Press Releases

Friday 10/20/2017 7:02 PM - Attempted Homicide Search Warrant and Arrest

Contact: Sheriff's Watch Commander
Phone: (805) 805-781-4553
Type of Incident: Attempted Homicide Search Warrant and Arrest
Date and Time of Incident: 10/20/2017 at 05:30 hours
Place of Occurrence: 2700 block of Pine Hawk Way in San Miguel, California
Victim Information: Un-named
Suspect Information: Jim Pinedo, age 37, from San Miguel, California
Details of News Release: On 10/20/2017, at 05:30 hours, the Sheriff's Office Detectives, with assistance from the Sheriff's Special Enforcement Detail and the Regional SWAT Team, served a high risk search warrant for an attempted murder investigation in the 2700 block of Pine Hawk Way in San Miguel, California. During the service of the search, the suspect, Jim Pinedo, was located on the property, and arrested for attempted murder. The high risk search warrant was in conjunction with the attempted murder investigation that was initiated on 10/02/2017. The un-named victim was shoot in the neck by the suspect, and sought medical treatment at a local hospital emergency room on that date. Deputies and Detectives responded to the emergency room, investigated the circumstances, and determined that Jim Pinedo was the suspect. Jim Pinedo is currently booked in the San Luis Obispo County Jail on attempted murder charges. His bail is set at $500,000.

Prepared By: kscott
Released: Friday 10/20/2017 7:03 PM