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Posted on: October 8, 2018

[ARCHIVED] Suspicious Circumstances – Arrest Georgia Brown Elementary School


On October 5, 2018, at approximately 7:45am, Paso Robles Police Officers arrested Paso Robles resident Jesus Chavarria near Georgia Brown Elementary School. Chavarria was arrested for annoying a child under the age of 18, being under the influence of a controlled substance and possession of a controlled substance.

Paso Robles Police Officers were dispatched to Georgia Brown Elementary School around 7:45am Friday morning after a group of children reported to school officials that a suspicious man approached them and asked if they wanted candy. Officers quickly canvassed the area and located 43-year-old Jesus Chavarria standing on the corner of 34th Street and Oak Street. The school children identified Chavarria as the man that had approached them.

Officers completed a drug evaluation on Chavarria and arrested him for being under the influence of a controlled substance and for possession of suspected methamphetamine. Chavarria, was booked at San Luis Obispo County Jail for annoying a child under the age of 18, being under the influence of a controlled substance and possession of a controlled substance.

The Paso Robles Police Department would like to commend these children for doing the right thing! Remembering, “If you see something, say something.” We encourage parents to talk with their children about personal safety and awareness. Encourage your children to stay alert to their surroundings and immediately contact the police department or a school official if they observe something or someone that appears suspicious.

This investigation is ongoing and any further information should be forward to the department at 805-237-6464.

Persons who would like to remain anonymous and have information about this crime or any others are encouraged to call Crime Stoppers' 24-hour hotline at 549-STOP or by texting “SLOTIPS” plus your message” to CRIMES (274637).

Jesus Chavarria

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