Author: Jere Short

Three Sheriff’s Employees Test Positive for COVID-19

Santa Barbara, Calif. – A non-sworn member of our professional staff, a Custody Deputy and a Sheriff’s Deputy with unrelated exposures, have tested positive for COVID-19. The non-sworn employee last… Read more »

Sheriff’s Office Continues Search for Missing Diver

Santa Cruz Island, Calif. – The Sheriff’s Office has taken lead in the search for a missing diver near Santa Cruz Island. At approximately 9:38 p.m. 11/29, the United States… Read more »

Reminder to Consider Personal Safety When Heading Out for a Hike

Santa Barbara, Calif. – The Sheriff’s Office would like to remind hikers to consider personal safety precautions before they head out for a hike. The Sheriff’s Office has recently taken… Read more »

Fatal Vehicle vs. Pedestrian Accident in Goleta

Goleta, Calif. –  At 8:36 p.m. on Friday, November 13th, Sheriff’s deputies, County Fire and AMR personnel responded to the 6800-block of Cathedral Oaks Rd, between Los Carneros Rd and… Read more »

Two Custody Deputies Test Positive for COVID-19

Santa Barbara, Calif. – On Saturday, November 14, 2020, two custody deputies with unrelated possible exposures, sought testing at community testing sites.  Both tested positive for COVID-19. The two custody… Read more »

Detectives Arrest Suspect for Halloween Day Attack

Goleta, Calif. – Detectives have arrested the suspect from the assault with a deadly weapon that occurred at 10:00 a.m. on Saturday, October 31, 2020 at the corner of Hollister… Read more »

Jail Based Competency Treatment Program Opens at Sheriff’s Main Jail

Santa Barbara –   The Sheriff’s Office, in collaboration with Wellpath healthcare services, is proud to announce the opening of a 10-bed Jail Based Competency Treatment (JBCT) program. JBCT is a… Read more »

A Peaceful 2020 Halloween Weekend in Isla Vista

Isla Vista, Ca. – The Santa Barbara Sheriff’s Office would like to thank all of the allied agencies that assisted in the planning and logistics involved in this year’s Halloween… Read more »

Detectives Investigate Assault with a Deadly Weapon

Goleta, Calif. –  Sheriff’s detectives are investigating an assault with a deadly weapon that occurred this morning. At 10:00 a.m., Sheriff’s deputies were dispatched to a report of a fight… Read more »

Suspect Arrested for Attempting to Lure Child with Tobacco Products

Solvang, Calif.  – Sheriff’s detectives are investigating a suspect who was arrested last week after he attempted to lure a 12-year-old into sexual acts in exchange for flavored tobacco products…. Read more »

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