Wednesday, March 4th, 2015

Local News

Man Swallows Ring


On September 22 at approximately 1245 p.m. officers responded to 2180 Johnson to the report of a disturbance at San Luis Obispo County Mental Health. When officers arrived it was discovered that 32-year-old Sean Alexander was involved in an altercation with staff members at the facility. During the altercation Alexander had removed a ring from the finger of one of ... Read More »

Man Guilty Of Murdering His Half Brother


Brandon Henslee has been found guilty of first-degree murder for the death of his half-brother Tyler Hanks in August of 2012. Hanks' body was found in an open field in Cambria. The 23-year-old Henslee was accused of killing Hanks in their home on the 400 block on Leighton Street and then dumping his body in the field about a mile ... Read More »

High Speed Chase In Santa Barbara


At around 6:45 a.m. yesterday morning, Sheriff’s Deputies at the main station parking lot on Calle Real in Santa Barbara received a LoJack activation alert which notified them that a stolen car was in the area.  The vehicle was confirmed to be a black ,Lincoln Navigator that had been reported stolen out of Cardiff in San Diego County.  Sheriff’s Deputies ... Read More »

Fire Sparked By Tractor


The Santa Barbara County Fire Department investigators have determined that the cause of the vegetation fire that occurred at 2400 block of Tepusquet Canyon Road on September 19, 2013, was attributed to a tractor working in the area. With the assistance of Cal Fire, SBCFD investigators took possession of the tractor in question. The tractor was taken and stored at ... Read More »

Bed Bugs Invade Maxine Lewis Memorial Shelter


Bed bugs have once again moved into the Maxine Lewis Memorial Shelter in San Luis Obispo has been invaded by bed bugs again. The shelter was previously tented and given a chemical treatment. Now a pest control company is using heat to get rid of the pests. Thousands of dollars have already been spent to get rid of them.   ... Read More »

Cal Poly Ranked One Of The Best Colleges


U.S. News and World Report has rated Cal Poly as the best public master's university in the West in its 2014 America's Best Colleges guidebook.   Cal Poly ranked ninth in the magazine's overall list of the West's best universities, including both public and private institutions.   UC Santa Barbara ranked #41 in national universities. Read More »

Police On Trail Of 32 Year Old Cold Case


The Santa Barbara County Sheriff's Office is asking for the public’s assistance with a 32 year old homicide investigation known as the Original Night Stalker case.  On July 26th, 1981, 35 year old Cheri Domingo and 27 year old Gregory Sanchez were murdered while house-sitting a residence in the 400 block of Toltec Way, in Goleta. This homicide followed a ... Read More »

Murder Suspect Apprehended


On September 7, San Luis Obispo County Sheriff’s Deputies responded to a report of a gunshot victim who had been transported to the Cal Fire Station on Parkhill Road. A family disturbance earlier at a home in the 2200 block of Parkhill Road resulted in 21 year old Nickolas Gulley suffering a gunshot wound to the face. He had been ... Read More »

Missing Boy Found


On Saturday at about 10:11 a.m. Trevor Johnson was reported missing by his mother. Trevor is autistic and described as a 9 year old white male with blond surfer style hair, blue eyes, 4'8", 60 lbs, wearing a multi colored blue shirt and cream colored shorts. Search and Rescue was activated and a reverse 911 launched. Trevor was located on ... Read More »

Roll Over Accident Ends In Fatality


The California Highway Patrol says a Shandon teenager was killed in a single vehicle rollover early Sunday morning on San Juan Road in Shandon.   According to the CHP, 16-year-old Oscar Silva Lizarraga was driving on the southbound side of the road when he drifted off the road and onto the dirt shoulder. Officials say he then over-corrected, causing his ... Read More »