Articles Tagged With ‘Atascadero Police Department’




Atascadero police warn against motorcycle riding in the Salinas riverbed

By JOSH FRIEDMAN The Atascadero Police Department is issuing a warning to the public about the escalating practice of illegal motorcycle riding in the Salinas riverbed.  In recent months, there has been a surge in unauthorized motorcycle activity in the... (Continue reading)

Pedestrian struck and killed in Atascadero

By JOSH FRIEDMAN A vehicle struck and killed a pedestrian in Atascadero on Friday evening. Shortly before 8:30 p.m., the vehicle hit a man on El Camino Real near the intersection with San Gabriel Road. Police officers and firefighters arrived... (Continue reading)

Atascadero police searching for suspects in grocery story theft case

By JOSH FRIEDMAN The Atascadero Police Department is asking the public for help identifying a pair of men tied to a thefts at local grocery stores. Officers are investigation a string of misdemeanor thefts at Vons and Food 4 Less.... (Continue reading)

Atascadero police ask for help identifying individuals in theft case

By JOSH FRIEDMAN Atascadero police are asking for the public’s help identifying two individuals regarding an investigation into a theft case. A thief or thieves snatched products from the M & M Smoke Shop on El Camino Real on Sunday.... (Continue reading)

Child porn suspect is worker at SLO kids’ gymnastics center

By JOSH FRIEDMAN One of the men Atascadero detectives arrested on child pornography charges this week is an employee at a children’s gymnastics center in San Luis Obispo. [KSBY] Atascadero police, with help from the SLO Police Department, served search... (Continue reading)

Men arrested in Atascadero, SLO for child pornography

By JOSH FRIEDMAN Detectives arrested one man each in Atascadero and San Luis Obispo Wednesday morning for allegedly possessing and distributing child pornography.  At about 7:30 a.m., Atascadero police served search warrants at three locations with assistance from the San... (Continue reading)

Armed man robs Atascadero Circle K, buries stolen cash

  By JOSH FRIEDMAN Police officers arrested a man who allegedly robbed Circle K in Atascadero Wednesday morning while armed with a handgun and then buried the stolen cash underground.  At about 5:50 a.m., a female clerk working at the... (Continue reading)

Atascadero police chase forgery suspect and armed accomplice

By JOSH FRIEDMAN A North County man allegedly attempted to pass a forged check at a bank in Atascadero on Monday, leading to a police chase that culminated with two arrests and a K-9 finding a handgun in a family’s... (Continue reading)

Wendy’s worker robbed at gunpoint in Atascadero

By JOSH FRIEDMAN Atascadero police officers are searching for a man who robbed a female Wendy’s worker at gunpoint early Tuesday morning.  The worker arrived at the Wendy’s in the 8600 block of Curbaril Avenue at about 5:30 a.m. As... (Continue reading)

Atascadero police searching for missing at-risk teen

By JOSH FRIEDMAN Atascadero police officers are searching for a missing 15-year-old girl who they say is at risk because of her age and current mental state.  Maggie Gallagher reportedly left her home at 9 a.m. on Monday. She may... (Continue reading)