Morro Bay police chief gets in physical scuffle with YouTuber

During a dispute on Tuesday between Morro Bay police and a YouTuber who films officers, Police Chief Greg Allen and another officer physically took the cameraman to the ground after he refused to provide identification, video shows. Footage of the incident, as well as follow-up videos involving verbal tussles between YouTubers and Morro Bay police, have received thousands of views this week. Read More …

Morro Bay shoplifter tracked down in stolen vehicle

A shoplifting incident on Saturday at a hardware store in Morro Bay led to the arrests of three San Luis Obispo County residents and the discovery of a stolen vehicle.

Shortly before 2 p.m., an employee at Miner’s Ace Hardware in Morro Bay reported a man had picked up an item from the store and then fled without paying. Read More …