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Sheriff Brown and Community Leaders Launch Project Opioid Santa Barbara County

Santa Barbara, Calif. – On Wednesday, May 18, 2022, Sheriff Brown and Santa Barbara County community leaders announced the launch of Project Opioid Santa Barbara County. This regional overdose initiative… Read more »

Goleta Police Holding DUI Checkpoint May 20, 2022

Goleta, Calif. – The Goleta Police Department will hold a DUI checkpoint on Friday, May 20, 2022, from 6:00 p.m. to 3:00 a.m. at an undisclosed location within the City… Read more »

Bicycle and Pedestrian Safety Operation Planned for May 19, 2022

Goleta, Calif. – The Goleta Police Department will conduct a traffic safety operation Thursday May 19, 2022, from 1 pm to 5 pm focused on the most dangerous driver behaviors… Read more »

Sheriff’s Office Congratulates the 52nd Annual Guerry Award Recipients Including a Sheriff’s Pilot and Two Sheriff’s Deputies

Santa Barbara, Calif. – The Santa Barbara County Sheriff’s Office would like to congratulate the three Sheriff’s employees who were among the 12 recipients honored on May 18, 2022, with… Read more »

Sheriff’s Detectives Arrest Attempted Murder Suspect

Goleta, Calif. – Sheriff’s detectives have arrested a Goleta man for an attempted murder hours after the crime occurred. On Tuesday, May 17, 2022, at approximately 8:12 a.m., Sheriff’s deputies… Read more »

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 »

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