Articles Tagged With ‘attempted murder’




San Luis Obispo County crime spree shooter sentenced to 54 years to life

By JOSH FRIEDMAN A judge has sentenced the man who shot two people during a crime spree in San Luis Obispo County last August to 54 years to life in prison. Joshua Arnold, 42, of Visalia’s crime spree included two... (Continue reading)

Grover Beach man accused of attempting to kill his mother

By KAREN VELIE A 45-year-old Grover Beach man is facing attempted murder charges after he threatened to kill and strangled his 72-year-old mother earlier this week. On Sep 12, Mark Foulks Jones IV attacked his mother, strangling her until near... (Continue reading)

Santa Barbara County detectives arrest four suspects for attempted murder

By JOSH FRIEDMAN Sheriff’s detectives arrested four suspects on Wednesday on attempted murder charges over a fight in unincorporated Santa Barbara last week that left a man hospitalized with serious injuries.  At about 3:30 p.m. on June 2, a fight... (Continue reading)

Teen shoots juvenile following nasty breakup

By KAREN VELIE Atascadero police arrested a teenager suspected of threatening his former girlfriend and then shooting a male juvenile outside the former girlfriend’s home early Saturday morning, police said. At 3:28 a.m. on New Years Day, a female juvenile... (Continue reading)

Man arrested in Texas for 2010 Grover Beach machete attack

After more than six years on the run, a man who allegedly carried out a bloody machete attack in Grover Beach is now sitting in San Luis Obispo County Jail. Damaso Labra, 41, was arrested in Texas. Around 9:30 on... (Continue reading)

Drug motive suspected in Paso Robles shooting

San Luis Obispo County Sheriff’s detectives suspect a drug-related motive in the rural Paso Robles gun battle that left three people wounded Wednesday night. As of Thursday afternoon, the reported victim in the shooting remains in the intensive care unit... (Continue reading)

Arroyo Grande man admits to hitting roommate in head with wrench

A 69-year-old Arroyo Grande man admitted to hitting his roommate in the head with a wrench last month, according to the San Luis Obispo County Sheriff’s Office. Sheriff’s officials have charged the man with attempted murder. [KSBY] On Oct. 5... (Continue reading)

Motel room standoff suspect sentenced to 14 years

A Nipomo man whom San Luis Obispo County Sheriff’s deputies spent two weeks searching for has received a 14-year prison sentence for attempted murder. The search for Richard Anthony Rodriguez included a 12-hour standoff with an empty motel room. On... (Continue reading)

Santa Barbara officer stops racially-charged knife attack

A Hispanic man attacked an African American homeless man with a knife while yelling racial slurs Tuesday evening in Santa Barbara. After an off-duty officer broke up the incident, the attacker told police that he thought the homeless man had... (Continue reading)

Man accused of beating SLO woman facing life in prison

A San Luis Obispo judge has ruled there is enough evidence to try an Atascadero man for attempting the premeditated murder of a 20-year-old San Luis Obispo woman. The woman survived a brutal beating on Sept. 11 that could result... (Continue reading)