Articles Tagged With ‘California Highway Patrol (CHP)’




Car with 77 pounds of pot stopped in North County

A California Highway Patrol officer found 77 pounds of marijuana stuffed into a sports car during a traffic stop Monday morning north of Paso Robles. Around 10:45 a.m., CHP Officer D. Agredano was driving northbound on Highway 101 south of... (Continue reading)

Hiker airlifted from Bishop Peak in SLO

A California Highway Patrol helicopter airlifted a 28-year-old man from Bishop Peak Sunday evening after the hiker reportedly broke his femur. [Tribune] Around 5:42 p.m., several agencies responded to Bishop Peak to assist the injured hiker who was halfway up... (Continue reading)

Nipomo man killed in crash on Highway 101

A 26-year-old Nipomo man died Thursday following a truck crash on Highway 101 in Shell Beach. Shortly after 6 p.m., Alex James Robinson was driving southbound in a flatbed truck carrying contracting tools. Robinson made a turning movement toward the... (Continue reading)

CMC guard killed in bike crash near Paso Robles

California Men’s Colony correctional officer Larry McCracken died in a dirt bike crash in rural Paso Robles Monday afternoon. [KSBY] McCracken was 61. He was a 16-year veteran at CMC and was still employed as a correctional officer at the time... (Continue reading)

Motorcycle passenger killed in SLO crash

A 29-year-old woman died after being ejected from a motorcycle that collided with a pickup truck Thursday night just outside of San Luis Obispo. [KSBY] The CHP has identified the victim as Molly Bear. The driver of the motorcycle, 47-year-old... (Continue reading)

SLO man killed in crash near Paso Robles

A 24-year-old San Luis Obispo man died Monday night in a rollover collision near Paso Robles during which the vehicle hit a pair of trees. [KSBY] Shortly after 8 p.m.,  Daniel E. McCornack Jr. was driving southbound on Willow Creek... (Continue reading)

Teens in route to the Morro Bay prom injured in crash

Eight people were injured including several teens on route to the Morro Bay High School Prom in a collision Saturday between a GMC Yukon and a Nissan Sentra. Shortly after 8:45 p.m., Samantha Aranda, 18, of Los Osos was headed... (Continue reading)

Off-roading accident victim’s names released

Five men, three from San Luis Obispo, were four-wheeling Saturday morning on sandy trails between Highway 101 and Fort Hunter Liggett in Monterey County when the narrow path they were on gave way and their Jeep rolled more than 600... (Continue reading)

Feds charge 13 members of Nipomo narcotics trafficking family

Agents with the FBI, California Highway Patrol officers and San Luis Obispo County Sheriff’s deputies conducted a pre-dawn operation that led to the arrest of 12 members of a Central Coast narcotics trafficking organization. Officers are still searching for one... (Continue reading)

Man killed in Highway 101 crash

A Santa Maria man was killed Wednesday after he drove his motorcycle into a car on Highway 101 near Spyglass Drive in Pismo Beach. At about 12:30 p.m., the man drove his three-wheel motorcycle into the back of a car... (Continue reading)