Articles Tagged With ‘Morro Bay Police Department’




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Marijuana grow sparks house fire in Morro Bay

An electrical malfunction at a Morro Bay marijuana grow on Monday sparked a fire that destroyed a garage and damaged two homes, according to the city’s fire department. The fire broke out at approximately 2:13 a.m. in a garage in... (Continue reading)

Fleeing couple caught in Fresno after evading officers in SLO County

A 25-year-old man who had felony warrants out for his arrest in Fresno County and a pregnant girlfriend at his side led officers on a high-speed chase from Morro Bay to Atascadero on Wednesday. The fleeing couple managed to evade... (Continue reading)

Burglars break into Morro Bay pharmacy

Morro Bay police are searching for a man and woman who broke into a pharmacy Monday morning. The burglary occurred around 6:15 a.m. Officers arrived at the scene after an alarm went off, but they did not manage to locate... (Continue reading)

Morro Bay sex offender missing

A convicted child molester and a registered sex offender has disappeared, and Morro Bay police are turning to the public for help locating the man. John Joseph Garcia Jr. was living in the 700 block of Morro Bay Boulevard. Garcia... (Continue reading)

Morro Bay hires new chief after dropping police outsourcing plan

Months after dropping a plan to disband its police department, the city of Morro Bay has selected a new police chief. Gregory Allen, currently the acting police chief of the Salinas Valley city of Greenfield, served more than 30 years... (Continue reading)

Morro Bay city manager searching for another job

Morro Bay City Manager David Buckingham applied for a job in a Montana city of approximately 7,000 people and is now a finalist for the position. Buckingham has spent a little more than two years as Morro Bay’s top executive.... (Continue reading)

Man’s body found near Morro Rock identified

Authorities have identified a body found in the water near Morro Rock Saturday morning as that of Raymond Garland Reade, 74. Reade was a resident of Los Osos. The San Luis Obispo County coroner ruled Reade’s death a suicide based... (Continue reading)

Morro Bay sex offender arrested for murder

A registered sex offender from Morro Bay is in jail for allegedly murdering his father at their home at 419 Napa Avenue. On Friday, Morro Bay police officers arrested William Joel Schonberger, 22, for allegedly killing a 59-year-old relative at... (Continue reading)

Man’s body found in Morro Bay waters

A man in his 50s was pronounced dead Saturday morning after his body was found in the water near Morro Rock. Morro Bay police said the death does not appear to be suspicious. Shortly before 9 a.m., Morro Bay police... (Continue reading)

Lypps acquitted of killing his wife in formerly cold Morro Bay case

Following a cold case DNA discovery and twists and turns in court, a Morro Bay murder case ended Monday without a conviction. A San Luis Obispo County jury found Nipomo man James Lypps not guilty of murdering his wife at... (Continue reading)



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