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 man suspected of car theft

A Santa Margarita man led San Luis Obispo County Sheriff deputies on a high-speed chase in a stolen car on Friday. At about 10:26 a.m., deputies spotted a Volvo SUV which had been reported stolen the previous day out of... (Continue reading)

Is Adam Hill crying wolf?

By KAREN VELIE San Luis Obispo County Supervisor Adam Hill says he’s getting death threats and as a result is being protected by the sheriff’s department. Hill has sent multiple emails describing the threats and posting photos of sheriff’s department... (Continue reading)

Man in distress fires shots in Atascadero

An Atascadero man in emotional distress fired shots when police arrived at his home on Sunday. Officers arrested him after an approximately two and a half hour standoff. [KSBY] Early Sunday morning, Atascadero police responded to the man’s apartment on... (Continue reading)

Oceano man arrested in drug raid follow-up

Eight months after officers searched his home during a drug raid targeting a family narcotics business, authorities arrested an Oceano man on weapons and marijuana-related charges. In  April, FBI agents, CHP officers and San Luis Obispo County Sheriff’s deputies conducted... (Continue reading)

Disturbing details revealed in Paso Robles killing

By KAREN VELIE An argument over the size of a medical marijuana growing operation took place before the shooting death of 34-year-old Benjamin Derrel Terra on Nov. 14. Sheriff’s deputies arrested Nicole Honair Luxor, 61, in connection with the killing... (Continue reading)

County shuts down illegal gambling in Oceano and Nipomo

Two gambling operations were shut down this week after San Luis Obispo County officials determined they were operating illegally. After receiving multiple complaints of drug use and prostitution in the area around the Cyber Wave Cafe’s at 1945 Front Street... (Continue reading)

Motorcyclist busted for meth in Grover Beach

The San Luis Obispo County Sheriff’s Gang Task Force arrested a an alleged violent gang member Monday after he was spotted riding his motorcycle in Grover Beach. Gang task force officers had reason to believe 42-year-old Jason Robert McMaster was... (Continue reading)

SLO County inmate escapes work program

Authorities are searching for a 5 foot 2 inch tall man who escaped custody Monday by walking and riding away from his daily work program at Camp San Luis Obispo. The inmate was last seen riding a gray BMX cycle,... (Continue reading)

San Miguel man allegedly molested girls as young as 1

A 58-year-old San Miguel man, whom deputies arrested earlier this month on child molestation charges, allegedly molested a total of at least 12 girls. The victims ranged in age from one to 12 years old, according to the San Luis... (Continue reading)

Oceano man slit wife’s throat in front of child

A 27-year-old Oceano man slit his wife’s throat while she was sleeping in a bed with the couple’s 3-year-old son, according to court testimony. [Tribune] Humberto Jacobo Chavez killed his wife, Patricia Jacobo, 26, at their Oceano home on the... (Continue reading)