Articles Tagged With ‘San Luis Obispo County Bomb Task Force’

Bomb squad called out to suspicious device in Arroyo Grande

By JOSH FRIEDMAN The San Luis Obispo County bomb squad came out to Arroyo Grande early Thursday morning to investigate a suspicious device that detectives eventually determined posed no risk to the public.  At about 4:30 a.m., a person reported... (Continue reading)

Mortar round found in SLO dumpster

The bomb squad came out to a San Luis Obispo shopping center Monday morning and found a mortar round in a dumpster behind Starbucks. [KSBY] Shortly after 6 a.m., the trash company reported a suspicious device to the San Luis... (Continue reading)

San Gabriel Elementary School remains closed

San Gabriel Elementary School in Atascadero remains closed indefinitely as investigators continue to look into threatening letters and a suspicious object left on the school grounds between the end of the school day on Thursday and Friday morning. Classes for... (Continue reading)

Bomb squad removes pressure cooker from SLO sidewalk

The San Luis Obispo Police Department called in the bomb squad Saturday night to remove a pressure cooker someone left setting in front of the Del Monte Café on Santa Barbara Street. At about 8:30 p.m., a passerby spotted the... (Continue reading)

Son burned, father arrested in Morro Bay pyro mishap

San Luis Obispo County Sheriff’s deputies arrested a Grover Beach man after a homemade pyrotechnic device burned his 13-year-old son. Around 10:15 a.m. Sunday, deputies responded to a report that a powder flare discharged and injured a juvenile on Canet... (Continue reading)

Explosion reported at Morro Bay Power Plant

The Morro Bay Police Department received several reports of an explosion at the recently closed Morro Bay Power Plant Sunday night. [KSBY] Individuals reported hearing an explosion and seeing a flash and smoke near the front of the power plant... (Continue reading)

Bomb squad removes dildo from downtown SLO

What happens when someone leaves a dildo wrapped in black electrical tape on a street in San Luis Obispo? Roads are closed and it is removed by the bomb task force robot. On New Year’s Eve, a pedestrian spotted the... (Continue reading)

Homemade bomb found in downtown SLO

A device the San Luis Obispo County Bomb Task Force removed from outside a downtown San Luis Obispo business on Sept. 11 appears to have been a homemade bomb. Police discovered what appeared to be gunpowder and fourteen firecrackers in... (Continue reading)

Bomb task force removes device from downtown SLO

The San Luis Obispo County Bomb Task Force removed a suspicious device from outside a downtown San Luis Obispo business Wednesday morning. Gardeners working at Obispo Wealth Management on the corner of Chorro and Pacific streets found an object that... (Continue reading)