Articles Tagged With ‘Arrest’




Arroyo Grande bank employee rips off customer accounts

An Arroyo Grande woman was arrested this morning for allegedly stealing nearly 100,000 from two elderly customer’s bank accounts and another $10,000 from the U.S Bank’s vault. FBI special agents took Brenda Bautista Hurtado, 25, into custody without incident after... (Continue reading)

Chihuahua killer facing life sentence

A Gilroy man is facing life in prison for allegedly killing his wife’s 6-week-old Chihuahua if he is convicted under California’s “three strikes” law. [MercuryNews] Police arrested Bud Wally Ruiz, 53, and formally charged him on Wednesday with two felony... (Continue reading)

Nipomo woman arrested for tax and loan fraud

A Nipomo woman was arrested Monday on charges she orchestrated a tax scheme involving stolen identities, as well as a loan fraud scheme in which she allegedly submitted false income tax returns that overstated her income in an effort to... (Continue reading)

Rape suspect turns himself in

Police arrested a Cal Poly student Thursday after he was identified as the main suspect in a reported rape of a drunk and unconscious “college-aged” woman at a fraternity house last Saturday night. Joseph Trupiano, 23, was taken into custody late... (Continue reading)

San Luis Obispo County drug traffickers arrested

Four members of a San Luis Obispo County drug trafficking ring were arrested and approximately eight pounds of methamphetamine was seized on Wednesday as part of a multi-agency investigation. Following a tip that Julio Gutierrez, 36, of Los Osos was... (Continue reading)

Teens charged in Boy Scout building arson

Police arrested two teens Monday for burning down the Arroyo Grande Boys Scouts of America building. Caleb Joseph Pelletier, 18, of Creston and an unnamed 16-year-old Arroyo Grande High School student were arrested on suspicion of conspiracy, arson, burglary and... (Continue reading)

San Luis Obispo man nabbed after high speed chase

A San Luis Obispo man with outstanding warrants was arrested after allegedly leading police on a high-speed chase Saturday that started in Atascadero and ended in Monterey County. Shortly after 2:30 p.m., the Atascadero Police tried to stop Steven Christopher... (Continue reading)

Thirteen arrested for drug trafficking

Thirteen men from Santa Barbara and San Luis Obispo counties were arrested on narcotics and gang related charges, the result of a year-long investigation involving local, state and federal law-enforcement agencies. The men are suspected members of a Lompoc-based subset... (Continue reading)

Teens arrested for making death threats

Arroyo Grande Police arrested two juveniles on Friday for allegedly making threatening phone calls to at least seven Arroyo Grande High School students as well as numerous other victims throughout the country during the past two weeks. In some cases,... (Continue reading)

San Luis Obispo burglar detained by victim

A San Luis Obispo man and his friend stopped a burglar near the corner of Kentucky and Stafford streets shortly before 2:30 a.m. on Friday. Andrew Chisamore, 20, and a friend were walking home when they saw Matthew Wykoff, 19,... (Continue reading)