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Arroyo Grande Police Department
Friday March 8th, 2019 :: 03:53 p.m. PST


Felony Vandalism Arrest

On March 7, 2019, at approximately 11:55 AM, Arroyo Grande Police Department officers were dispatched to the 1000 block of E. Grand Ave. for a report of a vandalism in progress in the parking lot of the Department of Social Services. The male subject was witnessed throwing large rocks at the windshields of San Luis Obispo County owned vehicles causing damage. The male fled the parking lot and continued walking in the 1000 block of E. Grand Ave. An Arroyo Grande Police Officer observed the male throw several rocks through the window of a business located in the 900 block of E. Grand Ave. causing substantial damage. The subject, later identified as 20-year old Anthony Christopher Panos of Atascadero, was detained without incident. Panos was taken into custody and booked into the San Luis Obispo County Jail for a felony charge of Penal Code Section 594 (b)(1) - Vandalism.

Arroyo Grande Police Department
200 N Halcyon Rd
Arroyo Grande, CA 93420

Emergency: 9-1-1
Non-emergencies: 805-473-5100

Beau D. Pryor, Chief of Police

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