Articles Tagged With ‘911’

SLO County Verizon customers warned of issue with 911 calls

By JOSH FRIEDMAN Authorities are warning San Luis Obispo County Verizon Wireless customers that, while they are currently able to make 911 calls, dispatchers are not automatically receiving necessary information from them.  On Sunday night, Verizon Wireless notified the San... (Continue reading)

Police find SLO arson suspect in county jail

A homeless San Luis Obispo man allegedly called 911 to annoy or harass dispatchers just a couple hours after he set a fire at a Shell gas station in SLO. Officers took the man into custody early Tuesday morning and... (Continue reading)

Paso Robles murder suspect pleads not guilty

A Paso Robles man said he acted in self-defense when he shot and killed an “intruder” Saturday morning. Thomas Yanaga, 52, plead not guilty to murder and an enhancement for causing great bodily injury with a firearm on Wednesday. His... (Continue reading)

Ferrera defends couple’s City Hall caper

By CCN STAFF Two top Arroyo Grande officials discovered by emergency workers near midnight last month in a darkened City Hall were said Wednesday by Mayor Tony Ferrera to have been cleared of inappropriate behavior by an internal city investigation.... (Continue reading)

Architect brings dispute of 9/11 story to SLO

Bay Area architect and international speaker, Richard Gage, stated his case in San Luis Obispo Saturday that explosives, not planes, brought down three World Trade Center towers on September 11, 2001. Gage founded the organization Architects and Engineers for 9/11... (Continue reading)

Man accused of punching and spitting on women in SLO

A 55-year-old man is in custody on suspicion of punching a woman in the face and spitting on two other women in downtown San Luis Obispo on January 10. San Luis Obispo police arrested Timothy Coleck the following day for... (Continue reading)

Bomb threat at Arroyo Grande Walmart

Walmart employees ordered an evacuation of the Arroyo Grande Walmart after receiving what they deemed to be a credible bomb threat on Monday shortly before midnight. [KSBY] Arroyo Grande police then searched the store with the use of bomb-sniffing dogs... (Continue reading)

Tale of the 911 tape

An Atascadero woman screams, “stop, stop, please send someone,” to the 911 operator. In the next room, caller Sarah Summers’ developmentally disabled stepson grapples with another man who has followed him to his father's home after the stepson passed him on... (Continue reading)

Fifteen illegal immigrants found off Santa Barbara coast

Fifteen illegal immigrants were plucked off of Santa Cruz Island Sunday after being stranded and calling 9-1-1 for assistance. [LA Times] Members of the U.S. Coast Guard and the National Park Service searched the islands off of Santa Barbara last... (Continue reading)

Assault victim’s lawyer fights for 911 tape

The lawyer for a developmentally disabled Atascadero man, who was physically assaulted in March by an off-duty San Luis Obispo police officer, is planning on suing Atascadero police to make the 911 call of the incident public. The... (Continue reading)