Sheriff's Message


Jail COVID Outbreak Update

Santa Barbara, Calif. –  The Sheriff’s Office is updating the status of COVID in our jail facilities. An outbreak was discovered on Wednesday, May 25, 2022, in the Main Jail… Read more »

Detectives Investigating Suspicious Death in Montecito

Montecito, Calif. – Santa Barbara County Sheriff’s Detectives are investigating a suspicious death in the 900-block of Park Lane. On Friday, May 27, 2022, at approximately 8:29 a.m., Sheriff’s deputies… Read more »

Bicycle and Pedestrian Safety Operation Planned for June 7, 2022

Goleta, Calif. – The Goleta Police Department will conduct a traffic safety operation Tuesday, June 7, 2022, from 1 p.m. to 5 pm focused on the most dangerous driver behaviors… Read more »

Suspect Arrested for Stalking and Hate Crimes in Isla Vista

Isla Vista, Calif. – The Santa Barbara County Sheriff’s Office has arrested a Santa Barbara man for stalking and hate crimes in Isla Vista. On Monday, May 30, 2022, Sheriff’s… Read more »

Sheriff’s Office Investigating Vandalism Hate Crime

Lompoc, Calif. – Sheriff’s deputies are investigating a vandalism hate crime that occurred at Cabrillo High School. On Tuesday, May 31, 2022, at approximately 6:00 a.m., deputies were dispatched to… Read more »

Bicyclist Dies from Injuries

Goleta, Calif. –  The Goleta Police Department is investigating a fatal bicycle accident that occurred in the 6200-block of Cathedral Oaks Road on Tuesday, May 31, 2022. At approximately 10:53… Read more »

Deputies Investigate Suspicious Circumstances at High School – Threat Determined to be Unfounded

Orcutt, Calif. – Sheriff’s deputies have determined that a report of a subject with a gun at St. Joseph’s High School was unfounded. At approximately 9:53 a.m. on Tuesday, May… Read more »

Santa Barbara Man Arrested for the Attempted Murder of his Housemate

Santa Barbara, Calif – Santa Barbara County Sheriff’s Detectives have arrested a Santa Barbara man for attempted murder of his housemate. On Thursday, May 26, 2022, at approximately 8:36 p.m.,… Read more »

COVID Outbreak Discovered in the Main Jail, Visitation Suspended

Santa Barbara, Calif. –  Sheriff’s Office Custody staff and our Wellpath partners have identified a COVID outbreak in the Main Jail. On Wednesday, May 25, 2022, Custody Staff detected 12… Read more »

Suspects Apprehended by K9 Unit and County Air Support

Santa Maria, Calif. – Sheriff’s deputies arrested two Lompoc men for theft of a vehicle, attempted theft of a catalytic converter, conspiracy, and assault. On Wednesday, May 25, 2022, at… Read more »

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