Articles Tagged With ‘California Highway Patrol (CHP)’




SLO County Sheriff’s K9 attacks officer

By JOSH FRIEDMAN and KAREN VELIE A San Luis Obispo Sheriff’s Department K9 tasked with catching a fleeing car thief in Arroyo Grande attacked a California Highway Patrol officer on Tuesday who, too, was pursuing the suspect. Officers then charged... (Continue reading)

Driver hits parked cars, cars hit Cayucos homes

Two vehicles rolled into Cayucos homes Sunday morning after a San Luis Obispo man fell asleep at the wheel and crashed into five parked cars. [Tribune] Robert Covey, 35, dozed off at 8:05 a.m. while traveling south on Highway 1,... (Continue reading)

Paso Robles man dies in ATV crash

A 69-year-old man died after crashing his ATV on his rural Paso Robles property Monday morning. The California Highway Patrol has identified the man as William Schaffer. The crash occurred around 9:30 a.m. Schaffer was driving a Kubota ATV, which... (Continue reading)

San Luis Obispo police officer arrested for DUI

A California Highway Patrol officer arrested a San Luis Obispo police officer Wednesday morning for driving under the influence and then released him without booking him into the county jail. At 2:22 a.m., a CHP officer discovered Travis Morris, 32,... (Continue reading)

Woman killed in SLO County crash

A 20-year-old woman died Tuesday evening in a crash that also sparked a brush fire along Highway 166 east of Highway 33 in San Luis Obispo County. Shortly before 6 p.m., the Cuyama woman’s Chevrolet Suburban drifted off the road, went... (Continue reading)

KCOY anchor arrested for DUI, assault

Veteran KCOY news anchor Paula Lopez was arrested Sunday evening for driving under the influence and assaulting an officer after she allegedly drove the wrong way on U.S. Highway 101. At about 8 p.m., the California Highway Patrol received reports... (Continue reading)

Suspect in Goleta police chase falls on his knife

A Goleta man repeatedly stabbed himself in the chest and neck Thursday, but he survived with help from officers who were trying to arrest him. David Rosales Medina, 37, led California Highway Patrol officers on a chase that began on... (Continue reading)

Santa Barbara motorcyclist evades police for 70 miles

A motorcyclist reportedly reached speeds of up to 130 mph as he led law enforcement on a 70-mile chase across much of Santa Barbara County on Sunday. At around 1:45 p.m., a Guadalupe police offer observed Kaichi Sato, a 28-year-old... (Continue reading)

Man flees with handcuff on his wrist in Nipomo

A Santa Maria man ran away from California Highway Patrol officers while he had a handcuff around his wrist, prompting an hours-long search in Nipomo. [KSBY] On Thursday morning, the CHP received a call about a possibly abandoned vehicle on... (Continue reading)

Grover Beach man Tased after threatening cop with shovel

Officers Tased a man who used a broom and then a deadly shovel to assault a California Highway Patrol officer on Tuesday, according to the Grover Beach Police Department. Around 11 a.m., the CHP officer was working a traffic assignment... (Continue reading)