Articles Tagged With ‘San Luis Obispo Police Department’




Thieves snatch $1,000 in electronics from the Target in SLO

A pair of thieves made a break out the emergency exit of the San Luis Obispo Target store Sunday night while stealing $1,000 worth of electronics, SLO Police Chief Deanna Cantrell announced in a tweet. [Cal Coast Times] At about... (Continue reading)

Man with meth offered candy to school children

Paso Robles police arrested a 43-year-old man on Friday who allegedly offered a group of children at Georgia Brown Elementary School candy. [Cal Coast Times] Shortly before 8 a.m., the school children reported a man had offered them candy. Officers... (Continue reading)

Murder defendant was meeting Kristen Marti for paid sex

The man accused of murdering 26-year-old San Luis Obispo woman Kristen Marti was a john who was meeting the victim for paid sex on the day she disappeared, according to police testimony delivered Wednesday. [KSBY] During a preliminary hearing in... (Continue reading)

SLO bicycle thief facing 7 years in prison

A thief who got caught breaking into a San Luis Obispo home and stealing a bicycle faces up to seven years in prison, according to the SLO County District Attorney’s Office. A jury convicted Cole Benjamin Malone of burglary on... (Continue reading)

SLO police officers looking for wallet thieves

San Luis Obispo police officers are looking for two people suspected of stealing the wallet of a person shopping at a store on Froom Ranch in San Luis Obispo on Sept. 19. [Cal Coast Times] Following the wallet theft, a... (Continue reading)

SLO police help expose Apple Store robbery scheme

Crediting the San Luis Obispo Police Department with having initiated the statewide investigation, the California Attorney General’s Office announced Thursday that it has charged 17 individuals over a robbery scheme targeting Apple retail stores that resulted in the loss of... (Continue reading)

SLO man sentenced to 20 years for stalking and criminal threats

A San Luis Obispo man was sentenced on Tuesday to 20 years in prison for stalking a woman in person and on social media. [Cal Coast Times] During the summer and spring of 2016, Michael Sidney Smith, 50, followed a... (Continue reading)

SLO police chief under fire for incriminating tweet

By KAREN VELIE San Luis Obispo Police Chief Deanna Cantrell’s Twitter page has brought a lot of people deemed suspects into the center of attention. The most recent is a long-time city business owner who the chief’s Twitter page listed... (Continue reading)

Man passes counterfeit bills at San Luis Obispo gas station

San Luis Obispo police are searching for a man who is suspected of passing two counterfeit $20 bills on Friday at the Chevron gas station on Broad Street in San Luis Obispo. The man was caught on surveillance footage. [Cal... (Continue reading)

Man found dead after being hit by train in SLO

A man who was said to be lying on the railroad tracks was struck and possibly killed by a train in San Luis Obispo on Wednesday. [Cal Coast Times] At about 10:25 a.m., a train struck a white man in... (Continue reading)