Articles Tagged With ‘hit-and-run’

Capps fires aide arrested for hit and run

Congresswoman Lois Capps fired a Santa Barbara district staff aide who is accused of critically injuring a woman in a felony DUI and hit and run Friday. [KCOY] Santa Barbara police arrested Raymond Morua, 32, after he allegedly struck a... (Continue reading)

Capps’ aide arrested for hit and run

An aide to Congresswoman Lois Capps allegedly critically injured a women in a hit and run incident Friday. Shortly after midnight, Raymond Morua, 32, struck the 27-year-old woman in Santa Barbara, police said. After glancing at the woman, he drove... (Continue reading)

Shandon man pleads not guilty to vehicular manslaughter

A man who is charged with causing the death of a Bakersfield couple in a fatal hit-and-run last week in Shandon pled not guilty Wednesday to vehicular manslaughter. [Tribune] Vicente Muniz Montes, 38, allegedly told the police that he fled... (Continue reading)

Couple killed in Shandon hit-and-run identified

The California Highway Patrol has identified the couple killed in a fatal hit-and-run Saturday in Shandon as Charles Massara, 69, and Irene Massara, 68, of Bakersfield. [KSBY] The Massaras died Saturday after a Shandon man driving a Jeep under the... (Continue reading)

Two arrested in fatal hit-and-run

Sheriff’s deputies captured two men fleeing from the scene of a fatal hit-and-run incident Saturday in Shandon after an intensive air and ground search. Vincente Muniz Montes, 38, of Shandon, is reported by officials to have been driving a 1994... (Continue reading)

Women killed on Highway 154 high on drugs

Law enforcement officials have confirmed that the two women who were struck and killed on Highway 154 had a variety of narcotics in their systems at the time of their deaths. [Noozhawk] Sara Ornelas, 54, of Santa Barbara, and Barbara... (Continue reading)

CHP investigators discover video of hit and run vehicle

California Highway Patrol investigators have discovered surveillance footage of the truck involved in a hit and run that injured a San Luis Obispo Police officer on Monday morning. Investigators identified the pickup that crashed into the back of San Luis... (Continue reading)

Driver crashes into SLO police cruiser and flees

San Luis Obispo Police said a man crashed into the back of a police cruiser before fleeing northbound on Highway 101 Monday at about 6:15 a.m. Shortly after Sgt. Jeff Booth entered the highway from the Prado Road on-ramp, an... (Continue reading)

Woman arrested in fatal Nipomo hit-and-run

California Highway Patrol officers tracked down the alleged driver of a Toyota Prius who crashed into and killed a man walking on the shoulder of a Nipomo road. [SLO Tribune] Officers arrested Marie M. Coyner, 23, Tuesday evening on suspicion... (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)