Articles Tagged With ‘Arrest’




SLO man attempts to kill his father in Los Osos

A San Luis Obispo man, who once brought an arms cache to a local bank, fired shots into his father’s Los Osos home early Tuesday morning, allegedly in attempt to kill him. Shortly before 4 a.m., Turner Lee Newman, 23,... (Continue reading)

Former SLO County narcotics officer arrested for perjury

The California Attorney General’s Office filed a felony charge of  on July 17 against a former San Luis Obispo County District Attorney investigator who allegedly lied in an affidavit to a judge while on loan to the Sheriff’s Narcotics Task... (Continue reading)

Los Osos Cal Fire captain arrested for insurance fraud

A Morro Bay man who works as a captain for Cal Fire was arrested along with his brother last week on multiple felony counts of insurance fraud. An investigation by the California Department of Insurance led to the arrest of... (Continue reading)

Financial dispute suspected in murder of Morro Bay woman

Police arrested a security guard at a marijuana dispensary Friday on suspicion of murdering a 30-year-old woman who grew up in Morro Bay. Last month, Carrie Jean Melvin was walking with her boyfriend in Hollywood when a gunman shot and... (Continue reading)

Nipomo man facing 126 sexual abuse charges

The San Luis Obispo County District Attorney’s Office filed 126 counts against a Nipomo man Friday for allegedly sexually abusing a now 18-year-old girl for the past four years. The 126 felony charges filed against Robert John Bergner, 51, include... (Continue reading)

Nipomo softball coach charged with rape

San Luis Obispo County Sheriff deputies arrested a Nipomo man Wednesday for allegedly sexually molesting a now 18-year-old girl for the past four years. The alleged victim told law enforcement Tuesday Robert Bergner, 51, molested her since the time she... (Continue reading)

Report sex offender on Craigslist, win cash prize

The San Luis Obispo Police Department and SLO County nonprofit Crime Stoppers have issued a cash reward to a tipster who reported a Craigslist post containing a photograph of a man’s genitalia and a message soliciting “young girls” for sexual... (Continue reading)

Boy, formerly of Goleta, beat to death over birthday cake

A 9-year-old boy paid with his life for eating birthday cake that was supposed to go to the 2-year-old daughter of his mother’s boyfriend. [Chicago Tribune] Oriana Iris Garcia, 26, took her son Jack Gacia out of elementary school in... (Continue reading)

Lacey Fowler resists arrest, swings at a police officer

By KAREN VELIE A former Cuesta College human resources analyst who was wanted on several failure to appear arrest warrants — in addition to charges of burglary and forgery — is facing an additional charge after she attempted to punch... (Continue reading)

Sex offender caught growing pot in San Miguel

Monterey County Sheriff’s deputies arrested a registered sex offender who was allegedly using stolen electricity to power a 1,500-plant marijuana growing operation in San Miguel. [KRON 4] Douglas King, 36, had 1,502 marijuana plants, as well as 6.71 pounds of... (Continue reading)