Articles Tagged With ‘Assault’




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)

Man tries to snatch woman on Avila Beach trail

San Luis Obispo County Sheriff’s investigators are searching for a man who grabbed a woman on an Avlia Beach hiking trail and tried to drag her into bushes. The suspect, who is a man believed to be in his 50s,... (Continue reading)

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)

Cal Poly student reports sexual assault

A Cal Poly San Luis Obispo student told police she was sexually assaulted early Saturday morning, police said. At about 1 a.m., the unnamed student was walking near the Grand Street entrance to Cal Poly when a white car pulled... (Continue reading)

California judge reduces child rapist sentence

A California judge reduced the prison sentence of a man who raped a three-year-old girl, because the rapist did not seek out his victim, he just became sexually aroused. Last week, Orange County Superior Court Judge M. Marc Kelly reduced... (Continue reading)

Sea lion takes California fisherman for a plunge

A fisherman was posing for a photo with fish he caught in a San Diego bay when a sea lion leaped out of the water, chomped on the fish and dragged the 62-year-old man into bay. [Mercury News] The sea... (Continue reading)

EXCLUSIVE: FBI informant beaten in San Luis Obispo County Jail

By KAREN VELIE An informant who helped the FBI expose a corrupt police officer was severely beaten last month while incarcerated in the San Luis Obispo County Jail. On March 2, the day after it was reported that the city... (Continue reading)

Paso Robles man arrested for kidnapping and shooting a man

San Luis Obispo County Sheriff’s detectives arrested a 28-year-old Paso Robles man on Saturday who allegedly kidnapped, shot, terrorized and threatened a man in an attempt to dissuade a witness from testifying. On Friday at 2:30 p.m., an unidentified man... (Continue reading)

Another Nipomo gang member arrested for assault

A man confronted suspected gang members in Nipomo last week after they poured beer on his car. In response, the men severely beat the victim, leaving him with serious injuries, according to the San Luis Obispo County Sheriff’s Office. The... (Continue reading)