Tommy Rettig starred in the first Lassie television series 1954-57. He was arrested near Arroyo Grande in December 1972 charged with marijuana cultivation. Wayne Nicholls 12-20-1972
Tommy Rettig starred in the first Lassie television series 1954-57. He was arrested near Arroyo Grande in December 1972 charged with marijuana cultivation. Wayne Nicholls 12-20-1972 Publicity still Telegram-Tribune
Tommy Rettig starred in the first Lassie television series 1954-57. He was arrested near Arroyo Grande in December 1972 charged with marijuana cultivation. Wayne Nicholls 12-20-1972 Publicity still Telegram-Tribune

David Middlecamp is a photojournalist and third-generation Cal Poly graduate who has covered the Central Coast region since the 1980s. A career that began developing and printing black-and-white film now includes an FAA-certified drone pilot license. He also writes the history column “Photos from the Vault.”