Articles Tagged With ‘heroin’




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Oceano man caught prowling with drugs while leaving kids unattended

Grover Beach police arrested an Oceano man on Thursday who was in possession of heroin and methamphetamine while prowling around homes. At the time of his arrest, the suspect was supposed to be attending to three young children. Around 1:35... (Continue reading)

SLO police break up counterfeiting operation in Motel 6 parking lot

While scanning a Motel 6 parking lot, a San Luis Obispo police officer stumbled upon a man and woman flush with counterfeit cash and in the process of creating more money, according to SLOPD. It is unclear if the counterfeiting... (Continue reading)

Santa Maria taxi driver caught with loaded gun, drugs

After conducting an early morning traffic stop on a taxi, Santa Barbara County Sheriff’s deputies learned the driver was a felon who was carrying drugs and a loaded gun. At about 1 a.m. on Monday, a sheriff’s deputy stopped a... (Continue reading)

Drugged man who killed Los Osos teen pleads no contest

A 24-year-old Paso Robles man pleaded no contest earlier this month to a single felony count of vehicular manslaughter in the death of a Los Osos teen. Alexander Paul Gonzales allegedly hit and killed the teen just minutes after receiving... (Continue reading)

Paso Robles man and woman caught in stolen SUV

Paso Robles police arrested a man and a woman after finding them in a stolen SUV Tuesday morning. At approximately 10:38 p.m., a Paso Robles officer spotted a Toyota Sequoia SUV roll through a stop sign at Kiler Canyon Road... (Continue reading)

Mother to combat Paso Robles drug problem after son finds needle

Infuriated by her young son apparently getting pricked by a needled at a city park, a Paso Robles mother is launching a crusade against Paso Robles’ “heroin epidemic.” On Nov. 11, Desirae De Hoyos and a friend brought their sons... (Continue reading)

Paso Robles police arrest man with heroin, stolen checkbook

Following a traffic stop last week, Paso Robles police returned a stolen checkbook to a person whose car was burglarized. During the incident, officers arrested a Paso Robles man who was allegedly in possession of stolen goods, as well as... (Continue reading)

Is SLO County seeking to profit from heroin addicts?

By JOSH FRIEDMAN and KAREN VELIE Amid a growing opioid problem, San Luis Obispo County has announced plans to expand its substance abuse treatment programs. However, critics say the plans are inadequate in that they focus on providing replacement medication rather... (Continue reading)

North County men arrested for drugs and guns

Atascadero police arrested three North County men who were traveling in a car with several guns, about $10,000 worth of narcotics, cash and ammunition. On Monday, an Atascadero police officer conducted a traffic stop on a vehicle on northbound Highway... (Continue reading)

Central Coast counties rank in the top 6 for heroin overdoses

By JOSH FRIEDMAN San Luis Obispo County ranked fourth per capita in heroin overdoses leading to hospitalizations in California in 2015 while Santa Barbara County ranked sixth, according to statistics from the California Office of Statewide Health Planning and Development.... (Continue reading)



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