Articles Tagged With ‘Knives’




Family of man killed by police files claim against Santa Maria

Family members of a 31-year-old man who was shot and killed last month by Santa Maria police officers have filed a claim against the city. The family is seeking $3 million in damages and mandatory training for officers on handling... (Continue reading)

Woman with machete barricades herself inside motorhome, sets it on fire

A reportedly suicidal Santa Barbara County woman barricaded herself inside her motorhome on Wednesday, set the home on fire, brandished a machete and instructed deputies to shoot her. Shortly before 11 a.m. Wednesday, a man called 911 to report that... (Continue reading)

Good Samaritans rescue an Oceano woman from violent assailant

While an Oceano woman’s 2-year-old son watched, a 55-year-old man grabbed the mother by the throat, punched her, forced her to the ground and held a knife to her throat. At approximately 3 p.m. the Oceano woman returned to her... (Continue reading)

SLO homeless man arrested for stabbing another transient

San Luis Obispo police arrested a 27-year-old man who stabbed a 22-year-old man following an argument early Wednesday morning. Police describe both the suspect and victim as transients from San Luis Obispo. Around 12:30 a.m., officers responded to a report... (Continue reading)

Homeless man stabbed in San Luis Obispo

A man suffered multiple stab wounds but survived after an early morning argument turned violent in San Luis Obispo on Wednesday. Police are still searching for the stabbing suspect. [KSBY] Around 12:30 a.m., two men were engaged in an argument... (Continue reading)

Santa Barbara officer stops racially-charged knife attack

A Hispanic man attacked an African American homeless man with a knife while yelling racial slurs Tuesday evening in Santa Barbara. After an off-duty officer broke up the incident, the attacker told police that he thought the homeless man had... (Continue reading)

Ax-wielding man attacks campers, officer fight back

An ax-wielding man attacked fellow campers, officers and a firefighter during a Saturday rampage at the Santa Ynez River Recreation Area in Santa Barbara County. At about 3:45 p.m., callers reported a fellow camper was combative and appeared to be... (Continue reading)

Virgin Mary vandal threatens SLO officer with a knife

A transient who once tried to burn down a statue of the Virgin Mary at the San Luis Obispo Mission threatened a police officer with a knife Wednesday evening. The confrontation followed another alleged act of vandalism. Around 8 p.m.,... (Continue reading)

San Miguel teen stabbing gang related

Participants in the stabbing of a 15-year-old boy at San Miguel Park Monday afternoon are providing contradictory and conflicting information to San Luis Obispo County Sheriff’s deputies. Investigators believe the assault was gang related. Investigators  questioned an 18-year-old suspect at... (Continue reading)

Officers searching for double-homicide suspect in Paso Robles

Paso Robles police are looking for a man suspected of killing a mother and daughter in Clovis early Saturday morning, police said. Shortly before 4 a.m., Clovis police responded to reports of a stabbing and found the bodies of Judith... (Continue reading)