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Goleta Man Arrested for Setting Fire to Residence

Sheriff’s deputies have arrested a Goleta man who they believe is responsible for a structure fire. On Tuesday, October 19, 2021, at approximately 4:38 am, deputies responded with Santa Barbara… Read more »

Lompoc Man Arrested for Assault with a Deadly Weapon, Threats and Weapons Charges

Sheriff’s deputies have arrested a Lompoc man for charges stemming from a road rage incident that occurred in Solvang. On Saturday, October 16, 2021, at approximately 7:13 p.m., deputies responded… Read more »

Highway 101 Reopened- Evacuation Zones Remain

The California Highway Patrol has re-opened Highway 101 in the Alisal Fire area, but the evacuation zones remain in effect. A map of the evacuation warning and evacuation order areas… Read more »

Lompoc Man Arrested for Attempted Murder

On Tuesday, October 12, 2021, at approximately 9:10 a.m., Sheriff’s deputies responded with County Fire and American Medical Response to the 200-block of Burton Mesa Blvd. in Lompoc for a… Read more »

Sheriff’s Office Identfies Decedent from Lompoc Police Department Officer Involved Shooting Investigation

 The Santa Barbara County Sheriff’s Office is releasing the name of the decedent from the Lompoc Police Department officer involved shooting on October 9, 2021. The decedent is 32-year-old Travis… Read more »

Update: Main Jail COVID Outbreak Cases Cleared

All of the COVID-19 cases in the Main Jail outbreak have been cleared. There are currently zero active COVID-19 cases associated with the outbreak that we began monitoring in August…. Read more »

Sheriff’s Office Assisting Lompoc Police With Officer Involved Shooting Investigation

The Santa Barbara Sheriff’s Office is assisting the Lompoc Police Department with an investigation into an officer involved shooting. On October 9, 2021, at 6:33 p.m., Lompoc Police officers responded… Read more »

Update: Three Cases Remain in Main Jail COVID Outbreak

The number of active COVID-19 cases in the Main Jail outbreak is down to three as of today, Friday, October 8, 2021. The total number of cases remains at 90,… Read more »

In the early morning hours of Tuesday, October 5, 2021, four businesses in Acorn Plaza were burglarized. Deputies conducting follow-up to these cases collected surveillance footage that appears to show… Read more »

Sheriff’s Office Takes Pumpkin Contest on the Road

The Santa Barbara County Sheriff’s Office will be taking our Annual Pumpkin Decorating Contest on the road this year with our first Traveling Pumpkin Patch. For several years, Sheriff’s Office… Read more »

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