Press Releases

Friday 08/17/2018 2:00 PM - Person of Interest Named in Cold Case Homicide

Contact: Tony Cipolla
Phone: (805) 781-4547
Type of Incident: Person of Interest Named in Cold Case Homicide
Date and Time of Incident: 8-16-18, Approximately 12:45 PM
Place of Occurrence: 1900 Block of Fieldstone Circle, Paso Robles
Victim Information: Jerry Lee Greer, 71, Templeton
Suspect Information: N/A
Details of News Release: On 3-28-09, Jerry Greer was found dead in his home in the 2000 block of Santa Rita Road in Templeton. Greer's body was discovered inside the home by family members. His death was deemed a homicide. This case has been thoroughly investigated since that time. As a result of the Sheriff's Office Cold Case Investigation Unit, a person of interest has been revealed in the murder of Jerry Greer. On 8-16-18, Sheriff's Detectives interviewed Brian Scott Greer and served a search warrant on his residence in the 1900 block of Fieldstone Circle in Paso Robles. Brian Greer is the son of Jerry Greer. Sheriff's Detectives are not commenting further on what evidence they have in the case or why they believe Brian Greer is a person of interest. Detectives collected items from the residence and their investigation is continuing. Brian Greer is a retired state correctional officer. Detectives are asking those who worked with Brian Greer or who may have information on the murder of Jerry Greer to contact the Detective Division at 805-781-4500. No further information is available at this time.

Prepared By: tcipolla
Released: Friday 08/17/2018 2:02 PM