Daily Briefs

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)

Ed Arnold waives preliminary hearing

Former Arroyo Grande city councilman Ed Arnold, facing multiple criminal charges involving domestic violence and assault, waived his right to a preliminary hearing Tuesday, clearing the way for a criminal trial. [Tribune] Arnold, 45, faces five charges, including domestic violence... (Continue reading)

Mobile marijuana distributor arrested

Grover Beach Police arrested a Pismo Beach man for selling marijuana out of an illegal mobile marijuana dispensary on Sept. 12. At approximately 3:20 p.m., someone reported a man was selling marijuana out of a van on the 100 block... (Continue reading)

PG&E ordered to inspect all natural gas lines

The California Public Utilities Commission (CPUC) announced Sunday that PG&E has been ordered to inspect its entire natural gas system in response to last Thursday’s explosion in San Bruno. [NBC News] CPUC President Michael Peevey said in the Sunday afternoon... (Continue reading)