Drunk driver arrested in hit and run near campus

San Luis Obispo police arrested a 21-year-old man less than a mile from Cal Poly’s campus this weekend on suspicion of committing a felony hit and run while under the influence of alcohol.

Stolen vehicle crashes near University Union

The driver of an allegedly stolen Chevy Blazer crashed on campus early Thursday morning, prompting students to attempt to detain him until police arrived on the scene. No one on the scene was injured. At approximately 2:45 a.m., Jose Contreras…

The real cost of an alcoholic beverage

A night of revelry can leave drinkers with more than just a nasty hangover. Laws against public intoxication and driving under the influence can leave people, and their pocketbooks, hurting for much longer than a hangover ever will. The fine…

Grad arrested for alleged assault with deadly weapon

Police arrested a recent Cal Poly graduate for allegedly attempting to run a bicycle officer down with his car on March 17, police said. 24-year-old Brian Lima, who graduated from Cal Poly in December, was taken into custody after allegedly…

Update: DUI checkpoint set up for St. Patrick’s Day

Revelers looking to celebrate St. Patrick’s Day this year might want to take note — there will be a DUI checkpoint in San Luis Obispo on March 17 on the 800 block of Foothill Boulevard.

DUI checkpoint set for tonight

The San Luis Obispo Police Department and the Cal Poly University Police Department are joining efforts to conduct a DUI checkpoint in San Luis Obispo on Friday, January 22, 2010, between the hours of 9 p.m. and 3 a.m. at an undisclosed location.

Seniors promote alcohol awareness

Two Cal Poly students put together their senior projects in attempt to slow the trend of underage drinking in San Luis Obispo.

BLOG: Authorities crack down on parties

For local students celebrating one final week of summer vacation with alcohol-filled events, police want to send the message that drunken behavior won’t be tolerated. Students should expect an increased police presence and DUI checkpoints both on-campus and around town for the next few weeks.