Articles Tagged With ‘Assault’




CMC patients attack female worker

CORRECTION: The attack occurred at California Men’s Colony and not Atascadero State Hospital. Two inmates attacked a female correctional officer at California Men’s Colony last week and beat the woman unconscious, inside sources say. Early on the morning of Oct.... (Continue reading)

Gay man attacked in Santa Barbara

In what is being deemed a hate crime, a Santa Barbara man punched an openly gay man in the face on State Street last week. The victim suffered a black eye and a concussion. [KCOY] On Oct. 4, Richard Schiwietz,... (Continue reading)

Gang members convicted of Nipomo beating

A San Luis Obispo jury convicted two gang members last week of multiple crimes stemming from a Jan. 2015 beating of a non-gang member in Nipomo. The convictions included charges of assault with a deadly shoe. Then on Tuesday, the... (Continue reading)

Arroyo Grande clerk beaten but staves off robbery, video

A robber punched a clerk at an Arroyo Grande AM/PM store, but neither he nor his accomplice managed to steal any cash. After the botched robbery, the suspects escaped and they remain on the loose. The clerk escaped the attack... (Continue reading)

Suicidal inmate sends three deputies to the hospital

An inmate at the Santa Barbara County Jail injured three deputies Sunday evening who were attempting to keep the prisoner from committing suicide, according to a sheriff’s department press release. At approximately 10:30 p.m., two deputies responded to the inmate... (Continue reading)

Good Samaritans rescue an Oceano woman from violent assailant

While an Oceano woman’s 2-year-old son watched, a 55-year-old man grabbed the mother by the throat, punched her, forced her to the ground and held a knife to her throat. At approximately 3 p.m. the Oceano woman returned to her... (Continue reading)

Angry driver slams into intoxicated pedestrian in downtown SLO

After a suspected drunk pedestrian reacted angrily to a driver honking his horn and ploughing through a downtown San Luis Obispo intersection Sunday night, the driver reversed course and slammed into the man. Police officers arrested the driver, and emergency... (Continue reading)

Police arrest man for burglary, sexual battery

Grover Beach Police arrested a man who allegedly entered a Grover Beach home on Saturday and attempted to sexually assault a woman. At about 11 a.m., Angel Rene Torres, age 38, went to a home on the 1500 block of... (Continue reading)

CHP officer gets in roadside brawl on Highway 46

A CHP officer used pepper spray, a collapsible baton and bean bag shotgun rounds to win a roadside brawl with a driver he stopped in northeastern San Luis Obispo County Thursday evening. The 51-year-old suspect weighed into the fight at... (Continue reading)

Paula Lopez facing four months in jail

Former news anchor Paula Lopez Ochoa pled no contest Friday to one count of driving under the influence, two counts of delaying or resisting a peace officer, one count of refusing a chemical test, and one count of battery on... (Continue reading)