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SB 54 – 12.31.2018

So, what is senate bill 54? SB 54 is known as the California Values Act or by its moniker as the sanctuary state bill. This is the bill that impacts law enforcement and, according to the united states department of justice, allegedly interferes with the ability of federal immigration authorities to carry out their jobs.…

Newman Arrest 12.31.2018

In the central valley, the suspect who shot and killed a Newman police officer in Stanislaus county is captured outside Bakersfield. Gustavo Perez Arriaga was caught near Bakersfield while trying to flee to Mexico. Five people were arrested for allegedly aiding and abetting Arriaga. His brother, his girlfriend and three Bakersfield residents were arrested. Stanislaus…

Escapee Arrested 12.31.2018

An inmate who escaped from San Quentin state prison was arrested Saturday afternoon at taco bell in Paso Robles. Shalom Mendoza walked away from the state prison Wednesday. He was seen purchasing dark clothing to replace his prison uniform at a dollar store in San Miguel. That was about 4:20 Friday afternoon. He was spotted…

Sobriety Check Point 12.31.2018

Friday night, the Paso Robles police department set up a sobriety check point on Creston road. Law enforcement will be out in force tonight on New Year’s Eve, looking for drivers under the influence. If you’re celebrating the new year tonight, you’re encouraged to use a designated driver or take Uber, Lyft or Fetch.

Fuel Theft in Mexico 12.28.2018

Mexico’s new president says the theft of $3 billion in fuel every year from state run fuel depots and pipelines in Mexico is an inside job. President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador says company employees steal fuel and distribute it or help thieves steal it by ensuring fuel continues to run through pipelines. Thieves drill an…

Man Who Shot Cop 12.28.2018

A manhunt underway in Stanislaus county. Police and sheriff’s deputies looking for a suspect who shot and killed Newman police corporal Ron Singh early Wednesday morning. Stanislaus county sheriff Adam Christianson spoke at a news conference yesterday, announcing the manhunt. Sheriff’s investigators say Newman police corporal Ron Singh stopped the suspect during a routine traffic…

Power Outage 12.28.2018

A power outage reported in Paso Robles around 5:50 late yesterday afternoon. Neighborhoods impacted include the Sierra Bonita Village. Most Paso Robles residents had their power restored within the hour. PG and E has not announced what caused the power outage late yesterday afternoon in Paso Robles.