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Sheriff Brown and Community Leaders to Announce Launch of Project Opioid Santa Barbara County

Press Conference Wednesday, May 18, 2022 12:15 p.m. Santa Ynez Marriott 555 Mc Murray Road, Buellton, Ca. 93427 Sheriff Brown will publicly announce the launch of Project Opioid Santa Barbara… Read more »

Sheriff’s Office Welcomes New Hires and Congratulates Recently Promoted Staff Members

Santa Barbara, Calif. – On Monday, May 9, 2022, the Sheriff’s Office welcomed four new hires and congratulated 15 recently promoted staff members. The ceremony celebrating important career milestones was… Read more »

Wanted Suspect Flees from Sheriff’s Detectives, Fires a Firearm and is Arrested

Santa Maria, Calif. – Sheriff’s Detectives from the Compliance Response Team (CRT) have arrested a wanted Santa Maria man after he fired a single round from a firearm while attempting… Read more »

Lompoc Man Arrested for Avocado Theft

Goleta, Calif. – A Sheriff’s deputy interrupted the theft of avocados at a ranch in Goleta and arrested a Lompoc man for the grand theft of fruit as well as… Read more »

Santa Maria Man Arrested for Illegal Marijuana Sales and Weapons Violations

Santa Maria, Calif. – On Thursday, May 5, 2022, detectives from the Sheriff’s Office Cannabis Compliance Team concluded a proactive investigation into a subject selling marijuana illegally in Orcutt and… Read more »

Goleta Man Arrested for Robbery in Buellton

Buellton, Calif. – Sheriff’s deputies in Santa Barbara have arrested a suspect for a robbery in Buellton that had just occurred. On Monday, May 2, 2022, at approximately 10:46 a.m.,… Read more »

130 Drivers Cited in April for Violating Hands-Free Cell Phone Law

Goleta, Calif. – In an effort to raise awareness about the dangers of distracted driving, the Goleta Police Department issued 130 citations during the month of April to drivers who… Read more »

Sheriff’s Office Nominees Honored by Santa Barbara Kiwanis Club

Santa Barbara, Calif. – The Santa Barbara County Sheriff’s Office was pleased to participate in the 2022 Kiwanis Club of Santa Barbara’s annual “Extra Step Awards.” The Sheriff’s Office nominated… Read more »

Traffic Stop Leads to Passenger Being Rescued with Naloxone, Driver Arrested

Deputies conducting a traffic enforcement stop discovered a passenger in the vehicle actively overdosing and was able to administer naloxone to the passenger, saving his life. On Tuesday, April 5,… Read more »

Sheriff’s Office Thanks Dispatchers and Call Takers During National Public Safety Communicators Week

Sheriff Brown, along with the members of the Santa Barbara County Sheriff’s Office will be celebrating and thanking our dispatchers and call takers during Nation Public Safety Communications Week from… Read more »

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