Articles Tagged With ‘California Highway Patrol (CHP)’




Pedestrian struck and killed in apparent suicide in SLO

In an incident suspected to be a suicide, a 50-year-old man died after being struck by a car on Los Osos Valley Road in San Luis Obispo Thursday night. [KSBY] Shortly before 8 p.m., the man was walking close to... (Continue reading)

Deputies arrested man following pursuit in Northern Santa Barbara County

Fearing that there may be an armed man running near or on a Santa Barbara elementary school campus, authorities warned people to shelter in place Wednesday during a chase that started in Goleta. [Cal Coast Times] Shortly after 4 p.m.,... (Continue reading)

Atascadero man struck and killed near Santa Margarita

An Atascadero man who was lying in the middle of a roadway near Santa Margarita early Saturday morning was struck and killed by drivers going in both directions. [KSBY] At about 6 a.m., Matthew Eugene Gunn, 47, was lying on West... (Continue reading)

Patient carjacks ambulance and leads police on chase

In a bizarre sequence of events on Sunday, a man went from being strapped to a gurney and on his way to the hospital to leading Southern California law enforcement on a nearly 70-mile chase in a stolen ambulance. Along... (Continue reading)

Teen killed in crash on Highway 1 near Cal Poly

A teen died in a single car crash along Highway 1 by Stenner Creek Road near Cal Poly Monday afternoon, according to Cal Fire. [Cal Coast Times] KSBY reports the victim was a man in his late teens. At about... (Continue reading)

Woman killed in possible DUI crash in Nipomo

A 23-year-old man is suspected of driving under the influence when he crashed his car head-on into a vehicle carrying two women in Nipomo, causing one death, according to the CHP. [Cal Coast Times] At about 10:30 p.m., Edgar Morales... (Continue reading)

Why were violent Paso Robles bank robbery suspects released?

By JOSH FRIEDMAN Two of the three suspects arrested for robbing Chase Bank in Paso Robles last week have been let out of jail, and San Luis Obispo County prosecutors have yet to file charges against any of the men.... (Continue reading)

SLO County mudslides, electric outages and road closures

Heavy rainfall and wind in San Luis Obispo County resulted in mudslides, downed trees, road closures and power outages Wednesday night and Thursday morning. [Cal Coast Times] Over the last 24 hours, about .5 to 3 inches of rain have... (Continue reading)

Santa Maria chase morphs into deadly apartment fire

An attempted traffic stop in Santa Maria on Tuesday turned into a chase that ended with a man and his girlfriend barricading themselves in an apartment bathroom and setting the home on fire. The man died, and his girlfriend was... (Continue reading)

Driver crashes into CHP vehicle on side of Highway 101

A driver slammed into a CHP vehicle that was parked in the center divider on Highway 101 in San Luis Obispo Monday morning. [Cal Coast Times] Shortly before 11 a.m., CHP Officer Molinar, of the San Luis Obispo unit, was... (Continue reading)