San Luis Obispo Police Chief’s Gun Stolen After She Forgets It In Restroom

losangeles.cbslocal.com | 7/11/2019 | Staff
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SAN LUIS OBISPO (CBSLA) – Surveillance photos have been released of a man suspected of stealing the San Luis Obispo police chief’s gun after she forgot it in a restaurant bathroom Wednesday.

In a video posted to the department’s Facebook page Wednesday night, Chief Deanna Cantrell admitted that she took off her gun while using the restroom at an El Pollo Loco restaurant early Wednesday afternoon and apologized to the public.

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“Even though my gun was in a holster, it didn’t stay clipped to my pants, so I removed it, and I placed it next to me,” Cantrell said.

She exited the bathroom without the gun, and by the time she realized it was missing a few minutes later, she returned to find it gone.

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“I left, and I left my firearm in a restroom,” Cantrell said. ‘Within minutes I realized it, but when I went back it was gone.”

Police checked security video and determined that three customers entered the restroom between...
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