Articles Tagged With ‘Car’s’

Child burned in car outside mother’s work

A Santa Barbara woman is facing child endangerment charges after the van she had left her 2-year-old alone in caught on fire. [SantaBarbaraIndependent] Viviana Wink, 29, allegedly left her child strapped in a car seat in the van parked outside... (Continue reading)

Drunk man arrested for smashing windows

Police arrested a man early Saturday morning after a citizen said he was walking around smashing vehicle windows in San Luis Obispo. Around 2:22 a.m., the citizen called 911 after seeing Matthew Martin, 21, breaking windows in the area of... (Continue reading)

DMV says licensing illegals will reduce collisions

A California Department of Motor Vehicles study is recommending that the state license illegal immigrant drivers. [LA Times] The DMV study determined that unlicensed drivers, the majority of whom are illegal immigrants, cause nearly three times as many crashes as... (Continue reading)

Unmanned vehicle crashes into bus stop

An unmanned car crashed into a bus stop at the corner of Grand Avenue and Abbott Street in San Luis Obispo shortly before 1 a.m. today. The improperly secured Mitsubishi Eclipse rolled off a flatbed truck onto Highway 101, took... (Continue reading)

SLO man arrested for fatal hit and run

Officers arrested a San Luis Obispo man for hit-and-run after two female pedestrians were struck and killed late Friday on Highway 154 near Lake Cachuma in the Santa Ynez Valley. [Noozhawk] The two currently unnamed women — aged 54 and... (Continue reading)

Felon on the run after ramming sheriff’s vehicle in Atascadero

A felon in possession of a firearm has been on the run from San Luis Obispo County Sheriff’s deputies since Friday when he rammed his car into a sheriff’s vehicle in Atascadero to avoid arrest. Sheriff’s deputies and members of... (Continue reading)

Truck crashes into Paso Robles home

A driver crashed into a home on Veronica Street in Paso Robles Friday afternoon rendering the home uninhabitable The driver lost control of his truck, drove through a fence, through an exterior wall into the homes living room and then... (Continue reading)

Man killed in Nipomo collision suspiciously played with children

The man identified as the victim in a fatal roadside collision in Nipomo had garnered attention from law enforcement for acting suspiciously around children. San Luis Obispo County Sheriff’s deputies arrested Christopher C. Tietjen in 2010 following a report of... (Continue reading)

Prius sought in fatal Nipomo hit-and-run

The driver of a Toyota Prius struck and killed a pedestrian Monday on the shoulder of a Nipomo road. [SLO Tribune] San Luis Obispo County Sheriff’s deputies found the victim’s body lying in grass and brush after receiving a call... (Continue reading)

Paso Robles woman strikes driver in road-rage incident

California Highway Patrol officers arrested a Paso Robles woman and her 19-year-old son following a road rage incident that became violent. [Tribune] Irene Martinez, 39, was headed south on Highway 101 when she cut off Randall Griffin as both drivers... (Continue reading)