Articles Tagged With ‘Hoax’

Paso Robles police determine active shooter call a hoax

By KAREN VELIE A caller reported an active shooter at the Allegretto Vineyard Resort in Paso Robles on Wednesday afternoon, a claim officers later determined was a hoax. Shortly before 3 p.m., the caller reported an active shooter event, but... (Continue reading)

False report of active shooter prompts lockdown of Santa Barbara school

By JOSH FRIEDMAN The Santa Barbara County Sheriff’s Office is attempting to determine the person behind a “swatting” call that resulted in the lockdown of a high school campus Monday morning.  At about 10:25 a.m., a 911 caller reported an... (Continue reading)

Former wrestler faked mountain lion attack

A San Luis Obispo man who claimed in a television interview that he snapped the neck of a mountain lion has admitted to fabricating the story. [KSBY] Robin Olson said in a KSBY interview that a mountain lion attacked him... (Continue reading)

SLO man breaks mountain lion’s neck. Or does he?

UPDATE:  Mountain lion attack story determined to be a hoax “Robin Olson of San Luis Obispo claimed he was attacked by a mountain lion Saturday afternoon while hiking in Prefumo Canyon. Upon further investigation, his claim has been determined to... (Continue reading)