June 8, 2010 8:18 PM
The 82-year-old man who was arrested for kidnapping a six-month-old girl in Grover Beach pleaded no contest to a misdemeanor count of disturbing the peace in a San Luis Obispo County courtroom Tuesday morning.
Peter Hewitt was placed on probation for one year and must stay away from the... more »
May 7, 2010 2:08 AM
Police in Santa Barbara have made an arrest in connection with a robbery and kidnapping that took place Thursday afternoon.
Around 4:30 p.m., officers say a man confronted a woman walking in the parking lot at the La Cumbre Mall. Officers say he robbed her and forced her, at... more »
April 15, 2010 1:35 AM
The Grover Beach man accused of kidnapping and carjacking a Cal Poly student is expected to be back in court Thursday morning.
23-year-old Ryan Soqui is scheduled for an arraignment in a San Luis Obispo County courtroom.
Last November, police say Soqui got into a student's car on campus,... more »
February 26, 2010 8:36 PM
Lompoc Police officers say a man allegedly tried to take a two-year-old child from a daycare provider this morning at a local park. He was unsuccessful.
Officers responded to Ryon Park in the 800 block of Ocean Avenue. That's where the child's daycare provider says a man tried to... more »
February 25, 2010 4:59 PM
An 82-year-old Arroyo Grande man accused of kidnapping an infant pleaded not guilty in a San Luis Obispo County courtroom Thursday morning.
Peter Hewitt was charged with kidnapping, child endangerment and resisting arrest after police arrested him for taking a baby girl away from her mother in the Vons... more »
February 25, 2010 7:35 AM
An Arroyo Grande man, accused of kidnapping an infant, will hear the charges against him.
Eighty-two-year-old, Peter Hewitt, is scheduled to be arraigned Thursday morning. Police say Hewitt took a child away from its mother earlier this month at the Vons parking lot on West Grand in Grover Beach.
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February 10, 2010 9:23 PM
An 82-year-old man is in custody tonight after police say he kidnapped a six-month-old child in Grover Beach.
Officers say Peter Hewitt of Arroyo Grande kidnapped the infant at about 9:30 last night in the Vons parking lot on West Grand Avenue.
Police say the man drove with... more »
December 17, 2009 6:24 PM
An arrest warrant has been issued for the man accused of kidnapping two Central Coast teenagers. 24-year-old Edmund Lamb was was scheduled to be sentenced in San Luis Obispo Superior Court Thursday. The district attorney says he failed to appear for his sentencing, and he also failed to appear for... more »
December 17, 2009 11:51 AM
A kidnapping investigation in Paso Robles leads to arrests in Arizona.
Paso Robles police say on November 30, officers received a call from two female residents who claimed their friends had been kidnapped. During the investigation, officers learned that two weeks prior, two men had paid to be smuggled... more »
December 9, 2009 11:47 AM
Grover Beach police arrest a man they say held a woman against her will and then kidnapped a child.
Officers were called to a home in the 400 block of South 13th Street around 2:15 p.m. Tuesday.
They say that's where 22-year-old Edgar Gonzalez-Gutierrez forced a woman to... more »
November 17, 2009 4:32 PM
The man accused of kidnapping two Paso Robles teenagers plead no contest to felony kidnapping charges in a San Luis Obispo courtroom Tuesday morning.
Edmund Lamb, 24, was arrested for allegedly taking two 17-year-old girls across state lines in September. Local police, along with Utah troopers and the FBI,... more »
November 17, 2009 12:52 PM
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) - One of two people charged in the 2002 abduction of Elizabeth Smart has pleaded guilty to federal charges. In a deal with prosecutors, Wanda Eileen Barzee pleaded guilty to charges of kidnapping and unlawful transportation of a minor Tuesday in U.S. District Court in Salt... more »
November 17, 2009 7:05 AM
The man accused of kidnapping two Paso Robles teenagers heads to court for a preliminary hearing.
24-year-old Edmund Lamb faces two felony kidnapping charges for allegedly taking two 17-year-olds across state lines in September.
Local police, along with Utah troopers and the FBI, found the girls with Lamb... more »
November 12, 2009 12:37 PM
The Grover Beach man accused of kidnapping a Cal Poly student enters a not guilty plea.
23-year-old Ryan Soqui was arraigned in a San Luis Obispo courtroom Thursday morning on charges of kidnapping, carjacking and robbery. He also faced a special allegation for prior felonies. Soqui was arrested Friday... more »
November 10, 2009 6:44 AM
Convicted murderer and kidnapper, Jesse James Hollywood, heads to court Tuesday morning.
A judge could order a new trial for Hollywood. He is expected to appear in a Santa Barbara courtroom for that motion. Just last month, a judge postponed sentencing for Hollywood, after his defense attorney called for... more »