Articles Tagged With ‘Guns’




SLO jury convicts man of robbing and raping prostitutes

A 52-year-old Santa Maria man has been convicted of raping and robbing women at gunpoint. His victims were prostitutes. On March 14, 2013, Gregory Arthur Erwin raped and robbed a woman at the San Luis Inn and Suites in San... (Continue reading)

SLO student’s Facebook post said “Columbine of Duty 2”

A San Luis Obispo High School student who was arrested Friday for making criminal threats posted text on Facebook stating, “Columbine of Duty 2” and “Don’t come to school tomorrow.”  The text appeared on images of the student holding what... (Continue reading)

Motel room standoff suspect finally caught

Ten days after San Luis Obispo County Sheriffs personnel spent 12 hours trying to contact a shooting suspect inside an empty motel room, deputies tracked down the man and arrested him. On Feb. 19, sheriff’s deputies cordoned off a Paso... (Continue reading)

Sheriff’s deputies engage in standoff with empty motel room

San Luis Obispo County Sheriff deputies cordoned off a Paso Robles Motel 6, shut down a road and spent more than 12 hours on Friday attempting to contact a suspect they claimed was barricaded in the room. However, after deputies... (Continue reading)

2 injured in CVS armed robbery

Ventura police are searching for two men involved in a brutal armed robbery of a CVS store on Friday that sent two employees to the hospital. Both employees were in stable condition on Friday. At about 3:25 a.m., two mask... (Continue reading)

Violent Monday in Santa Maria, 3 dead

A 15-year-old boy was stabbed to death and two males were fatally shot on Monday in Santa Maria. The stabbing and shooting were separate incidents. In less than a month, there have been five murders in Santa Maria. Amid a string... (Continue reading)

Santa Barbara prosecutor faces gun charge

The California Attorney General’s Office has charged the former chief deputy district attorney of Santa Barbara County with possessing an unauthorized firearm in a public building. The charge is a misdemeanor. Last week, the district attorney’s office announced Chief Deputy... (Continue reading)

Man from Los Osos at Oregon standoff has murder conviction

A 68-year-old man from Los Osos is one of the protesters participating in the armed occupation of a wildlife refuge in Oregon. Years ago, he was convicted of second-degree murder in the death of his father, according to authorities and... (Continue reading)

Police arrest SLO felon suspected in shooting

San Luis Obispo police arrested a felon who allegedly fired a gun near a condominium complex last week. The man is also suspected in several recent burglaries, and officers found he had stolen goods in his possession. On Friday afternoon,... (Continue reading)

Two killed in Santa Maria’s first 2016 homicides

Less than two weeks into 2016, two homicides have occurred in Santa Maria. In 2015, the city had a spike in killings with 13 murders. As with the last two murders of 2015, the first two killings of 2016 occurred... (Continue reading)