Author: Jere Short

Child Fatally Injured in Traffic Accident

Goleta, Calif. – On Tuesday, August 30, 2022, at 2:49 PM, the Goleta Police Department responded to a vehicle versus a child traffic collision that occurred in the area of… Read more »

Deputies Arrest Additional Catalytic Converter Theft Suspect

Orcutt, Calif. – Sheriff’s deputies arrested one of two suspects for theft of catalytic converters and recovered several stolen converters. On Wednesday, March 23, 2022, at 3:27 in the morning,… Read more »

Locate at Risk Missing Juvenile – FOUND!

Santa Maria – FOUND! The Santa Barbara County Sheriff’s Office is requesting the publics assistance to help locate 13-year-old Beverly Spencer. Spencer was last seen in the area of Foster… Read more »

Detectives Arrest Suspect for Lewd Acts with a Child – Additional Victims Sought

Santa Barbara, Calif. – On Tuesday, 03-30-2021, Santa Barbara County Sheriff’s Department Criminal Investigations Bureau arrested Michael Felipe Limon at his home in the Unincorporated area of Santa Barbara for… Read more »

Santa Barbara County Sheriff’s Office Releases 2020 Crime Stats

Overall Crime Rate Rises & Specific Concerns Identified Santa Barbara, Calif. – The Santa Barbara County Sheriff’s Office is releasing the 2020 crime statistics for the communities served by the… Read more »

Suspect Arrested for Sex Crimes that Targeted Elderly Victims

Goleta, Calif. – Sheriff’s Detectives, along with detectives from the Santa Barbara Police Department have arrested a suspect for alleged sex crimes that targeted elderly victims in a care home… Read more »

Sheriff’s Office Investigation Continues. Help sought from the Public

Santa Barbara, Calif. – The Santa Barbara Sheriff’s Office responded to a report of a shooting which occurred inside of a vehicle parked on Burtis St. in unincorporated Santa Barbara… Read more »

Additional Inmates and Personnel Test COVID-19 Positive

Santa Barbara, Calif. – Twenty-three additional inmates and six additional Sheriff’s Office personnel have been found to be COVID-19 positive.  This brings the total number of inmates testing positive at… Read more »

Custody Deputy, Non-Sworn Staff and Five Additional Inmates are COVID-19 Positive, One COVID Positive Inmate Released

Santa Barbara, Calif. – A Custody Deputy, a non-sworn staff member and five additional inmates have been found to be COVID-19 positive, and one COVID-19 positive inmate has been released…. Read more »

Suspect Arrested for Narcotics and Weapons Violations in Isla Vista

Isla Vista, Calif. – On Friday, December 18, 2020, Sheriff’s Deputies along with Officers from UC Santa Barbara Police conducted a search of a residence in the 6700-block of Sueno… Read more »

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