Articles Tagged With ‘Guns’




Prized dog gunned down, prosecutor ponders charges

By DANIEL BLACKBURN The morning’s first sunlight was barely peeking through the oaks as Snoop Dogg, a 2-year-old Rhodesian Ridgeback, nosed open a sliding glass door and began his usual morning duties, consisting primarily of patrolling the perimeter of the... (Continue reading)

Santa Barbara County eradicates $2.7 million in illegal marijuana

Santa Barbara County sheriff’s detectives raided multiple illegal marijuana grow sites earlier this week and then destroyed almost $3 million of marijuana. [Cal Coast Times] Shortly after investigators arrived at a grow on the 1600 block of Santa Barbara Canyon... (Continue reading)

Sacramento County deputy killed in shootout

A reported disturbance at a business in Sacramento County on Monday led to two shootouts between officers and a suspect, one of which resulted in a deputy being killed and another one injured. [Cal Coast Times] At about 1:40 p.m.,... (Continue reading)

Hunter mistaken for deer, shot

A man in his 60s suffered a bullet wound to the shoulder in a hunting accident that occurred late Thursday in the Caliente Mountain Range near the Carrizo Plain National Monument, according to the California Department of Fish and Wildlife.... (Continue reading)

Six people killed in Bakersfield shooting spree

A gunman went on a rampage in Bakersfield Wednesday, killing five people, including his wife. The man then shot and killed himself. [CNN] At about 5 p.m., the gunman and his wife became involved in a confrontation with a man... (Continue reading)

Agitated man attacks neighbor, then fires shots

A resident of New Cuyama in northeastern Santa Barbara County broke up his neighbor’s pool game Sunday night, became violent and then fired gunshots outside the home, before being arrested, according to the  Santa Barbara County Sheriff’s Office. [Cal Coast Times]... (Continue reading)

Drive-by shooter fires into car and home in Santa Maria

Santa Maria police are searching for the person or persons who shot into a home and a car causing minor injuries to one victim late Friday evening, police said. [Cal Coast Times] Shortly before 11 p.m., shots were fired into... (Continue reading)

Nipomo men accused of committing Santa Maria murder

A pair of brothers living in Nipomo are alleged to have committed a murder in Santa Maria early Saturday morning in which a 49-year-old man was shot and stabbed to death. One of the brothers, who is currently on the... (Continue reading)

Santa Maria man shot, stabbed, killed

Santa Maria police are investigating the violent murder of a man who was found with gunshot and stabs wounds early Saturday morning. [Cal Coast Times] Shortly before 1 a.m., dispatchers sent officers to the area of Sunrise Drive and Bradley... (Continue reading)

Several people injured in gang violence in Santa Maria

In separate incidents, one man was shot multiple times and another was stabbed multiple times in Santa Maria on Tuesday. Shortly before 11 a.m., a caller reported a shooting in the area of Western Avenue and Battles Road. Officers arrived... (Continue reading)