Articles Tagged With ‘California Highway Patrol (CHP)’

Hiker missing near Lake Nacimiento

San Luis Obispo County Sheriff’s deputies say they are searching for a 22-year-old man who went missing while hiking with friends near Lake Nacimiento on Saturday afternoon. [KSBY] Wearing red shorts and no shirt, the man was last seen heading... (Continue reading)

Pharmacist says Weisenberg was not under the influence

Santa Maria pharmacist Neemah Yamin-Esfandiary testified Thursday that Kaylee Weisenberg, who is accused of killing California Highway Patrol Officer Bret Oswald in a June 27, 2010 crash on South Rive Road outside of Paso Robles, was not under the influence... (Continue reading)

Trial in CHP officer’s alleged murder begins

A murder trial is underway for a woman accused of killing a California Highway Patrol officer while under the influence of methamphetamine. [Tribune] In his opening statement, defense attorney Tom McCormick said that Kaylee Ann Weisenberg, 23, wasn’t under the... (Continue reading)

Dumb criminal of the month, child pornographer

Our dumb criminal of the month award goes to a 31-year-old man who disclosed on his application to become a California Highway Patrol officer that he viewed child pornography on the Internet. As a result, CHP officials launched an investigation... (Continue reading)

Two killed in Avila Beach roll over crash

UPDATE: Evan Green, 21, of Chico was arrested on suspicion of felony drunk driving following an early morning crash in Avila Beach on Friday. Two passengers, both 21-years-old, were killed. Jacob Zimmer, 21, of Castro Valley was transported to Sierra... (Continue reading)

High speed chase ends in Paso Robles fatality

A California Highway Patrol high speed chase ended in a fatal crash Thursday night at about 11 p.m. in Paso Robles. A CHP officer approached a 56-year-old man who appeared drunk at the Wellsona truck stop west of Highway 101,... (Continue reading)

Nipomo woman died from hit and run accident

A body found earlier today on a roadway in Nipomo has been identified as Krista Janine Babbitt of Nipomo, who died because of a hit and run accident. [KCOY] Babbitt, 55, was found in the middle of the roadway in... (Continue reading)

Paso Robles man injured in collision on Highway 46

A 34-year-old Paso Robles man and his father suffered major injuries from a head-on collision this week on Highway 46 near Kecks Corner. [SantaCruzSentinel] An unlicensed driver in a 1993 Honda Accord tried to pass a car going eastbound on... (Continue reading)

Woman charged with death of CHP officer on meth

The woman who hit and killed a CHP officer in June was charged with vehicular manslaughter after tests revealed she had a high level of methamphetamine in her system at the time of the accident. [Tribune] Kaylee Ann Weisenberg, 22,... (Continue reading)

Woman survives for five days after crashing down ravine

In an incredible story of survival, a Carlsbad woman is recovering after crashing 300 feet down a ravine off Highway 166 about 2.5 miles east of Tepusquet Road. [KSBY] The woman, who does not remember the accident, tried to call... (Continue reading)