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Sheriff’s Office Provides Safety Training to Community

Santa Barbara, Calif. – The Sheriff’s Office Training Bureau cadre has been partnering with local business and schools to offer active attacker training to their staff members. As a result… Read more »

Suspect Taken into Custody in Isla Vista After Hours Long Stand-off

Isla Vista, Calif. – Sheriff’s deputies have taken a suspect into custody after an over 3-hour stand-off. On Thursday, August 18, 2022, at approximately 11:12 a.m., deputies responded to an… Read more »

The Goleta Police Department Encourages Community to Choose a Sober Way to Travel

Goleta, Calif. – As the summer travel season wraps up, the Goleta Police Department reminds drivers to be responsible and never drive under the influence of alcohol and/or drugs. “Whether… Read more »

DUI Checkpoint on August 19, 2022

Goleta, Calif. – The Goleta Police Department will hold a DUI checkpoint on Friday, August 19, 2022, from 6:00 p.m. to 3:00 a.m. at an undisclosed location within the City… Read more »

Suspect Arrested After Vehicle and Foot Pursuit

Vandenberg Village, Calif. – A suspect who led deputies on a vehicle pursuit, followed by a foot pursuit has been arrested. On Saturday, August 6, 2022, at approximately 6:52 p.m.,… Read more »

Sheriff’s Office Hosting Night Out Event in Carpinteria

Carpinteria, Calif. – The Santa Barbara County Sheriff’s Office is hosting a National Night Out event in Carpinteria on Wednesday, August 10, 2022. National Night Out is a nationwide, annual… Read more »

Detectives Seize Dangerous Drugs During Warrant Service

Santa Maria, Calif.  – Detectives from the Sheriff’s Office Special Investigations Bureau have arrested a Santa Maria man and seized a large amount of various illegal drugs. On Thursday, August… Read more »

Suspect Arrested for Brandishing a Ghost Gun in Isla Vista

Isla Vista, Calif. – On Saturday, July 30, 2022, at approximately 11:17 p.m., Sheriff’s deputies along with officers from UC Santa Barbara Police responded to the 6600-block of Del Playa… Read more »

Catalytic Converter Theft Suspects Arrested Following Pursuit

Santa Barbara, Calif.  – On Sunday, July 31, 2022, at approximately 3:51 a.m., deputies were dispatched to the 5200-block of Rhoads Avenue in Santa Barbara to investigate a report of… Read more »

Deputies Investigate Thefts of Pride Flags

Los Olivos, Calif. – Sheriff’s deputies have concluded their investigation into two thefts of Pride Flags in the Los Olivos area. On July 28, 2022, deputies responded to the 2900-block… Read more »

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