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Goleta Man Arrested for Robbery in Buellton

Buellton, Calif. – Sheriff’s deputies in Santa Barbara have arrested a suspect for a robbery in Buellton that had just occurred. On Monday, May 2, 2022, at approximately 10:46 a.m.,… Read more »

130 Drivers Cited in April for Violating Hands-Free Cell Phone Law

Goleta, Calif. – In an effort to raise awareness about the dangers of distracted driving, the Goleta Police Department issued 130 citations during the month of April to drivers who… Read more »

Sheriff’s Office Nominees Honored by Santa Barbara Kiwanis Club

Santa Barbara, Calif. – The Santa Barbara County Sheriff’s Office was pleased to participate in the 2022 Kiwanis Club of Santa Barbara’s annual “Extra Step Awards.” The Sheriff’s Office nominated… Read more »

Traffic Stop Leads to Passenger Being Rescued with Naloxone, Driver Arrested

Deputies conducting a traffic enforcement stop discovered a passenger in the vehicle actively overdosing and was able to administer naloxone to the passenger, saving his life. On Tuesday, April 5,… Read more »

Sheriff’s Office Thanks Dispatchers and Call Takers During National Public Safety Communicators Week

Sheriff Brown, along with the members of the Santa Barbara County Sheriff’s Office will be celebrating and thanking our dispatchers and call takers during Nation Public Safety Communications Week from… Read more »

2022 Deltopia Weekend Recap

The Santa Barbara County Sheriff’s Office is releasing preliminary numbers related to the unsanctioned spring break party in Isla Vista known as Deltopia. The Deltopia weekend this year started on… Read more »

22 Cited During Bicycle and Pedestrian Safety Operation

The Goleta Police Department Traffic Unit issued 22 traffic citations for a variety of violations made by drivers, bicyclists and pedestrians during a safety operation on March 29, 2022. In… Read more »

April is Distracted Driving Awareness Month

April is Distracted Driving Awareness Month, and the Goleta Police Department will be actively looking for drivers throughout the month who are in violation of the state’s hands-free cell phone… Read more »

Escaped Inmate and Accomplices Arrested

Sheriff’s detectives have arrested an inmate who escaped from the Main Jail, and two accomplices who assisted him following the escape. On Sunday, March 27, 2022 at approximately 7:00 p.m.,… Read more »

Sheriff’s Office and UCSB Police Hosting Isla Vista Community Safety and Support Forum

The Santa Barbara County Sheriff’s Office and the UCSB Police Department invite members of the Isla Vista community to a Safety and Support Forum on Wednesday, March 30, 2022, from… Read more »

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