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San Luis Obispo police chief must turn over communication records

Judge rules all communication must be turned over to defense in SLOPD Chief's missing gun incident
Posted at 2:47 AM, Oct 17, 2019
and last updated 2019-10-17 05:47:18-04

A judge has made ruling in the criminal case connected to the incident when the San Luis Obispo police chief left her gun in a public restroom.

The judge says prosecution must turn over any and all communication in regard to the missing gun and a couple whose home was searched.

Officers mistook Cheyne Orndoff for the suspect who took the gun from public restroom in San Luis Obispo.

As a result of the search, Orndoff and his wife were arrested and charged with child abuse.

The judge's ruling includes emails, texts, and officers' body cameras that must be turned over to the couple's defense team.