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Suspect Attempting to Sell Stolen Surfboards Leads to Arrests  

At approximately noon on January 3, 2018, Sheriff’s deputies responded to Play it Again Sports in the 4800 block of Hollister Avenue after a report of a subject inside attempting… Read more »

Most Wanted Wednesday

UPDATE 1-3-18 Thanks to your tips Scott was arrested by Santa Maria Police Officers on 1-2-18.  He is currently in custody in the Santa Barbara Main Jail.     Anthony… Read more »

Sheriff Office’s First Helicopter Pilot to Retire

 After almost 35 years of service, Sheriff’s Sgt. Gregg Weitzman of the Santa Barbara County Sheriff/Fire Air Support Unit announced he will retire early in the new year. Sgt. Weitzman’s… Read more »

Sheriff’s Deputies Interrupt Residential Burglary in Progress

At approximately 3:00 p.m. on December 21, 2017, Sheriff’s Deputies responded to a burglary alarm at a residence in the Vandenberg Village area and discovered a residential burglary in progress…. Read more »

Thomas Fire Mutual Aid Assist with Burglary Arrest in Montecito

At approximately 8:30 p.m. last night, December 19, 2017, Sheriff’s deputies were dispatched to a report of a burglary in progress at a residence in the 1000 block of Channel… Read more »

Most Wanted Wednesday

David Samulski is wanted on a $35,000.00 felony warrant charging him with bringing controlled substances into a jail facility.  He is described as 5-10, 180 lbs with blonde hair and… Read more »

Butane Honey Oil Extraction Lab Located in Thomas Fire Mandatory Evacuation Zone

At approximately 11:10 a.m. on December 13, 2017, the Santa Barbara County Sheriff’s Office received a report from the Thomas Fire Incident Command of a potential Marijuana Butane Honey Oil… Read more »

Holiday Season DUI Enforcement Kickoff

This holiday season, the Goleta Police Department will work around the clock to keep drivers and passengers safe as they search for impaired drivers. From December 15, 2017 through January… Read more »

Suspect Arrested for Possession of Stolen Property and Vehicle Theft

Santa Barbara County Sheriff’s Deputies arrested a suspect yesterday, December 12, 2017, in the unincorporated area of Santa Maria for possession of a stolen vehicle and other stolen property.  Shortly… Read more »

Five Sheriff’s Deputies Graduate from Allan Hancock Law Enforcement Academy

The Santa Barbara County Sheriff’s Office is pleased to officially welcome five new Sheriff’s Deputies to our team.   On Decemeber 8, 2017, at a traditional ceremony before a room of… Read more »

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