A woman and dog were killed in a head-on collision Monday afternoon on Highway 1 south of Lompoc, and the male driver of the other vehicle was transported to the hospital with major injuries, according to Santa Barbara County Fire.
Arroyo Grande, California, police arrested John Guevara, 23, on suspicion of commercial burglary, possessing burglary tools and prowling. He was found hiding in a business closed for construction, police say.
The San Luis Obispo Police Department is asking for help finding a prowler who was caught on surveillance video walking around a car in the 1100 block of Islay Street in SLO, California, early Monday morning.
Justin Magdaleno, the former Nipomo High School girls wrestling coach accused of sexually abusing students, received roughly $63,000 from the Lucia Mar Unified School District while out on paid administrative leave.
Franklin Edgar Lopez, 27, of Nipomo pleaded not guilty to murder Thursday in Santa Maria Superior Court. Lopez has been charged with one count of murder in connection with a stabbing and shooting on Sept. 1, 2018.
Joyce Ann Perkins, 61, a former employee of Camp San Luis Obispo in California, was sentenced Wednesday, September 5, 2018, to three years of probation for making a false bomb threat to Camp Roberts in October 2016.
A 23-year-old Arvin man was found guilty of vehicular manslaughter and other charges Wednesday related to a 2016 crash on Highway 101 on the Cuesta Grade that killed a passenger. The man avoided a second-degree murder conviction, however.
The San Luis Obispo County District Attorney’s Office filed more charges against Arthur Rocha of Arroyo Grande, including forcible rape, sexual penetration with a foreign object and assault with a deadly weapon.
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Police in Santa Maria, California, are investigating the death of a man who was found early Saturday morning with a gunshot wound and stab wound in the area of Sunrise Drive and Bradley Road. It is the second homicide in the city since June.
Morro Bay, California, police raided a suspected drug house on Wednesday and arrested six people on suspicion of narcotics-related offenses. Police seized meth, heroin and assorted paraphernalia during a search.