Press Releases

Thursday 09/20/2018 7:03 PM - Stolen Vehicles, Burglary

Contact: Tony Cipolla
Phone: (805) 781-4547
Type of Incident: Stolen Vehicles, Burglary
Date and Time of Incident: 9-20-18, Approximately 2:20 PM
Place of Occurrence: Various locations in Shandon
Victim Information: N/A
Suspect Information: N/A
Details of News Release: On 9-20-18, Sheriff's Deputies responded to a series of crimes in the Shandon area which included the theft of three vehicles and the burglary of a residence. The first incident occurred in the 100 block of South 7th Street in Shandon of a report of a stolen truck which later crashed in the 2500 block of San Juan Road. The suspect or suspects then stole a nearby ranch utility vehicle and drove it to the 300 block of Truesdale Road in Shandon, where a home was burglarized. It's not known what items were taken from the residence. At that time, a single suspect then ran to a nearby home in the 600 block of Mesa Grande Drive and then stole a car that was parked in the driveway of a home in the 500 block of Mesa Grande Drive. A search was conducted which included Sheriff's Deputies, CHP units and a CHP helicopter. No suspects were located and it's now believed the suspect or suspects have left the area. A witness described a potential suspect as a White male adult, 20-25 years old, 5' 6" to 5' 8" tall, thin build, light-colored beard, wearing a blue shirt and black pants. Deputies located the last vehicle that was stolen which was described as a black 2008 Chevrolet Malibu in the city of Paso Robles. If anyone has information on these crimes, please contact the Sheriff's Office at 805-781-4550. Information can also be reported anonymously to Crime Stoppers by calling (805)549-STOP (7867) or through their website:

Prepared By: tcipolla
Released: Thursday 09/20/2018 7:03 PM