Articles Tagged With ‘Arrest’




Woman grabs a pitchfork, goes on offensive in Goleta

A female intruder stole a pitchfork Sunday afternoon and threatened multiple Goleta residents, stabbing one of them. [KEYT] The pitchfork thief stabbed a woman in the arm and stomach. She also allegedly assaulted a police officer. The crime spree began... (Continue reading)

Alleged gang member arrested again for Nipomo beating

San Luis Obispo County Sheriff’s Office personnel arrested an alleged gang member a second time for a beating that left a Nipomo man in the hospital and temporarily without a car. On Jan. 22, the victim was driving in the... (Continue reading)

Transient smacks SLO business owner in the face

A 39-year-old man allegedly struck a business owner on the 600 block of Higuera Street in downtown San Luis Obispo Tuesday afternoon. Shortly before 3 p.m., Benjamin Mich Strickland allegedly hit the business owner in the mouth. The attacker then fled... (Continue reading)

Santa Maria man tells police to shoot him

Armed with a knife and a large rock, a Santa Maria man dared police to shoot him during a 2.5-hour standoff on Monday. [KEYT] Santa Maria police responded to a call about a disturbance and found Juan Angel Salinas Pena... (Continue reading)

Santa Maria man arrested for molesting children

A 30-year-old Santa Maria man is accused of molesting at least two children. [KSBY] Santa Maria police responded to a report of a man inappropriately touching a young child. During the investigation, they identified a second victim. Officers arrested Manuel... (Continue reading)

Morro Bay men threaten woman, steal her phone

Two homeless Morro Bay men allegedly greeted a female visitor to the city by threatening her and stealing her cell phone while she was in the middle of a call. The woman, 49, was sitting in her parked car on... (Continue reading)

SLO man arrested for felony DUI

San Luis Obispo police arrested a 22-year-old Cal Poly football player early Sunday morning on suspicion of felony driving under the influence of alcohol resulting in injuries. Shortly after 1 a.m., Marvin Abou, 22, was headed eastbound on the 2100... (Continue reading)

Thomas Yanaga back in San Luis Obispo County Jail

Murder suspect Thomas Yanaga was booked backed into the San Luis Obispo County Jail on Friday evening. On Friday morning, Yanaga of Paso Robles, Benjamin Ramage of Morro Bay and Scott Penner of Templeton plead not guilty of attempted murder... (Continue reading)

Los Osos man smashes police department door

Morro Bay police arrested a Los Osos man after he allegedly threw a sledgehammer through the police department door Thursday night. Shortly before 8 p.m., Michael Andrew Parkerson, 27, allegedly walked up to the police department’s front door, threw the... (Continue reading)

Three SLO County men arrested for attempted murder

Three men from San Luis Obispo County were arrested Wednesday on suspicion of attempted murder after a dispute in Hanford over a motorcycle erupted in gunfire, with one man shot in the abdomen. Lemoore police officers arrested Thomas Yanaga, 53,... (Continue reading)