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San Luis Obispo Police Department
Tuesday July 2nd, 2019 :: 02:21 p.m. PDT


Richard Orcutt posts bail and is released from County Jail. Photograph of card believed to have been sent by Orcutt.


WHAT: Follow up on Arrest of Richard Orcutt

WHERE: 1300 Block of Cavalier, SLO

WHEN: June 30, 2019

ARRESTED: 62 Year Old Richard Vincent Orcutt of San Luis Obispo

DEPARTMENT CONTACT: Lieutenant John Bledsoe


Richard Orcutt was booked into SLO County Jail on 6-30-19 at approximately 10:30 am on the below listed charges. Orcutt posted bail and was released from custody later that same day, on
6-30-19, at approximately 3:20 pm. His booking photograph is attached.

San Luis Obispo Police Detectives are continuing to investigate this case involving Richard Orcutt. As part of their investigation, detectives believe Orcutt sent Hallmark cards depicting the American flag to property management companies, property owners and possibly renters of Cavalier addresses in the City of San Luis Obispo. These cards had no return name or address, and contained threatening language to shoot people of minority descent. Photographs of one of the Hallmark cards police recovered in this case are attached. Police are asking anyone who received, or knows someone who received a suspicious card matching the one in the photograph to contact the San Luis Obispo Police Department.

San Luis Obispo Police Department
1042 Walnut Street
San Luis Obispo, CA 93401

Emergency: 9-1-1
Non-emergencies: 805-781-7337

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