Articles Tagged With ‘Search Warrant’s’

Supreme Court rules officers need a warrant to search cell phones

The Supreme Court ruled unanimously Wednesday that police generally need a warrant before searching the cellphones or personal electronic devices of a person arrested, striking a blow against the breakdown of personal privacy rights. Proponents of warrantless searches argued that... (Continue reading)

North County gang sweep nets three men

San Luis Obispo County Sheriff’s deputies arrested three men for gang related crimes in the North County on Wednesday. As part of a two-month investigation into crimes including shooting at vehicles and residences, assaults and property related crimes, deputies served... (Continue reading)

Deputies bust Nipomo marijuana oil lab

San Luis Obispo County sheriff’s deputies stumbled upon a marijuana honey oil lab in Nipomo Tuesday while searching for stolen property. Sheriff’s detectives and members of the Narcotics Unit and Gang Task Forces served a search warrant in the 100... (Continue reading)

Sheriff revamps report of drug bust

By CCN STAFF Details of a December drug raid provided by the San Luis Obispo County Sheriff’s Department have undergone alterations since Sheriff Ian Parkinson complained in a letter to radio station KVEC about CalCoastNews’ reporting of the incident. Parkinson’s... (Continue reading)

Man with machete stands off Santa Barbara SWAT team for eight hours

A SWAT team standoff with a Santa Barbara man in possession of a machete lasted more than eight hours Wednesday night and Thursday morning. [KSBY] Investigators obtained a search warrant Wednesday for the home of a 39-year-old man who is... (Continue reading)

SLO Sheriff’s war on drugs spreads collateral damage

By KAREN VELIE Shortly after 3 a.m. on Dec. 4, a woman awoke to strange sounds outside her San Luis Obispo home and walked quietly towards the front door while her family slept. As she reached the door, San Luis... (Continue reading)

Buellton man arrested for secretly videotaping women undressing

A woman using a restroom at a senior living facility in Solvang was stunned to discover she was being videotaped via a cell phone hidden in the ventilation system. Santa Barbara Sheriff deputies discovered the phone, which had videos of... (Continue reading)

Central Coast Bandit had bank robbery notes in her car

Officers serving a search warrant the day after the arrest of the Central Coast Bandit discovered notes and clothing that tie the suspect to the robberies. Christina Padilla, 50, has been in jail since August 23 when several San Luis... (Continue reading)

Police raid home and business of postal worker

By KAREN VELIE In a page right out of the Keystone Cops, police kicked down the door of an unlocked home and then ransacked the property based on a bad tip from an informant. At around 7 p.m. on Monday, an officer... (Continue reading)