On Saturday, August 3rd, 2019, the Arroyo Grande Police Department took 36 year old Matthew Leroy Ehens into custody for attempted murder. Earlier, the Arroyo Grande Police investigated a stabbing in the 600 block of Lancaster Drive. Ehens was located by the Arroyo Grande Police Department where a pursuit ensued. With the assistance of the San Luis Obispo Sheriff's Office, Ehens was taken into custody following a traffic collision in rural Arroyo Grande. Ehens was booked on attempted murder, assault with a deadly weapon, and elder abuse.
Commander Shawn Cosgrove