [KSBY] As authorities were searching for the parolee, an officer spotted the man... (Continue reading)

Deputies arrest Paso Robles man for dealing drugs

Detectives arrested a Paso Robles man on Wednesday after twice witnessing him dealing drugs and then finding him in possession of methamphetamine, according to the San Luis Obispo County Sheriff’s Office. [Cal Coast Times] A few weeks ago, Sheriff’s Narcotics... (Continue reading)