Articles Tagged With ‘San Luis Obispo Police Department’




SLO man attempts to kill his father in Los Osos

A San Luis Obispo man, who once brought an arms cache to a local bank, fired shots into his father’s Los Osos home early Tuesday morning, allegedly in attempt to kill him. Shortly before 4 a.m., Turner Lee Newman, 23,... (Continue reading)

Report sex offender on Craigslist, win cash prize

The San Luis Obispo Police Department and SLO County nonprofit Crime Stoppers have issued a cash reward to a tipster who reported a Craigslist post containing a photograph of a man’s genitalia and a message soliciting “young girls” for sexual... (Continue reading)

Porn leads to SLO Target evacuation

Employees at the San Luis Obispo Target evacuated customers Friday afternoon after they were unable to turn off a porn audio clip that was playing throughout the store. Shortly after 11 a.m., someone managed to overrun the store’s PA system... (Continue reading)

Conspiracy theorist attacks banks, police and top corporation

Armed with a sling shot and metal balls, a 26-year-old Morro Bay man allegedly opened fire on the windows of 11 bank buildings, as well as the San Luis Obispo Apple Store and the Morro Bay Police Department, during two recent... (Continue reading)

Bomb threat at Mustang Village

Renters at Mustang Village Apartments in San Luis Obispo were evacuated Tuesday after the complex received a bomb threat. Shortly before noon, employees at the off campus Cal Poly student housing complex knocked on 514 apartment doors and ordered residents... (Continue reading)

Felon with a gun runs and hides from SLO police

A felon allegedly carrying a 40 caliber handgun outran San Luis Obispo police officers, but did not manage to hide from them for long. Around 10 a.m. Friday, the police department received a call about a man with a gun... (Continue reading)

Los Osos DUI driver hit, killed pedestrian

An elderly pedestrian who was struck by a Los Osos man in San Luis Obispo on Friday, was removed from life support and died peacefully Monday evening. Shortly before 6 p.m. on Friday, Dennis Whittinghill, 63, of Los Osos, was... (Continue reading)

DUI driver critically injures pedestrian

A Los Osos man was allegedly drunk when he crashed into a pedestrian in San Luis Obispo who was walking in a crosswalk Friday night. Shortly before 6 p.m., Dennis Whittinghill, 63, of Los Osos, was making a turn onto... (Continue reading)

Cal Poly’s explanation of St Fratty’s Day released

Cal Poly has released a report detailing the findings of a university investigation into the March 7 “St. Fratty’s Day” party that led to a roof collapsing and eight students suffering injuries. The St. Fratty’s Day concept began about six... (Continue reading)

Who is breaking bank windows in SLO?

An early morning vandalism spree left 10 San Luis Obispo banks and the local Apple store with broken windows Tuesday. Officers began responding to numerous vandalism calls at around 3 a.m., according to a police department news release. Investigators did... (Continue reading)