The San Luis Obispo County Sheriff's Department is bringing back the Internal Affairs Department as a standalone unit to investigate violations within the department.
Under Sheriff Williams, there were specific internal affairs people, but under Sheriff Hedges, there were no set experts. The sheriff's department says one of the... more »
A neighborhood is in mourning after an apparent murder-suicide involving a local couple. Two people are dead after that shooting and now neighbors are shocked at what happened. Sheriff's deputies said it all happened on the 2400 block of Rock Ridge Lane around 9:45 Tuesday morning. It's located a few... more »
A San Luis Obispo County Sheriff's Deputy is in good condition at the hospital after being hit by a truck.
A department spokesman says it happened around 7:30 p.m. Friday at Lake Nacimiento. Deputies were called out to a reported argument at a campground.
When they arrived, one... more »
A local woman is receiving a big payout after she said sheriff's deputies destroyed her medical marijuana. $20,000-- that's how much a Los Osos woman was paid on behalf on the San Luis Obispo County Sheriff's Department. Even though the woman received a settlement, the county believes law enforcement did... more »
Authorities raided a large cockfighting operation near Nipomo Tuesday afternoon. It happened in the 1100-block of Grace Lane. San Luis Obispo County Sheriff's Deputies and agents from the U.S. Humane Society responded to the incident.
Authorities busted a major cockfighting and breeding operation involving more than 600 birds. They... more »
It seems to be the latest craze for those seeking a high and there's a lot of confusion over whether or not it's legal in California. The most popular name for the leafy substance is K2. It's sprayed with a synthetic compound chemically similar to THC, the active ingredient in... more »
Two people are arrested after an alleged domestic violence incident. The San Luis Obispo County Sheriff's department says the incident happened Sunday morning on the 3000-block of Nacimiento Lake Drive in Paso Robles. Authorities say they responded to a report of a physical fight and firearm discharge.
In this... more »
A suspected serial bank robber is arrested in Santa Barbara. Forty-four year-old, Anthony Frisco was taken into custody after investigators received a tip from a Santa Barbara resident. Frisco is accused of robbing at least 15 banks in San Luis Obispo and Orange counties. Investigators dubbed him, the "Red Sharpie... more »
San Luis Obispo County Sheriff's Deputies are still searching for Christopher Thole, a suspect in a stabbing yesterday in Nipomo.
Investigators say a dispute between a landlord and tenant lead to the stabbing on West Tefft St. around 3:45 p.m. Tuesday afternoon.
Deputies say at least five people... more »