Articles Tagged With ‘San Luis Obispo County Sheriff’s Office’


San Luis Obispo County Sheriff – Coroner About Us
Formed in 1850, the San Luis Obispo County Sheriff’s Office is the oldest and largest law enforcement agency in the county, with enforcement covering over 3,200 square miles. In addition to being the primary law enforcement agency for San Luis Obispo County, the Sheriff is responsible for coroner services, the county jail which houses over 500 inmates, the civil division, and special investigations units like the Gang Task Force, Special Problems Unit, Narcotics Unit, Records and Warrants, Sheriff & EMS dispatch facility, Search and Rescue, the Posse Unit, Aero Squadron and Dive Team.

The Mission of the San Luis Obispo County Sheriff’s Office is to protect all life and property and to provide service, security, and safety to the community, as directed by law and moral responsibility.
http://www.slosheriff.org/



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Animal neglect charges filed against former elected official

A former California Valley CSD director whom prosecutors previously accused of lying about where she lived is now charged with felony animal neglect. Authorities seized 11 horses from a rural Santa Margarita property in the... (Continue reading)

Officers chase parolee around South County and on Oceano Dunes

A parolee who is wanted in two counties led multiple law enforcement agencies on a chase around South County and onto the Oceano Dunes on Wednesday. After driving the wrong way on the highway and... (Continue reading)

Arroyo Grande man dies in Nipomo house fire

A 61-year-old Thomas Edward Gingell of Arroyo Grande man died in a Nipomo house fire Sunday morning. Around 7:30 a.m., a fire broke out at a house located at 1885 Pomeroy Road. The fire significantly... (Continue reading)

Man asked to go to hospital before dying in SLO County Jail

A 60-year-old San Luis Obispo man who died in SLO County Jail in April requested to go to the hospital about 45 minutes before he was found dead, according to a newly released coroner’s report.... (Continue reading)

Mans drowns at Lopez Lake after boat capsizes

A 47-year-old Southern California man failed to make it to shore after his boat capsized at Lopez Lake on Thursday afternoon. The man drowned and was later found dead in the lake. Around 2:15 p.m.,... (Continue reading)

Fresno gangsters fracture woman’s skull on Avila Pier

Amid a fight on the Avila Pier Friday evening, a gang member from the Fresno area threw a beer bottle that hit a 20-year-old Merced County woman in the head, fracturing her skull, according to... (Continue reading)

Goleta man dies during dirt bike trip near Pozo

Search and rescue personnel found a 57-year-old Goleta man dead after he was reported missing while dirt biking near Pozo on Sunday. Joseph Dean Echavarria appears to have died of natural causes, according to the... (Continue reading)

School bus driver allegedly molested 9-year-old girl

An Arroyo Grande man who allegedly molested a 9-year-old girl while working as a bus driver for the Lucia Mar Unified School District was arrested on Wednesday. Last week, the San Luis Obispo County Sheriff’s... (Continue reading)

Shot fired into family home in San Miguel

At least one shot was fired into a San Miguel family’s home on Monday while two adults and three children were inside. [KSBY] Shortly before 9 p.m., the shot was fired into the home on... (Continue reading)

Recently deported Nipomo murder suspect released from jail, then re-arrested

The 24-year-old Nipomo man who was arrested for murdering his girlfriend less than a year after he was deported to Mexico was released from San Luis Obispo County Jail on an apparent technicality. Deputies then... (Continue reading)



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