Articles Tagged With ‘California Highway Patrol (CHP)’




Drowsy driver killed in Highway 101 crash

A Santa Maria woman was killed early Saturday morning after she fell asleep while driving on Highway 101 in northern Santa Barbara County. [Cal Coast Times] Shortly before 2 a.m., the woman was driving 70 miles per hour northbound on... (Continue reading)

Jackknifed truck blocks Highway 1 near Ragged Point

A big rig truck has been blocking traffic on Highway 1 around the San Luis Oibspo-Monterey county line for several hours Wednesday. [Cal Coast Times] Shortly before 10 a.m., the semi truck jackknifed north of Ragged Point in Monterey County.... (Continue reading)

DUI driver tossed beer cans out of car, witnesses said

A DUI murder trial began Monday with multiple witnesses testifying that a driver and one of his passengers were tossing beer cans out of their car while their 16-year-old female friend lay dying in the roadway on the Cuesta Grade.... (Continue reading)

CHP rescues man holding on for his life near Ragged Point

A CHP helicopter rescue team saved a man who became stuck Monday in an extremely precarious position on a cliff near Ragged Point. [Cal Coast Times] The man wandered off a trail while hiking in the morning from the beach... (Continue reading)

Santa Maria teenager killed in crash on dirt road

A 16-year-old girl was killed and her sister was injured in a car crash on a dirt road off Tepusquet Canyon Road east of Santa Maria on Thursday, according to the CHP. [Cal Coast Times] During the late afternoon, Jane... (Continue reading)

Person killed in crash on Highway 101 near the Cuesta Grade

One person was killed Sunday evening after a pickup truck crashed on the Cuesta Grade. [Cal Coast Times] Shortly after 5 p.m., a Chevrolet pickup truck flipped over on southbound Highway 101 at the intersection of Fox Hollow Road near... (Continue reading)

Solvang man threatens to shoot victim, meet in the afterlife

A 57-year-old Solvang man pointed a loaded handgun at a person’s head while making threats on Friday morning. An intoxicated Timothy Johnson also posted plans on Facebook to see his victim in the afterlife, according to the Santa Barbara County... (Continue reading)

Paso Robles police warned homeless of danger, most didn’t listen

Crews rescued 10 people from the Salinas River in Paso Robles on Thursday, after earlier warning approximately 25 people who live there to leave. Most of the homeless living along the river ignored the warnings. [Cal Coast Times] A CHP... (Continue reading)

7 people rescued from waterways in Paso Robles and Avila Beach

Rescue personnel pulled at least five people out of the Salinas River in Paso Robles on Thursday. [KSBY] Authorities have yet to say how the individuals ended up in the river. However, emergency officials have been warning homeless people camped... (Continue reading)

Sheriff deputies arrest 9, seeking 5 other in large drug bust

San Luis Obispo County Sheriff Ian Parkinson announced a large drug bust — valued at about $1.5 million — as well as the breakup of a methamphetamine and heroin ring in San Luis Obispo County. Parkinson said the drug ring... (Continue reading)