Articles Tagged With ‘California Highway Patrol (CHP)’




Two drivers charged with manslaughter over SLO County crashes

Prosecutors have charged two drivers with manslaughter over separate deadly crashes that recently occurred in San Luis Obispo County. A Nipomo man is facing a misdemeanor charge pertaining to the death of a French woman, while a Templeton man is... (Continue reading)

Major injuries suffered in Los Osos crash

One person suffered major injuries in a crash on Sunday on Clark Valley Road in Los Osos. In the afternoon, a truck crashed into a tree and rolled down an embankment. Responders transported one person, who suffered major injuries, to... (Continue reading)

Man suspected of killing relative in Morro Bay

A 23-year-old man is in jail for allegedly killing a 59-year-old Morro Bay man. The suspect and victim are believed to be related, according to the Morro Bay Police Department. Shortly before 6 a.m., the a California Highway Patrol officer... (Continue reading)

CHP identifies SLO bicyclist killed by truck

The California Highway Patrol has identified the bicyclist who was struck and killed by a pickup truck near Cayucos on Saturday after Jose Martel, 47, of San Luis Obispo. Shortly before 1 p.m., the driver of the pickup was headed... (Continue reading)

San Luis Obispo man struck, killed by truck

A 47-year-old cyclist was killed Saturday afternoon after being struck by a pickup truck near Cayucos on Old Creek Road. Shortly before 1 p.m., the driver of the pickup truck was headed eastbound when he crossed over a double yellow... (Continue reading)

Helicopter airlifts hiker out of Montana de Oro

A CHP helicopter airlifted an injured hiker, who reportedly broke his ankle while he was 1.5 miles up a trail in Montana de Oro State Park, to a local hospital on Sunday. [Tribune] Shortly after 2:30 p.m., Cal Fire received... (Continue reading)

Pedestrian struck and killed on Highway 101 in SLO

A car struck and killed a person who was walking on Highway 101 in San Luis Obispo Tuesday night. A CHP report states it appears the pedestrian was trying to get hit by a vehicle. [KSBY] Around 8:30 p.m., the... (Continue reading)

Atascadero police catch man wanted in Nevada

After an hour-long search that included K9s and a CHP helicopter, Atascadero police managed to capture a man who is wanted in Nevada on felony arrest warrants. Donovan Foot, 20, was designated a flight risk in the neighboring state. [KSBY]... (Continue reading)

Deputy’s DUI arrest leads to allegations of favoritism

UPDATE: Sheriff’s spokesman Tony Cipolla said deputy Jim Fellows is facing a temporary suspension from the department following his trial. The department also detailed its reasons for retaining an officer arrested while on probation. By KAREN VELIE A San Luis... (Continue reading)

Convicted cop killer denied parole

Douglas Escobar, one of two notorious brothers who attempted to murder two California Highway Patrol officers in Paso Robles in 1988, was denied parole on Thursday, according to a press release. On March 6, 1989, Douglas Escobar was sentenced to... (Continue reading)