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Neighbor Detains Suspected Car Burglar Until Police Arrive

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A Templeton man was arrested Sunday after Paso Robles police received a call from someone reporting that he had detained a suspected car burglar. When officers arrived, they found the caller sitting on top of 21-year-old Mario Sanchez Jr., according to a news release from Paso Robles police. Sanchez was later arrested on suspicion of vehicle burglary and possession of ... Read More »

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SLO Police Search For Wig-Wearing Bank Robber

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Officials are investigating a bank robbery that occurred in San Luis Obispo this weekend. It happened at the Chase Bank on Madonna Road on Saturday at 2:25 p.m. The suspect is a white male in his late 20’s to early 30’s.  He was last seen wearing a long sleeve shirt, a mesh baseball hat, sunglasses, and a thick wig. He ... Read More »

Fire Crews Battle Wildfire In Santa Barbara County

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The Santa Barbara County Fire Department says the White Fire burning in Southern Santa Barbara County is 10 percent contained. Officials say the United States Forest Service is ordering more crews to help fight the wild fire, which has burned one-thousand acres, so far.  It broke out Monday afternoon near Highway 154 and Paradise Road. Officials say the west end ... Read More »

Residential Fire Under Investigation in Paso Robles

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Officials are investigating the cause of a residential fire, which broke out in Paso Robles this weekend.  It happened on Olive Street on Saturday at 12:13 a.m. Officials say the fire was quickly spreading from a home under construction to neighboring homes when firefighters arrived at the scene. The fire was contained at 1:16 a.m. and under control at 2:00 ... Read More »

Atascadero Homicide Suspect Arrested

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Officials say they’ve arrested a suspect who they think killed an Atascadero woman last week.   They say 49-year-old Mark Alan Andrews is in San Luis Obispo County Jail and has been charged with homicide. Officials say he lives in the same neighborhood as the victim, Colleen Maria Barga-Milbury. A search warrant was served at Andrew’s home. According to reports, ... Read More »

Wild Fire Burns One Acre In San Luis Obispo

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A wild land fire in San Luis Obispo caused more than $1,000 worth of damage this weekend. It happened on Spanish Oaks Drive Friday afternoon and burned one-acre.  Residents near the fire attempted to put it out with hoses. Officials say the fire was accidentally started by a 12-year-old boy playing with a barbeque lighter in dry vegetation. Read More »

Sting Operation Catches SLO Businesses Selling Alcohol To A Minor

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Nine businesses in San Luis Obispo are in trouble for selling alcohol to minors. Officials from the San Luis Obispo Department and the California Department of Alcoholic Beverage Control or ABC ran a sting operation. A minor with decoy identification worked under the supervision of the officials. Nine of the 45 business did not check the minor’s identification.  Those who ... Read More »

Woman Struck And Killed By Train In Pismo Beach

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A train struck and killed a woman in Pismo Beach just after 9 p.m. on Wednesday.  It happened in the area of Frady Ln and the 101 overpass. Officials say the woman was attempting to cross the train tracks when she was hit by the train. She died at the scene as a result of her injuries from the incident. ... Read More »

Police Identify Victim In Atascadero Homicide

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Atascadero Police have identified the mother shot and killed in her home as 52-year-old Colleen Maria Barga-Millbury. She was found at her home in Atascadero on Wednesday afternoon.  Officials say this case is a homicide. The gun has not been found. The Atascadero Police Department is continuing to work with the San Luis Obispo District Attorney’s Office and the San ... Read More »

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