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/



Deputy’s DUI arrest leads to allegations of favoritism

UPDATE: Sheriff’s spokesman Tony Cipolla said deputy Jim Fellows is facing a temporary suspension from the department following his trial. The department also detailed its reasons for retaining an officer arrested while on probation. By KAREN VELIE A San Luis... (Continue reading)

Nipomo package thief caught on camera, then arrested

A social media-powered manhunt for a South County package thief led to the arrest of an Arroyo Grande woman and some celebratory Facebook posts by a Nipomo father. Kevin Beck ordered a lego package from Amazon for his young son.... (Continue reading)

Arroyo Grande man admits to hitting roommate in head with wrench

A 69-year-old Arroyo Grande man admitted to hitting his roommate in the head with a wrench last month, according to the San Luis Obispo County Sheriff’s Office. Sheriff’s officials have charged the man with attempted murder. [KSBY] On Oct. 5... (Continue reading)

Election tensions surface in SLO County

On an Election Day in which tensions boiled over in some parts of the United States, a few minor disruptions to voting took place in San Luis Obispo County. In Southern California, a deadly gun battle broke out near a... (Continue reading)

Alleged victims say Paul Flores is a sexual predator

The Arroyo Grande Police Department had the opportunity to arrest Paul Flores for rape prior to the disappearance of Kristin Smart; a retired FBI agent believes Smart’s remains were once buried at the home of Flores’ mother; and four accusers... (Continue reading)

Armed robber hits San Miguel gas station

Days following a pair of armed robberies at Atascadero and Paso Robles gas stations, a man with a gun robbed a San Miguel Chevron station. As with the last robbery, authorities describe the suspect as a man who is 6... (Continue reading)

Deputies lose track of suspect in South County car chase

A man who was sought in a reported domestic disturbance managed to successfully flee San Luis Obispo County Sheriff’s deputies on Sunday. Sheriff’s officials are still looking for the suspect. Around noon, deputies responded to a suspected domestic disturbance near... (Continue reading)

Tobacco sting nets 10 violations

During the past few weeks, deputies sent underage decoys to 48 San Luis Obispo County businesses to test if clerks would sell to customers under 21 years of age. The decoys weren’t trying to buy alcohol, as of June the... (Continue reading)

Santa Margarita home searched for evidence of a murder

For a second time this year, San Luis Obispo County Sheriff detectives searched a home on the 2200 block of I Street in Santa Margarita looking for evidence about a missing man who officers suspect is a victim of a... (Continue reading)

Nipomo woman gets year in jail for abusing terminally ill daughter

A Nipomo optometrist has received a one-year jail sentence for abusing her terminally ill adult daughter, whom hospital workers reportedly found covered in urine and feces. Despite pleading no contest to a felony count, Susanne Wilch Krout maintains her innocence... (Continue reading)