Articles Tagged With ‘California Highway Patrol (CHP)’

Man killed in Nipomo hit and run

A man walking along the northbound U.S. Highway 101 off ramp near State Route 166 was hit and killed by driver who fled the scene on Sunday at about 1 a.m. Officials with the California Highway Patrol are asking for the... (Continue reading)

Caltrans employees accused of theft of public funds

Six Caltrans workers suspected of grand theft and conspiracy were arrested Monday by the California Highway Patrol. CHP officials said the six are suspected of falsely charging more than $100,000 in overtime and stealing 22 highway signs. One of those... (Continue reading)

Man dies in head on collision near Los Osos

One man died and several other people were injured Wednesday night in a head-on collision between a sedan and a Regional Transit Authority bus on South Bay Boulevard between Los Osos and Morro Bay. A man in his 60s was... (Continue reading)

15-to-life for CHP officer death

Kaylee Weisenberg was sentenced Thursday to 15 years to life in state prison following her second-degree murder conviction in the death of CHP officer Brett Oswald. [The Tribune] Oswald, 48, died June 27, 2010 after being struck by Weisenberg’s automobile... (Continue reading)

Weisenberg’s attorney seeks new trial

The attorney for the Atascadero woman who crashed into and killed a CHP officer in 2010 filed a motion for a new trial last week. [KSBY] In August, a jury convicted Kaylee Weisenberg, 23, of second-degree murder and gross vehicular... (Continue reading)

Pedestrian struck by car in Avila Beach

A Nipomo woman crashed into a pedestrian walking on Avila Beach Drive near the hot springs shortly after 11 a.m. on Sunday. The extent of the victim's injuries are currently unknown. Colleen Werneke, 79, was traveling west in a maroon... (Continue reading)

Two killed in Paso Robles crashes

Two people are dead and one is seriously injured as the result of two crashes that occurred in Paso Robles on Sunday morning. Shortly after 3 a.m., the driver of a Ford pickup traveling westbound on Linne Road near Long... (Continue reading)

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)