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Friday 11/02/2012 6:40 PM - Suspicious Subject Update

Contact: Tony Cipolla
Phone: (805) 781-4547
Type of Incident: Suspicious Subject Update
Date and Time of Incident: 11-2-12, Approximately 9:50 AM
Place of Occurrence: 1500 block of Templeton Road, Templeton
Victim Information: N/A
Suspect Information: Jeffery Lee Wilson, 41, Atascadero
Details of News Release: San Luis Obispo County Sheriff's deputies have now named a person of interest in the case of a suspicious subject in Templeton. Detectives are looking for Jeffrey Lee Wilson of Atascadero. On 11-2-12, the San Luis Obispo County Sheriff's Office received a report of man carrying a machete and wearing camouflage style clothing in the 1500 block of Templeton Road in Templeton. When deputies responded to the location where the man was last seen, they discovered a burglary had taken place at a nearby business. The man was last seen going in the direction of the riverbed towards the Home Depot in Atascadero. A search was begun that included Sheriff's deputies, Sheriff's K9 units, ATV's, CHP helicopter, and Atascadero Police officers. After a lengthy search, the man was not located in the area and the search was discontinued. Investigators now believe Wilson may be that man. He is described as a white male adult, with a military style haircut, between 5-8 and 5-9, stocky, reddish-colored skin, wearing camouflage style clothing, and carrying large 10 inch machete. If anyone has information on Wilson's whereabouts, they are asked to contact the Sheriff's Office at 781-4550.

Prepared By: tcipolla
Released: Friday 11/02/2012 6:41 PM