Articles Tagged With ‘Santa Maria’




Santa Maria police seize nearly 100 pounds of fireworks

The Santa Maria Police Department fireworks task force has seized nearly 100 pounds of fireworks, as of Saturday. Over the weekend, task force officers also pressed charges against one person and wrote multiple citations, which carry $1,000 fines. Santa Maria... (Continue reading)

Woman killed in Nipomo crash

A 27-year-old Santa Maria woman was killed Saturday in a rollover accident on Highway 101 south of Teft Street, according to the California Highway Patrol. Shortly before 3 a.m., the woman was driving a 1999 Toyota RAV4 northbound when she... (Continue reading)

Teen allegedly stabbed her baby, dumped it in a bag

A 15-year-old Santa Maria girl cut her newborn infant multiple times with a knife and dumped it in a plastic bag in the bathroom of her home, according to court testimony. The teen is charged with murder with the use... (Continue reading)

SLO sheriff to expand gang task force

The San Luis Obispo County Board of Supervisors allocated more than $230,000 to add two deputies to the Sheriff’s Gang Task Force. Sheriff Ian Parkinson says gangs from Santa Maria, as well as Monterey and Kern counties, are moving into... (Continue reading)

Man stabbed in Santa Maria

Police officers found a man with a stab wound to his torso in the middle of a Santa Maria street Saturday night. The man survived. [KSBY] Around 10 p.m., the Santa Maria Police Department received a report of suspicious activity... (Continue reading)

Cal Poly police arrest Santa Maria men, chase biker

Cal Poly police made three arrests in a span of less than five hours Sunday night and early Monday morning. One of the arrests followed a police chase involving a motorcyclist on a stolen bike. [KSBY] At around 10 p.m.,... (Continue reading)

Married Santa Maria pastors step down after ‘revelations’

A pair of husband and wife pastors have stepped down indefinitely from their leadership positions at a Santa Maria church. The church has not explained their departures, but it released a statement saying some revelations have created a “storm.” [KCOY]... (Continue reading)

Murder suspect shoots himself in Santa Maria

A homicide suspect from Oakland barricaded himself inside a white van at a Santa Maria truck stop on Friday morning before shooting himself during a standoff with law enforcement. Calstar personnel transported the injured suspect to a local hospital where... (Continue reading)

Santa Maria officers in standoff with Oakland homicide suspect

A homicide suspect from Oakland turned up in Santa Maria Friday morning and then barricaded himself in a vehicle. Police responded by closing roads and conducting evacuations. [KSBY] At 4:45 a.m., the Santa Barbara County Sheriff’s Office received a call... (Continue reading)

Man shot and wounded in Santa Maria

A man suffered a gunshot wound in Santa Maria late Wednesday night. He survived and is in stable condition in the hospital. [KSBY] The shooting occurred in the 200 block of N. Smith Street. Officers responded and found the victim... (Continue reading)