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Santa Barbara Man Arrested for Attempted Kidnapping

Carpinteria, Calif. – Sheriff’s deputies have arrested a Santa Barbara man for an attempted kidnapping that occurred earlier in the week. On Tuesday, November 9, 2022, Community Resource Deputy (CRD)… Read more »

Overdosing Inmate Resuscitated at Main Jail

Santa Barbara, Calif. – Custody deputies at the Main Jail successfully revived an inmate who was suspected to be overdosing. On Thursday, November 10, 2022, at approximately 7:15 a.m., a… Read more »

Sheriff’s Office Welcomes 13 New Employees

Santa Barbara, Calif. – On Thursday, November 10, 2022, the Santa Barbara County Sheriff’s Office welcomed 13 recently hired employees. In a ceremony at the Board of Supervisors Hearing Room,… Read more »

Sheriff’s Office Investigating Shooting in Carpinteria

Carpinteria, Calif. – The Santa Barbara County Sheriff’s Office is investigating a shooting that left a teenage juvenile victim with moderate injuries. On Monday, November 7, 2022, at 6:42 p.m.,… Read more »

Suspect Arrested for Arson in Ward Incident

Santa Barbara, Calif –   Sheriff’s Deputies have arrested a suspected arsonist in the Ward Incident fire. On Wednesday, November 2, 2022, at approximately 11:40 p.m., deputies responded with County Fire… Read more »

Caller Alerts NBJ Staff of Overdose and Saves Inmates Life

Santa Maria, Calif. – A member of the public called the Northern Branch Jail staff to alert them about an inmate who was possibly overdosing, resulting in that inmate being… Read more »

2022 Halloween Weekend Uneventful

Isla Vista, Ca. – The Santa Barbara Sheriff’s Office would like to thank the community stakeholders, residents, and allied agencies that assisted in the planning and logistics involved in this… Read more »

Suspects Arrested After Attempting to Pass Forged Checks

Santa Maria, Calif. – After an hour-long search, deputies arrested two Santa Maria men for several felony charges stemming from their attempt to defraud a bank. On Tuesday, October 25,… Read more »

Sheriff’s Office Shares Information for Upcoming Halloween Operation in Isla Vista

Isla Vista, Calif. – The Santa Barbara County Sheriff’s Office would like to share information from frequently asked questions about the upcoming 2022 Halloween weekend. The Sheriff’s Office worked together… Read more »

Nine Custody Deputies Graduate from Allan Hancock College CORE Custody Academy

Lompoc, Calif. – This morning, the Santa Barbara County Sheriff’s Office celebrated the graduation of nine Sheriff’s Custody Deputies from the Allan Hancock CORE Custody Deputy Academy. The graduates received… Read more »

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