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.
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Detectives discover 4,111 marijuana plants at Nipomo property

The San Luis Obispo County Sheriff’s narcotics unit found 4,111 marijuana plants while searching a property in Nipomo Tuesday. Detectives arrested two men but failed to catch three others who ran away. At about 9 a.m., the narcotics unit served... (Continue reading)

California Lands Commission set to rule on Diablo Canyon leases

The California Lands Commission is expected to rule Tuesday on whether or not to extend tidelands leases for PG&E’s cooling system at Diablo Canyon nuclear power plant. If the Lands Commission were to deny PG&E’s request to extend the leases,... (Continue reading)

SLO sheriff to expand gang task force

The San Luis Obispo County Board of Supervisors allocated more than $230,000 to add two deputies to the Sheriff’s Gang Task Force. Sheriff Ian Parkinson says gangs from Santa Maria, as well as Monterey and Kern counties, are moving into... (Continue reading)

Military units find large marijuana grow

Camp San Luis Obispo military units discovered a field of 7,406 marijuana plants while performing training exercises near the border of their property and the Los Padres National Forest on Wednesday. Military personnel then contacted the San Luis Obispo County... (Continue reading)

Arroyo Grande burglar wavers between fleeing and confessing

An Arroyo Grande teen who botched a home burglary Thursday could not make up his mind whether to run away or confess to the crime. The teen ran out of time to flee and ended up getting tackled by three... (Continue reading)

Sheriff creates 24/7 surveillance zones in Shandon, San Miguel

The San Luis Obispo County Sheriff’s Office has installed surveillance cameras in Shandon and San Miguel with the hope they will deter crime. A sign in San Miguel now warns pedestrians and drivers that they are entering a 24/7 surveillance... (Continue reading)

Panga boat with passengers spotted off SLO County coast

A San Luis Obispo County resident spotted what appeared to be a panga boat loaded with passengers off the coast between Cayucos and Harmony. The witness did not report the sighting until several days later, and authorities failed to locate the... (Continue reading)

Man dies in Memorial Day ATV crash near Nacimiento Lake

A 30-year-old San Diego man died in an ATV accident Monday near Nacimiento Lake. Authorities have identified the man as Joshua Anthony Buttitta. Shortly after 12 p.m., Buttitta was driving a Yamaha Rhinoa, failed to navigate a turn on a... (Continue reading)

Nipomo man facing child rape charges

San Luis Obispo County Sheriff deputies arrested a Nipomo man this week for allegedly raping a child under the age of 10 years old. On Thursday, deputies received information that Angel Manuel Ponce, 22, had repeatedly sexually molested a young... (Continue reading)

Santa Margarita home searched for evidence of a homicide

San Luis Obispo County Sheriff detectives searched a home Wednesday on the 2200 block of I Street in Santa Margarita looking for evidence about a missing man who officers suspect is a victim of foul play. On Feb. 26, Jared... (Continue reading)