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Santa Barbara County Sheriff’s Office Providing Mutual Aid to Maui

Santa Barbara, Calif. – Late last week, the Santa Barbara County Sheriff’s Office received a law enforcement mutual aid request from the California Governor’s Office of Emergency Services, on behalf… Read more »

Fentanyl Awareness and Prevention Day

On Monday, August 21st, the Santa Barbara County Sheriff’s Office recognizes National Fentanyl Prevention and Awareness Day by continuing to take action with Project Opioid, a diverse coalition of community… Read more »

Two Victims Stabbed in Isla Vista Have Non-Life Threatening Injuries

On Sunday, at approximately 12:20 am, deputies responded to a report of a stabbing in the 6600 block of Sueno Road in Isla Vista. Deputies learned two male victims were… Read more »

TRUTH Act Forum Set for August 22

Discussion to focus on access provided to federal immigration authorities (SANTA BARBARA, Calif.) – Santa Barbara County residents are invited to participate in a community forum about a California law… Read more »

Mail Jail Escape Attempt Thwarted

Santa Barbara, Calif. –  An apparent escape attempt was stopped at the Main Jail on Monday night. On July 31, 2023, at approximately 8:44 p.m., custody deputies observed five unescorted inmates in… Read more »

Santa Paula Man Arrested for DUI, Drug Manufacturing Lab Found in Vehicle

Goleta, Calif. – On Friday, July 21, 2023, at approximately 6:27 p.m., deputies responded to the 5500-block of Hollister for a report of a subject who had passed out in… Read more »

Sheriff’s Office Partnering with Girls Inc. Carpinteria to Host Night Out and Community Table Event in Carpinteria

Carpinteria, Calif. – The Santa Barbara County Sheriff’s Office has partnered with Girls Inc. of Carpinteria to host a National Night Out and Community Table event in Carpinteria on Tuesday,… Read more »

UPDATE: Summerland Burglary Suspect Arrested

Summerland, Calif. – The Summerland burglary suspect from early today has been apprehended thanks to an aware community member who spotted the subject. Shortly after deputies took an initial report… Read more »

Deputies Searching for Burglary Suspect in Summerland

Summerland, Calif. – Coastal Patrol deputies are investigating a burglary that occurred in the 800-block of Sand Point Road in Summerland this morning. At approximately 9:08 a.m., deputies were called… Read more »

Two Suspects Arrested for Weapons and Drug Possession Charges

Goleta, Calif. – Sheriff’s Deputies have arrested a Goleta man and woman found in possession of an array of illegal drugs and two loaded firearms. On Thursday, July 6, 2023,… Read more »

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