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Seven arrests, 110 officers, tear gas and flash bangs down Santa Rosa in San Luis Obispo protests

A peaceful protest against the murder of George Floyd turned violent Monday evening when law enforcement officers used riot equipment to disperse demonstrators. The standoff began after approximately 450 protestors, some of whom had been walking since 2:00 p.m., took an eight minute, 46 second moment of silence in memory of the amount of time a […]

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Second day of protests end with tear gas in San Luis Obispo — hours after officers kneel in solidarity

After more than six hours of protesting, law enforcement officers used tear gas to break up a crowd of more than 200 near the intersection of Santa Rosa and Walnut. A firecracker-like device was also used to disperse the crowd. Most protestors have left the area as officers continue to advance up Santa Rosa. San […]

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LIVE UPDATES: Protests continue in San Luis Obispo over killing of George Floyd

Update 9:30 p.m.: Law enforcement have cleared the area and Santa Rosa Street has reopened to traffic. Video by Brady Caskey Update 8:45 p.m.: San Luis Obispo Police Chief Deanna Cantrell said the protests were declared an “unlawful assembly” after it was determined there were public safety risks. “The protest was mostly peaceful and lasted […]

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Knife wielding SLO resident escaped police, warrant out for arrest

Update 4:53 p.m. The San Luis Obispo Police Department arrested Bradford Jungers around 4:00 p.m. by the creek near SLO Student Living apartments, Lt. John Villanti said. Jungers did not resist arrest, Villanti said. Original Story Eleven police cars and the SLO Swat Team evacuated SLO Student Living apartments off of Santa Rosa Street after a […]