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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SLO County Sheriff’s K9 attacks officer

By JOSH FRIEDMAN and KAREN VELIE A San Luis Obispo Sheriff’s Department K9 tasked with catching a fleeing car thief in Arroyo Grande attacked a California Highway Patrol officer on Tuesday who, too, was pursuing the suspect. Officers then charged... (Continue reading)

Monterey County robbery suspects arrested in Atascadero

Suspects from a Monterey County roadside robbery were arrested Tuesday at an Atascadero motel. On Monday evening in the town of Chualar, which is about 10 miles southeast of Salinas, a 16-year-old girl flagged down a man while he was... (Continue reading)

Parkinson wants a sheriff’s substation in Nipomo

San Luis Obispo County Sheriff Ian Parkinson is calling for the county to open a sheriff’s substation in Nipomo. [KCOY] On Tuesday night, Parkinson hosted a town hall meeting in Nipomo, where residents raised numerous concerns about crime and public... (Continue reading)

Child abuse charges filed against three police officers

The San Luis Obispo County District Attorney’s Office filed child abuse charges against three officers who allegedly mistreated teens at a boot camp held at Camp San Luis Obispo in May. Prosecutors filed multiple counts of battery, cruelty to a... (Continue reading)

Shots fired during Los Osos family feud

San Luis Obispo County Sheriff’s deputies responded to a report of shots being fired in Los Osos Tuesday evening and found two individuals who had been engaged in a family dispute. At approximately 9:13 p.m., deputies headed to the 800... (Continue reading)

Former Tribune columnist Bill Morem dead at 63

William F. Morem, formerly a longtime reporter, editor and columnist for The San Luis Obispo Tribune, died at 63. [Tribune] Sheriff’s personnel found Morem dead inside his Los Osos home Monday. The U.S. Postal Service asked the sheriff’s office to... (Continue reading)

Dead perpetrator in Los Osos hatchet attack identified

The San Luis Obispo County Sheriff’s Office has identified the man who attacked a woman with a hatchet and then committed suicide as Kelly Neal Turnpin, a 25-year-old Los Osos resident. On Friday evening, Turnpin attacked a 58-year-old woman with... (Continue reading)

Apparent suicide follows ax attack in Los Osos

A man reportedly committed suicide after attacking a woman with an ax in a Los Osos home Wednesday evening. The man is believed to be in his 20s, and the woman is 58 years old, according to the San Luis... (Continue reading)

Sheriff deputy rescues woman trapped underwater

A San Luis Obispo County Sheriff’s deputy rescued a 50-year-old Santa Maria woman Saturday who was trapped under a capsized watercraft at Lopez lake, according to a sheriff’s department press release. Shortly after 1 p.m., deputy Matthew Shields and a... (Continue reading)

K9 sniffs contraband in Nipomo man’s truck

With the help of a K9, San Luis Obispo County Sheriff’s deputies found a stolen pistol, heroin, methamphetamine and counterfeit cash in a Nipomo man’s pickup truck. Around 11:30 p.m. Tuesday, deputies saw a driver on Highway 101 whom they... (Continue reading)



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