Tag Archives: california highway patrol

California Highway Patrol spins out a car during a chase, shooting and killing Edwardo de Las Nieves, 31, and injuring a female passenger

“An officer-involved shooting in the Central Valley has left a 31-year-old man dead. Authorities say Edwardo De Las Nieves was a convicted auto thief who had recently left a San Joaquin County Jail facility when he was fatally shot near Lodi on Monday. According to Stockton police, the incident began when De Las Nieves was […]

Yet *another* killing in Santa Maria – cops kill Robert Padilla Reyes, 37, who they allege was holding a ‘replica gun’

“The Santa Barbara County Sheriff’s Department has identified the man shot and killed Thursday evening by Santa Maria police after he allegedly brandished a replica firearm at officers as Robert Padilla Reyes, 37, of Santa Maria. Reyes allegedly led law enforcement officers from various agencies on a vehicle pursuit through Santa Maria, Guadalupe and Nipomo […]

Santa Maria police strike again, shooting and killing – video

“Police say they spotted the suspect’s vehicle and tried to pull it over but the driver sped away instead. The pursuit lasted about one hour. The suspect allegedly led officers on a chase at high speeds from Santa Maria into San Luis Obispo County and then back into the Santa Maria area. The pursuit finally […]

Santa Maria police shoot and kill man, giving awkward account of his murder

“A sheriff’s sergeant responding to the call spotted the suspect, who has not been identified, and his vehicle in a nearby gas station. The Sheriff’s Department report says the suspect told the sergeant he had guns in his vehicle, ignored orders by the sergeant and drove off. The man led deputies, Santa Maria police and […]

California Highway police involved in shooting (7/15)

“California Highway Patrol has confirmed an officer involved shooting in the 2700 block of Highway 135 in between Orcutt and Los Alamos. Santa Barbara County Fire says they’ve launched CalStar, their medical helicopter from the Santa Maria airport to the scene. We have a crew on the way, stay with KSBY.com for the latest.”   […]