APD: Two arrested for assault with deadly weapon

Travis William Miller, 38, of Atascadero, and Nevada Skye Jones, 23, of Atascadero.

Shots fired behind bar early Wednesday morning

ATASCADERO — Shots fired behind bar early Wednesday morning leads to two arrests, the Atascadero Police Department reported.

At approximately 1:40 a.m. Wednesday, Oct. 3, officers from APD responded to a report of a fight behind Whiskey & June located at 5950 El Camino Real. Upon arriving at the scene, the officers learned of a physical fight between a suspect and victim. The suspect retrieved a handgun from his vehicle and pointed the firearm at the victim. The suspect fired a single round in the proximity of the victim. The shots fired missed the victim. A report was taken and an investigation was begun into the incident.

It was learned the suspect had possible ties to the Vagos Motorcycle Gang. The Atascadero Police Department was working with the San Luis Obispo Sheriff’s Department to confirm this information.  

At 11:51 a.m. on Wednesday, Oct. 3, officers located a black truck in which the suspect was a passenger on Olmeda and Rosario. The officers followed the truck and were able to pull them over on a high-risk stop at the Stow It Mini Storage.

The officers arrested Travis William Miller, 38, of Atascadero, and his associate Nevada Skye Jones, 23, of Atascadero. The suspects were arrested and booked into the San Luis Obispo County Jail. The investigation is ongoing in an effort to locate evidence and confirm Miller’s gang involvement.   

The Atascadero Police Department will be seeking charges of suspicion of assault with a deadly weapon and conspiracy with the San Luis Obispo County District Attorney’s Office.

Any questions or information to help this investigation, contact the Atascadero Police Department at 805-461-5051.


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