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/



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)

Los Osos man arrested for distributing child porn

San Luis Obispo County Sheriff’s detectives arrested a Los Osos man Thursday who allegedly had thousands of photos and videos of pre-pubescent children engaged in sexual acts. Acting on information they had received about child pornography being downloaded and distributed... (Continue reading)

Deputies search for man harassing women in rural Arroyo Grande

San Luis Obispo County Sheriff’s deputies are searching for an overweight Filipino or Hispanic man who followed two women while driving in rural Arroyo Grande on Monday. The suspect reportedly asked one of the females what she would do if... (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)

Nipomo nursery growing 52,000 marijuana plants

By KAREN VELIE Almost a dozen deputies served a search warrant at the Clearwater Nursery in Nipomo last month and discovered approximately 52,000 marijuana plants worth about $104 million at $2,000 a plant. Nevertheless, nursery staff provided the deputies with... (Continue reading)

Deputies catch three of four thieves in North County chase

Four suspects fleeing San Luis Obispo County Sheriff’s deputies in a stolen vehicle fled by foot after crashing the car in a rural Paso Robles riverbed. Several law enforcement agencies teamed up to catch the suspects, but one of the... (Continue reading)

Surfer dude steals bags, runs toward Pirate’s Cove

A man wearing Hawaiian-style flowered board shorts, a black hat and no shirt smashed a car window, stole two bags and took off running in the direction of Pirate’s Cove on Saturday afternoon. Sheriff’s deputies tracked down the thief, but... (Continue reading)

CHP conducts DUI checkpoint following Pozo Saloon concert

The California Highway Patrol, in conjunction with the San Luis Obispo County Sheriff’s Office, conducted a DUI and driver’s license checkpoint Saturday night in Santa Margarita. Authorities stopped drivers as they were leaving a concert at the Pozo Saloon. CHP... (Continue reading)

Man kills himself with razor in SLO County Jail

A 36-year-old Paso Robles man used a razor given to him by county jail staff to commit suicide, according to the San Luis Obispo County Sheriff’s Office. Correctional deputies found Jordan Benjamin Turner unresponsive inside his cell early Tuesday morning,... (Continue reading)