Articles Tagged With ‘police standoff’




Man fires shots in SLO home, prompting SWAT team standoff

A 55-year-old man ran through the street screaming before firing shots inside a San Luis Obispo home early Thursday morning, according to SLOPD. After officers arrived at the home, an approximately five-hour standoff ensued before the man was eventually arrested.... (Continue reading)

Santa Barbara deputies kill manhunt suspect

Santa Barbara County Sheriff’s shot and killed a 26-year-old man who “advanced” on them with a knife. The shooting culminated a more than three-hour manhunt in which Bryan Carreno was reportedly hallucinating and running in and out of houses. Sheriff’s... (Continue reading)

Did Santa Maria police set a suspect’s house on fire?

The Santa Maria Police Department SWAT team put an end to a multi-hour standoff by firing chemical agents into a domestic violence suspect’s home. Shortly after the chemicals were deployed, the house caught on fire, according to the police department.... (Continue reading)

Nipomo man arrested after 11-hour standoff

After a Nipomo man allegedly beat his wife, he barricaded himself in his home during an 11-hour standoff with San Luis Obispo County Sheriff’s deputies. The suspect, who was reportedly armed with a knife, remained closed up inside his house... (Continue reading)

Lompoc man arrested for shooting, standoff

Lompoc police arrested a man Saturday after he shot another man in the face with a pellet gun and then barricaded himself in a residence. Shortly after 3 p.m., officers responding to a report of gunshots in the 500 block... (Continue reading)

Paso Robles man threatens to stab officers

Police arrested a Paso Robles man after he allegedly threatened to stab several police officers with a knife during a tense standoff on Friday evening, police said. Shortly after 8 p.m., Joseph Paramo-Panos, 29, kicked in the door of his... (Continue reading)

Man in distress fires shots in Atascadero

An Atascadero man in emotional distress fired shots when police arrived at his home on Sunday. Officers arrested him after an approximately two and a half hour standoff. [KSBY] Early Sunday morning, Atascadero police responded to the man’s apartment on... (Continue reading)

Grover Beach man beats woman with shotgun

Grover Beach police arrested a man early Friday morning for striking a woman in the head with the butt-end of a shotgun. Johnny Luther Renfro, 65, struck a 48-year-old woman several times in the head and torso with a loaded... (Continue reading)