Articles Tagged With ‘Theft’




Templeton woman buys back stolen jewelry

A Templeton woman was excited to learn that an Atascadero pawn shop had purchased her stolen jewelry. An emotion dampened when she learned she would have to pay the shop $2,100 before she could retrieve her items. [KSBY] Carol Morgan... (Continue reading)

Arroyo Grande burglars target gun safes

Burglars broke into two homes on neighboring streets in Arroyo Grande on Friday and took 11 guns. [Tribune] Between 10 a.m. and 3 p.m., thieves broke into the residents’ gun safes and took shotguns, handguns, rifles and one assault rifle... (Continue reading)

Gang members plead no contest for November crime spree

Four Fresno gang members pleaded no contest recently after leading police through a three-county crime spree last November that ended when San Luis Obispo County Sheriff’s deputies apprehended them. [KION] Ramiro Vasquez, Joe Hernandez, Jr., and Manuel Del Real, all pleaded... (Continue reading)

Woman assaulted and robbed at SLO motel

Two men and a woman were arrested Friday for allegedly assaulting and robbing a woman who was staying at the Best Western Hotel in San Luis Obispo. At about 3:40 p.m., officers responded to a report of a robbery at... (Continue reading)

TSA agent arrested for stealing from passengers

Police arrested a TSA agent accused of stealing electronic devices from passengers and stuffing them down his pants before putting them up for sale online. [Broward/Palm Beach New Times] The Broward County Sheriff’s Office in Florida said 30-year-old Nelson Santiago... (Continue reading)

Cars burglarized in San Luis Obispo

Police say numerous San Luis Obispo residents may have awoken this morning to find their car had been burglarized overnight. San Luis Obispo Police arrested 20-year-old Jeremiah Alvarez and a 15-year-old boy who they believe are responsible for the string of... (Continue reading)

Auto burglaries skyrocket

The San Luis Obispo County Sheriff Department is warning the public not to leave money or valuables in their cars because of a spike in auto burglaries. Deputies said there have been more than 100 burglaries in the past 90... (Continue reading)

Banker accused of stealing from children

A 40-year-old Heritage Oaks Bank employee admitted to stealing $24,400 from a youth soccer account and transferring the funds to a personal account. [Tribune] The youth soccer group treasurer and bank employee, Douglas Smith, admitted the theft in an e-mail... (Continue reading)