Articles Tagged With ‘Atascadero Police Department’




Santa Margarita home searched for evidence of a homicide

San Luis Obispo County Sheriff detectives searched a home Wednesday on the 2200 block of I Street in Santa Margarita looking for evidence about a missing man who officers suspect is a victim of foul play. On Feb. 26, Jared... (Continue reading)

Atascadero police arrest two juveniles for arson

Atascadero police arrested two juveniles Monday for starting a fire in an office building that was under renovation. Firefighters quickly extinguished the blaze and limited the damage. At 10:52 p.m., neighbors reported a fire at 5812 Entrada Avenue. As firefighters... (Continue reading)

Man reportedly shot on Atascadero off-ramp

A shooting on a Highway 101 off-ramp in Atascadero left a man bleeding Saturday, according to the city’s police department. But, everyone involved in the shooting reportedly fled, and police have not identified any suspects or victims. At approximately 7:23... (Continue reading)

Murder suicide in Atascadero

Two people were found dead Saturday in an apparent murder suicide in Atascadero, according to police. At about 12:45 p.m., Atascadero police were dispatched to a home on Dulzura Avenue, just off Bajada Avenue, for a report of two deaths.... (Continue reading)

Transient starts fire in Atascadero printery building

Atascadero police arrested a 38-year-old transient Sunday for a starting a fire in the former printery building. The man told police he was escaping the rain and using the fire to warm himself. [Tribune] At 2:12 p.m., public safety personnel... (Continue reading)

Atascadero man accused of sexually molesting students

Officers arrested a 53-year-old teacher at his Atascadero home for allegedly molesting students at Avenal Elementary, police said. Christopher Nugent was also an after school tutor, a youth sports photographer and a former teacher of the year. On Wednesday, three... (Continue reading)

Suspect in Atascadero standoff identified

An Atascadero man who, in emotional distress, fired shots and engaged in a standoff with police on Sunday has been identified as 53-year-old John Floyd Jones, according to San Luis Obispo County Jail records. Jones is still in jail, as... (Continue reading)

Man in distress fires shots in Atascadero

An Atascadero man in emotional distress fired shots when police arrived at his home on Sunday. Officers arrested him after an approximately two and a half hour standoff. [KSBY] Early Sunday morning, Atascadero police responded to the man’s apartment on... (Continue reading)

Atascadero teen accused of fake WMD stunt identified

The San Luis Obispo County District Attorney’s Office has identified the teen who allegedly caused the two-week shutdown of an Atascadero elementary school. A judge ruled Tuesday that Bret Stephen Landen will be tried as an adult. Landen was 17... (Continue reading)

Man allegedly exposed himself to Grover Beach girls

A 29-year-old Santa Maria man exposed himself to three elementary school girls in August, according to the Grover Beach Police Department. Officers arrested the man in Santa Maria on Thursday. Roberto Mendoza-Macias allegedly exposed himself to the girls on Aug.... (Continue reading)