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Two Dead In Plane Crash Off of Oceano

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It’s been learned that two people were killed in the plane crash off the coast of Oceano Tuesday afternoon. One was 63-year-old Dave Casey, a highly ranked American Airlines commercial pilot and officer in the Air National Guard. The other person on board has not been identified. NTSB officials have confirmed that a Morrisey 2150 aircraft registered to Casey took ... Read More »

No Arrests Made in Abandoned Boat Incident

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The San Luis Obispo County Sheriff's Office is releasing new information about the "super panga" boat that was discovered beached in the Estero Bluffs area near Cayucos January 15. The term "super panga" refers to its size. The 45-foot boat was found abandoned with 4,440 pounds of marijuana on board. The estimated street value is between six to eight million ... Read More »

Plane Crash Pilot Believed to be David Brian Casey

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The San Luis Obispo County Sheriff's Office is releasing new information on a plane crash that occurred on 1-14-14 off the coast of Oceano. Based on information gathered during the course of the investigation, including a wallet found at the crash site and interviews, the Sheriff's Office believes the pilot of the aircraft was David Brian Casey, 63, of Friday ... Read More »

Two Arrested Yesterday After Using Counterfeit Credit Cards

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On Tuesday, 01/14/2014 at approximately 4:45, the Pismo Beach Police Department was dispatched to the Pismo Beach Premium Outlets in Pismo Beach on a report of two suspects attempting to pass counterfeit credit cards at numerous businesses. A short time later, Officer’s located 25-year-old Nathan Frank Smith of Los Angeles and 27-year-old Sara Ashley Petrill of Norwalk who were subsequently ... Read More »

Structure Fire Contained With None Injured

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San Luis Obispo City Fire Department personnel responded to a reported structure fire in a garage at 158 San Jose Court in the City of San Luis Obispo at 11:05 earlier today.  The first SLO City Fire Department unit arrived within 4 minutes of being dispatched and found a rapidly spreading fire involving the attached garage of a 1,200 square ... Read More »

Super Panga Boat Discovered With 4,000 Pounds of Marijuana

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A super panga boat was discovered on a beach in Cayucos Wednesday.  This is only the second super panga to show up in San Luis Obispo County. About 4,000 pounds of marijuana were discovered. Super pangas range from 45 to 55 feet rather than the typical 30 foot boat. The drugs found Wednesday are valued around $10 million depending on ... Read More »

Arrest of Santa Barbara Student Leads to Second Arrest

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Santa Barbara County Sheriff’s Office Detectives with the Criminal Investigations Division arrested a University of California Santa Barbara student yesterday, January 14, following an investigation which began on January 8 and involved Sheriff’s Deputies with the Isla Vista Foot Patrol.   The Sheriff’s Deputies were in the process of citing a subject on a minor in possession of alcohol charge when ... Read More »

Highway 1 Bridge and Rockshed to Open to Traffic Soon

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Highway 1 Bridge and Rockshed at Pitkins Curve (post-mile 21.5) is complete and open to traffic, Caltrans officials announced yesterday. The ¼ – mile long project limits extends from just north of Limekiln Creek Bridge to south of Lucia. The project includes a rockshed, a bridge and a retaining wall. Some of the most significant benefits of this project include: ... Read More »

Female Assaulted Last Night Near Chorro and Palm

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The San Luis Obispo Police Department responded to the report of an assault that occurred at the intersection of Chorro and Palm last night about 11:30. A passerby saw a female in distress on the sidewalk and stopped to help and phoned the police. The female victim, age 21 of San Luis Obispo, was walking north on Chorro away from ... Read More »

Possible Plane Crash. No Aircraft Found

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Yesterday about 2 p.m., San Luis Obispo County Sheriff's deputies responded to a 911 call from a person who reported hearing a plane having engine problems and then crashing into the ocean about a mile offshore of Oceano. Sheriff's deputies, detectives, and dive team along with State Parks, CHP, Port San Luis Harbor Patrol, Coast Guard, Five Cities Fire Authority, ... Read More »

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