Articles Tagged With ‘Arrest’




Cayucos man speeding with 6.5 pounds of cocaine

San Luis Obispo County Sheriff deputies arrested a Cayucos man Wednesday who was speeding on Highway 41 in Creston with approximately 6.5 pounds of cocaine setting in plain view. At about 6:30 p.m., a sheriff deputy stopped Alexander Allan Matarse,... (Continue reading)

Conspiracy theorist attacks banks, police and top corporation

Armed with a sling shot and metal balls, a 26-year-old Morro Bay man allegedly opened fire on the windows of 11 bank buildings, as well as the San Luis Obispo Apple Store and the Morro Bay Police Department, during two recent... (Continue reading)

Wanted Nipomo man arrested

A Nipomo man featured last month on the San Luis Obispo County Sheriff’s Office Facebook page is now in custody. Hermes Jose Rodriguez, 20, was sought for inflicting corporal injury on a spouse/cohabitant, preventing and dissuading a witness or victim... (Continue reading)

Felon with a gun runs and hides from SLO police

A felon allegedly carrying a 40 caliber handgun outran San Luis Obispo police officers, but did not manage to hide from them for long. Around 10 a.m. Friday, the police department received a call about a man with a gun... (Continue reading)

Morro Bay police find fleeing suspected felon

A Morro Bay man fled a home police were searching Wednesday morning, but he did not evade capture for long. Around 11:26 a.m. Morro Bay detectives and police officers served a warrant at a home in the 900 block of... (Continue reading)

Attempted kidnapping suspect spotted masturbating in Avila Beach

San Luis Obispo County Sherif’s deputies have arrested the man who allegedly tried to kidnap a woman on an Avila Beach hiking trail earlier this week. The man was also reportedly seen masturbating in a nearby parking lot. Jose Alfredo... (Continue reading)

Los Osos DUI driver hit, killed pedestrian

An elderly pedestrian who was struck by a Los Osos man in San Luis Obispo on Friday, was removed from life support and died peacefully Monday evening. Shortly before 6 p.m. on Friday, Dennis Whittinghill, 63, of Los Osos, was... (Continue reading)

Crazy taxi driver accused of grand theft auto

A 20-year-old Santa Barbara man managed to steal a taxi from the home of its driver, but the thief’s reckless driving quickly led to his arrest. [KEYT] On Sunday afternoon, taxi driver Ron Goodman was in his Santa Barbara home... (Continue reading)

Spike strip stops wrong-way driver on Highway 101

California Highway Patrol officers arrested a wrong-way driver on Highway 101 in the Nipomo area on Saturday evening. No one was injured in the incident. At approximately 9:30 p.m., multiple motorists had to change lanes in order to avoid a... (Continue reading)

DUI driver critically injures pedestrian

A Los Osos man was allegedly drunk when he crashed into a pedestrian in San Luis Obispo who was walking in a crosswalk Friday night. Shortly before 6 p.m., Dennis Whittinghill, 63, of Los Osos, was making a turn onto... (Continue reading)