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/



Greg Clayton to challenge Ian Parkinson in sheriff’s race

Retired San Luis Obispo police officer and long time private investigator Greg Clayton announced Friday that he is running against San Luis Obispo County Sheriff Ian Parkinson for the county’s top law enforcement seat. [Cal Coast Times] Following the death... (Continue reading)

California Valley shooting victims identified

The San Luis Obispo County Sheriff’s Office has identified a father and son who lived at a previously large marijuana grow site as the victims of a deadly shooting at a California Valley home on Monday. [Cal Coast Times] Shortly... (Continue reading)

Two men murdered at California Valley marijuana grow site

San Luis Obispo County Sheriff deputies are investigating the shooting deaths of two men whose bodies were found at a marijuana grow site in the California on Monday.  Deputies also discovered a gun near the bodies. [Cal Coast Times] Edward... (Continue reading)

Paso Robles teens rob Los Osos teen during drug deal

San Luis Obispo County sheriff deputies arrested three Paso Robles teens for allegedly robbing a Los Osos teen at gun point during a drug deal on Friday. Earlier, the 17-year-old Los Osos boy had contacted the Paso Robles teens to... (Continue reading)

Templeton girl thwarts kidnapping attempt

San Luis Obispo County Sheriff’s deputies are searching for a man who tried to kidnap a 9-year-old girl at a playground inside a mobile home park on the 1200 block of Bennet Way in Templeton on Saturday. [Cal Coast Times]... (Continue reading)

SLO sheriff hires full-time coroner to replace embattled examiner

The San Luis Obispo County Sheriff’s Office has replaced its embattled medical examiner with a full-time forensic pathologist who is moving to the Central Coast. Over the last couple years, former SLO County medical examiner Gary Walter came under scrutiny... (Continue reading)

Pismo Beach man busted again for selling drugs

  Nearly one year to the day after a Pismo Beach man was arrested for hit-and-run and selling prescription pills, he was arrested again, this time during a narcotics raid. On Sept. 1, the San Luis Obispo County Sheriff’s Narcotics... (Continue reading)

Woman kidnapped outside SLO bar

A Lompoc man allegedly picked up a woman off Higuera Street in San Luis Obispo early Monday morning by naming two of her friends and telling the victim that they had asked him to take her to a friend’s house.... (Continue reading)

SLO County coroner’s findings questioned again

San Luis Obispo County’s embattled medical examiner has again come under scrutiny for a questionable cause of death ruling, this time pertaining to a young woman he says died of an LSD overdose. Over the last couple years, CalCoastNews reported... (Continue reading)

Couple with dead body may have had plans to bury it in Big Sur

The San Luis Obispo County Sheriff’s Office says the Bakersfield couple that was caught transporting a dead body inside their SUV may have had plans to bury the deceased man in the Big Sur area. On Tuesday, deputies found the... (Continue reading)