Articles Tagged With ‘San Luis Obispo County Jail’




ASH employees violently assaulted

An Atascadero State Hospital patient spent the night in San Luis Obispo County Jail following a violent assault on two ASH employees that left one in the hospital. Two psychology technicians were attempting to break up an altercation involving two... (Continue reading)

Two guns and two kids taken in cocaine bust

The sheriff’s Narcotics Task Force arrested a Grover Beach man Thursday who had 200 grams of cocaine inside his home. Officers searched the home of Abel Olivo, 30, on Atlantic City Avenue and found the cocaine, valued at about $7,000,... (Continue reading)

Pair robs SLO gas station

San Luis Obispo police arrested a man and woman for robbing a Shell gas station Sunday night. Police received a call around 11:25 p.m. Sunday saying that a man entered the Shell station at 296 Santa Rosa St., signaled that... (Continue reading)

Inmate slashes deputy with razor blade

An inmate at the San Luis Obispo County Jail attacked a correctional officer with a razor blade on Monday following an altercation with deputies. Atascadero State Hospital patient Jimmy Scota Martinez, 41, was transferred to the jail to await trial... (Continue reading)

Fewer bail bonds mean more prisoners

By DANIEL BLACKBURN Fewer San Luis Obispo County arrestees are able to afford bail to get out of jail these days, causing grief for relatives and fiscal woes for local bail bond agents. One other result is an ongoing and... (Continue reading)

Pismo Beach attorney sentenced to probation

The Pismo Beach attorney who plead no contest to charges he embezzled more than a quarter-million dollars from a deceased client’s estate was sentenced to five years probation and ordered to pay restitution on Monday. Judge Barry LaBarbera credited William... (Continue reading)

Woman accused of assaulting two Paso Robles girls

Police arrested a Paso Robles woman on Monday for allegedly restraining, threatening, and assaulting two girls ages 10 and 11 at a house party on Saturday. Eliana Ramirez, 28, was allegedly intoxicated when she entered a bedroom where two girls... (Continue reading)

Flu bug bites at county jail

An outbreak of influenza at San Luis Obispo County Jail has resulted in quarantine of the facility’s west dormitory, the postponement of all court dates for prisoners housed in the west  unit and has forced staff personnel and prisoners to... (Continue reading)

Crowded women’s jail is big lawsuit threat

By RON CRAWFORD A badly overcrowded women’s jail is the result of Sheriff's Department officials' penchant for punishment, a policy that poses for county taxpayers a distinct threat of costly litigation. Repeated warnings from successive San Luis Obispo County grand juries and... (Continue reading)