Times Past

June 21, 2014

Cayucos bank robbery foiled by drunken horse thief

A one-armed constable and his prisoner, a very drunken horse thief, were riding down the 1875 county road toward San Luis Obispo when the prisoner revealed a dastardly plan that threatened the financial stability of the county.

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About Dan Krieger

Dan Krieger

Dan Krieger is a professor emeritus of history at Cal Poly and past president of the California Mission Studies Association.