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Kristin Smart Documentary To Air On Investigation Discovery Channel

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The investigation Discovery channel is presenting a one-hour documentary on the case of missing Cal Poly student Kristin Smart, who disappeared 17 years ago and hasn’t been seen since. The show is called True Crime with Aphrodite Jones, who writes: “In 1996, Cal Poly freshman Kristen Smart walked home from a frat party, and was never seen again.  And as ... Read More »

Clean-Up Day Planned For Nipomo Property

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On Saturday, 3-2-13, several members of the San Luis Obispo County Sheriff's Office will partner with the equestrian group Ride Nipomo, to conduct a clean-up day in Nipomo starting at 10 AM. Their efforts will be focused on a parcel of land south of Eucalyptus Road, between Camino Mariposa and Indiana Way. Camino Mariposa is accessed via Eucalyptus Road to ... Read More »

Victim Identified In Paso Robles Homicide

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The victim of the February 23rd homicide in Paso Robles has been identified as 37-year-old Victor Hugo Sanchez of Paso Robles. Paso Robles Police Department dispatch personnel received a 911 call at approximately 9:27 p.m. reporting the shooting.  Dispatch personnel immediately alerted Emergency Services and Police personnel who arrived at 9:33 p.m. Upon arrival emergency crews determined that Sanchez had ... Read More »

Glenn Marshall Appointed To Grover Beach City Council

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Civil engineer Glenn Marshall is the new Grover Beach city council member. Marshall was appointed to fill in the vacancy left behind by Phyllis Molner who left her seat after two years because she no longer lives in the city. Earlier this month, the council voted unanimously to appoint someone to the seat vacated by Molnar instead of holding a ... Read More »

Fugitive Apprehended In Carpinteria After Six Months On The Lam

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A felony fugitive who escaped from his electronic monitoring device six months ago and was wanted by the Santa Barbara County Sheriff’s Office is in custody.  At around 11:15 a.m. Sunday afternoon a citizen at a restaurant in the 700 block of Linden Avenue in Carpinteria recognized 56-year-old Steven Kunes sitting at the bar. The citizen who had seen Kunes’ ... Read More »

Paso Robles Police Seeking Info In Weekend Shooting Death

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On Saturday, February 23, at approximately 9:28 p.m., the Paso Robles Police Department received 9-1-1 calls regarding a shooting which had just occurred at an apartment complex in the 3100 block of Spring Street. Officers responded and found one adult male victim suffering from a gunshot wound in the driveway area of the apartment complex. The victim was pronounced dead ... Read More »

Five Occupants Escape SLO House Fire

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San Luis Obispo City Fire Department personnel responded to a reported structure fire at 4353 Vachell Lane in the City of San Luis Obispo at 7:13 last night. The first arriving SLO City Fire Department unit found a rapidly spreading fire involving a 2,000 square foot four bedroom single-story residence, an attached 600 square foot garage, a storage shed, and ... Read More »

Arroyo Grande Woman Arrested For DUI After Flipping Car

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San Luis Obispo Police and Fire Departments received a 911 call reporting a single vehicle roll-over collision at the intersection of Johnson and Orcutt early this morning about 1:25.  Responding Police and Fire personnel located a 2009 Bentley resting on its roof with a male and female trapped inside the vehicle.  San Luis Obispo City Fire conducted the extrication of ... Read More »

Two Men Suspected Of Burglary Arrested In Pismo Beach

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This past Monday night the Pismo Beach Police Department was dispatched to the 800 block of Merced Ave. in Pismo Beach on a report of a suspicious brown/tan Dodge Ram pick-up in the area.   It was also reported that one, maybe two male subjects associated with the above vehicle were seen walking around the neighborhood, possibly checking car doors. ... Read More »

Victim In Fatal Crash Identified

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The Coroner's Unit of the San Luis Obispo County Sheriff's Office has released the autopsy results for the girl who died in a rollover accident on Highway 1 on Sunday. The girl is identified as 17-year-old Briana Tucci of Encino.  Coroner's investigators say Tucci died as a result of injuries sustained in the rollover accident. Tucci was killed when the ... Read More »

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