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Bomb Squad Inspects Package At Sinsheimer Pool

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Officials say the suspicious package found at Sinsheimer Pool in San Luis Obispo did not contain explosives. It was found at about 5:30 PM last night.  The SLO County Bomb Task Force was called out at about 8:50 PM to assess the package and they temporarily closed down the park. Authorities have not revealed the contents of the package. The ... Read More »

Paso Robles PD To Hold Press Conference Regarding Murder Of Victor Sanchez

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The Paso Robles Police Department is holding a press conference today about the new developments in the investigation of a shooting… that killed a man. Victor Sanchez was shot to death in the 3100 block of Spring Street in Paso Robles in February. Investigators have been working on the case and say new leads have been developed. The conference will ... Read More »

Grand Jury Inspects County Jails, Holding Cells, and Juvenile Hall

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The 2012-2013 San Luis Obispo County Grand Jury completed its annual inspection of twelve facilities in the County.  This includes detention facilities for men, women, and juveniles, city police department and court holding cells. The Grand Jury found The Public Safety Realignment Act (AB 109) has had positive and negative effects on the county.  The jail population has increased and ... Read More »

Suspected Paso Robles Tool Robbers Arrested

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On Friday, April 19, at approximately 7:30 a.m. the Paso Robles Police Department received a report of a residential burglary in the 400 block of Olive Street.  PRPD officers conducted an investigation and learned that over two-thousand dollars’ worth of tools had been stolen from this residence which was undergoing a renovation. A witness was able to describe the involved ... Read More »

Bomb Squad Examines Suspicious Package To Find Marijuana

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On 4-22-13, an employee at T. Simons Company in Nipomo called the San Luis Obispo County Sheriff's Office to report a suspicious package had been returned to their office at 230 Tefft. The employee explained they had not sent the package but the company had been listed on the return address. Deputies responded, evaluated the situation, and then called in ... Read More »

Suspect Arrested One Week After Evading Police Pursuit

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A suspect who led a Santa Barbara County Sheriff’s Deputy on a pursuit outside of Lompoc on Sunday April 14th, drove his car over and down an embankment and fled on foot prompting a massive search to find him that involved Deputies, a K9 unit and Santa Barbara County Air Support Unit Copter 3 along with California Highway Patrol Officers ... Read More »

Victims Identified In Assault By Grover Beach Neighbor

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On Sunday April 21, at about 1:41 p.m., Grover Beach Police Officers were dispatched to the 300 block of Beckett Street for a report of an assault in progress.  As the first officer was arriving on scene, additional 911 calls came into the Grover Beach Police Dispatch Center requesting medical assistance at the same location.   As the first officer ... Read More »

Detour On Hwy 101 During Santa Maria River Bridge Expansion

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Construction to widen the U.S. Hwy. 101 Santa Maria River Bridge will result in motorists on northbound Hwy. 101 being rerouted onto the newly constructed lanes over the next two overnights beginning Monday, April 22 at 7 pm until Tuesday, April 23 at 6 am and then again tonight, Tuesday April 23 at 7 pm until Wednesday morning, April 24 ... Read More »

Arrest Made After Dispute Between Neighbors Turns Violent

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On Sunday April 21, at about 1:41 p.m., Grover Beach Police Officers were dispatched to the 300 block of Beckett Street for a report of an assault in progress.  As the first officer was arriving on scene, additional 911 calls came into the Grover Beach Police Dispatch Center requesting medical assistance at the same location. As the first officer contacted ... Read More »

Driver Arrested For DUI After Hitting Tree

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San Luis Obispo Police and Fire Departments received a 911 call reporting a single vehicle collision into a tree at the intersection of Johnson and Orcutt on April 20 at 1:15 p.m.  Responding Police and Fire personnel located a 2011 Volkswagen resting on the sidewalk after it sheered a tree. The investigation revealed 25-year-old Ethan Dodgen was driving the vehicle ... Read More »

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