65 people arrested or cited in Paso Robles 'Safe Streets' operation

A coalition of law enforcement agencies focused its attention on Paso Robles during the three-day Labor Day weekend that resulted in 35 arrests and nearly 30 traffic tickets.

Operating under the designation “Safe Streets”, officers from the Sheriff’s Department, California Highway Patrol, San Luis Obispo County Probation Department and Paso Robles Police Department focused their enforcement efforts on “contacting, identifying and arresting gang members,” according to a news release from Paso Robles police.

People were arrested or cited for drug violations, probation and parole violations, arrest warrants, drunken driving, reckless driving and driving without a license, among other things, according to police.