Articles Tagged With ‘California Highway Patrol (CHP)’

Pismo Beach man carjacked at gunpoint

A Bakersfield man held a man at gunpoint and then carjacked his Toyota Echo in Pismo Beach on Wednesday. A short time later, a California Highway Patrol officer spotted Charles Ravert, 40, speeding on Highway 166. The officer began following... (Continue reading)

Don’t steal in front of cops

A “bad idea” led to the arrest early Saturday of two men allegedly stealing ornaments from the Capitol Christmas tree, said California Highway Patrol officials. [SacramentoBee] A passing CHP officer saw people acting suspiciously around the tree, located on the... (Continue reading)

Elderly woman killed in collision near Lake Nacimiento

UPDATE: The California Highway Patrol identified the woman killed in the Monday morning crash on Nacimiento Lake Drive as 63-year-old Cynthia Huntsberger of Paso Robles. Alicia Kropp, 40, also of Paso Robles, was not injured in the collision. An elderly... (Continue reading)

Driver dies after Buckley Road crash

A local man died Wednesday, nine days after an accident on Buckley Road and Thread Lane that also took the life of his passenger on September 19, the California Highway Patrol said. Hussam Najani, 47, was test driving a 2003... (Continue reading)

Man crashes stolen car into Templeton power pole

A 53-year-old man led California Highway Patrol officers on a chase through Templeton on Friday that ended when he struck a power pole on Township Road in his parents’ stolen car. [Tribune] Gregory Harrison’s parents informed officers that their white... (Continue reading)

Woman convicted of murdering a CHP officer seeks new trial

Kaylee Weisenberg was scheduled to be sentenced in a San Luis Obispo Superior Courtroom Thursday morning when her attorney motioned for a new trial. Judge John Trice scheduled a hearing on the motion for a new trial for Dec. 15.... (Continue reading)

Weisenberg convicted of second-degree murder

A jury convicted Kaylee Weisenberg of second-degree murder and gross vehicular manslaughter while intoxicated in a packed San Luis Obispo courtroom Friday morning. Weisenberg, 23, crashed into and killed CHP Officer Bret Oswald while driving on South River Road on June... (Continue reading)

Weisenberg’s fate in jury’s hands

The prosecution and defense made their closing arguments Wednesday in the controversial second-degree murder trial of Kaylee Weisenberg in a San Luis Obispo Superior courtroom. Now Weisenberg’s fate is up to the jury. In their closing remarks Deputy District Attorney Lee Cunningham... (Continue reading)

Missing Charles Jackson of Morro Bay found dead

The body of Charles Jackson, 79, of Morro Bay, and missing since July 18, was found Monday in a car at the bottom of ravine along Highway 41 between Morro Bay and Atascadero. [The Tribune] Jackson’s 1999 Chevrolet Monte Carlo... (Continue reading)

CHP officer warned prior to fatal crash

By JOSH FRIEDMAN Prior to the traffic accident that killed California Highway Patrol Officer Bret Oswald outside Paso Robles, a driver stopped to warn the officer that cars coming around a bend had an obstructed view of him. Testifying in... (Continue reading)