Man who helped burn SLO High computer lab accused of serial shoplifting

One of the three men convicted of setting fire to the San Luis Obispo High computer lab in 2016 returned to court this week for a shoplifting case in which prosecutors allege he stole hundreds of dollars worth of products from a liquor store and a supermarket. Read More …

Man arrested for burning a confederate flag in Oceano

A 20-year-old transient from Seattle is in jail after he allegedly set a confederate flag on fire in Oceano on Friday, according to the San Luis Obispo County Sheriff’s Office.

The suspect ran away and managed to evade capture for a day. But deputies tracked him down and arrested him on multiple charges, including arson and a civil rights violation.

At about 6:20 p.m. Friday, Mitchell Joseph Davis allegedly set a confederate flag on fire in the parking lot of a restaurant at 649 Pier Avenue in Oceano. Read More …