San Luis Obispo Sheriff's Department Local case triggers state legislation to increase police transparency By Tyler Pratt • Jan 10, 2020 Paso Robles Police Department Listen Listening... / 4:10 The California Legislature is back in session for 2020, and in the pipeline is a bill aimed at increasing police transparency. It's based upon an alleged sexual assault case involving a former Paso Robles police officer and the refusal of local law enforcement to hand over internal investigation records. DNA evidence spots suspect in 1970s San Luis Obispo County murder cases By Tyler Pratt • Apr 17, 2019 San Luis Obispo County Sheriff's Office Listen Listening... / 2:18 Law enforcement officials say they have solved a pair of 41-year-old San Luis Obispo County cold cases by identifying a suspect in two Atascadero murders with the assistance of DNA evidence. The San Luis Obispo County Sheriff’s Office announced Wednesday they consider the now-deceased Arthur Rudy Martinez as the killer of 30-year-old Jane Morton Antunez and 28-year-old Patricia Dwyer in the late 1970s. UPDATE: Kristin Smart case 'Items of interest' found at all three Cal Poly dig sites By Bree Zender • Sep 6, 2016 Courtesy of Denise Smart Listen Listening... / 1:22 UPDATE: September 9, 2016 at 3:53 p.m. Items of interest found at multiple Cal Poly dig sites were being studied by investigators looking into the disappearance of missing college student Kristin Smart.