Articles Tagged With ‘juvenile suspects’

Santa Barbara County deputies catch teen with gun in school zone

By JOSH FRIEDMAN Santa Barbara County deputies on Wednesday arrested a juvenile for possession of a firearm in a school zone. At about 12:30 p.m., Community Resource Deputy Dickey was visiting the Carpinteria High School campus when administrators reported a... (Continue reading)

Lompoc police catch teen with loaded gun after foot chase

By JOSH FRIEDMAN Lompoc police officers caught two teens who were spray painting graffiti on Sunday, one of whom was allegedly in possession of a loaded gun. An officer witnessed two 17-year-old Hispanic boys spray painting gang related graffiti on... (Continue reading)

Arroyo Grande Police arrest three teens for robbery, assault

By JOSH FRIEDMAN Arroyo Grande police officers arrested three teens for allegedly robbing four other juveniles on Friday evening. Shortly before 7 p.m., three suspects robbed four juveniles in the area of N. Courtland and E. Grand avenues, according to... (Continue reading)

Teen with knife stands off with deputies in Santa Barbara grocery aisle

An incident of teens shoplifting from a grocery store on Wednesday morphed into a police chase in and out of a supermarket and an hour-long stand off with an armed teenager. Shortly after 7 p.m., a group of juveniles were... (Continue reading)

Templeton robbery defendant evades adult court

Stating that 17-year-old Wyatt Douglas Warnars is unsophisticated and “the poster child for a juvenile delinquent,” San Luis Obispo Judge John Trice ruled the teen should be tried as a minor for his role in the Templeton home invasion robbery... (Continue reading)

Mexican rape victim sentenced for murdering her baby in California

A teenage female illegal immigrant who was raped and impregnated in Mexico on her journey to California received a prison sentence of 10 years to life on Wednesday for killing her newborn daughter. [Fresno Bee] Gloria Santos Mendoza, 19, left... (Continue reading)

Teen on trial for killing her baby claims pregnancy denial

A 15-year-old Santa Maria girl did not murder her newborn baby; rather the infant died as a result of  the teen’s pregnancy denial, a defense attorney is arguing. [KSBY] The teen’s murder trial began this week in Santa Maria juvenile... (Continue reading)

Suspect in Pismo Beach stabbing and carjacking is 17

The man accused of a violent a violent carjacking and stabbing in Pismo Beach last weekend is 17 years old. Police are withholding the teen’s name. [Tribune] Shortly after 7 p.m. on Saturday, a 36-year-old man was leaving Coco’s Restaurant... (Continue reading)

California gang database rife with errors

Law enforcement agencies entered the names of 42 people in a state gang database when the alleged gangsters were under 2 years old, according to findings of a recent audit. The audit revealed that the CalGang database contained numerous errors,... (Continue reading)

Teen smashes liquor store windows, steals cigarettes

A 14-year-old boy smashed windows at two Paso Robles liquor stores Monday night, and burglarized one of the businesses, according to the city’s police department. However, the teen walked away without any alcohol, opting to snatch cigarettes instead. Officers caught... (Continue reading)