Daily Briefs


Teenage rape suspect arrested in San Luis Obispo

A 15-year-old has been arrested for the Saturday night sexual assault of a woman in San Luis Obispo, police said. The unnamed teenager entered the 19-year-old woman’s residence on the 1100 block of Murray Street, held her against her will... (Continue reading)

L.A. Times spanks PG&E over safety

One has to wonder how much advertising PG&E will be doing in the future with the Los Angeles Times after business columnist Michael Hiltzik delivered a scathing attack on the California corporation in Sunday’s paper. [LA Times] “It’s not premature... (Continue reading)

Randy Quaid busted for squatting

Santa Barbara Sheriff’s deputies arrested Randy and Evi Quaid for squatting at a home they used to own in Montecito on the 1300 block of East Mountain Drive on Saturday, according to the sheriff’s department. A representative of the property... (Continue reading)

Woman reports sexual assault in San Luis Obispo

San Luis Obispo Police are looking for a man in connection with an alleged sexual assault that occurred late Friday night. The suspect entered a 19-year-old woman’s residence in the 1100 block of Murray Street, held her against her will... (Continue reading)

Bottles containing meth residue explode

Three bottles containing chemicals used to make meth exploded spraying an Oceano mobile homes park groundskeeper with the liquid on Friday. [Tribune] The grounds keeper found three bottles with liquid residue at Rancho Del Arroyo Park and tossed them in... (Continue reading)

Paso Robles robbers headed to the Central Valley

Paso Robles Police believe the men responsible for a Paso Robles home invasion are headed to the Central Valley in a white or cream colored BMW SUV, according to dispatcher over the police scanner. [Tribune] On Friday at about 10:40... (Continue reading)

Man stabbed for being gay

A Santa Maria man stabbed a Denny’s employee twice in the neck and throat after he learned the man was gay at about 3:30 a.m. on Thursday. The unnamed victim is expected to recover from his injuries. Curtis Martin, 24,... (Continue reading)

Pedobear not OK with Tulsa police

In a story that the San Luis Obispo County Tribune continues to ignore, Pedobear panic has moved beyond the borders of California and has now gripped law enforcement officials in the Bible Belt burg of Tulsa, OK. [Inquisitr.com] Tulsa Police... (Continue reading)

Record number of shark attacks on otters

A record number of shark bitten otters were found along California’s central coast, primarily in the Pismo Beach and Morro Bay areas, in August, according the Department of Fish and Game (DFG). Scientists collected 19 injured or dead otters with... (Continue reading)

Dumb criminal of the week

We love this story out of Watsonville about the guy who threatened to get more bang for his buck out of a local bank. [Santa Cruz Sentinel] Mark Smith, 59, was arrested last week, after walking into a Watsonville bank,... (Continue reading)