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Cannabis Compliance Team Seizes More Than 1,500 Illegal Marijuana Plants

 In an effort to deter and eradicate illegal marijuana cultivation sites, the newly funded Sheriff’s Cannabis Compliance Team has been identifying illegal cultivators in Santa Barbara County. The goal of the team is to stop the illegal cultivation of marijuana and prevent the environmental crimes associated with these illegal grows. On September 6, 2018, investigators… Read more »

Pedestrian Safety Enforcement Operations Planned for Goleta

The Traffic Unit of the Goleta Police Department will step up pedestrian safety enforcement operations Wednesday, September 12, 2018, with focused enforcement on collision causing factors involving motorists and pedestrians.  The Traffic Unit will be deployed to crackdown on drivers and pedestrians who violate traffic laws meant to protect all roadway users. The department has… Read more »

Reminder for Blood Drive TODAY at Sheriff’s Headquarters

Just a reminder that we are having a Blood Drive TODAY at Sheriff’s Headquarters located at 4434 Calle Real today from 2:00 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. What a great way to give back and honor of all those who perished and first responders who risked and lost their lives to save others 17 years ago… Read more »

New Cuyama Resident Arrested Following Dispute with Neighbor    

At approximately 10:15 p.m. last night, September 9, 2018, Sheriff’s deputies responded to a report of shots fired in the 4800 block of Cebrian Ave. in New Cuyama.  When deputies arrived they learned that 51-year-old Jacob Eddy had gone into a neighbor’s attached garage where a group was playing pool.  He allegedly took a pool… Read more »

Sheriff’s Office Celebrates Nine Promotions Including the Swearing in of a New Undersheriff

The Santa Barbara County Sheriff’s Office is pleased to announce the promotions of nine Sheriff’s employees including the promotion of a new Second in Command and Chief of Law Enforcement Operations.  The select group was honored this morning, September 10, 2018, at a promotional ceremony held at Earl’s Place at the Earl Warren Showgrounds.  Before… Read more »

Meet the New School Resource Deputy for Cabrillo High School and Maple High School

The Santa Barbara County Sheriff’s Office is pleased to introduce the new School Resource Deputy (SRD) for Cabrillo High School and Maple High School in Lompoc. Sr. Deputy Dennis Thomas, a 17-year veteran of the Sheriff’s Office, started his new assignment at the start of the school year and has spent his first several weeks… Read more »

DUI/Driver’s License Checkpoint Planned Tomorrow Night

The Goleta Police Department Traffic Unit will be conducting a DUI/Driver’s License Checkpoint tomorrow, September 7, 2018, at an undisclosed location within the city limits between the hours of 6:00 p.m. to 3:30 a.m. In recent years, California has seen a disturbing increase in drug-impaired driving crashes.  The Goleta PD supports the new effort from… Read more »

Blood Drive at Sheriff’s Headquarters on Sept. 11

Please mark your calendar and make on appointment to give blood at Sheriff’s headquarters on September 11, 2018, the 17th anniversary of the 9/11 terrorist attacks. What a great way to give back and honor of all those who perished and first responders who risked and lost their lives to save others. The blood drive… Read more »

Public Assistance Requested to Help Locate Robbery Suspect

At approximately 10:10 p.m. last night, September 2, 2018, Sheriff’s deputies responded to a report of a robbery at a business located in the 100 block of S. Turnpike Road. It was determined the unknown suspect entered the store, walked to a register and demanded money.  The suspect told the store employee that he had… Read more »

Same Suspects Target Marijuana Cultivation Facility Again

The Sheriff’s Office is releasing the identities of the two suspects arrested for an attempted robbery yesterday, August 29, 2018, at a Marijuana Cultivation Facility in Carpinteria.  The suspects are 31-year-old Tyrone Taylor of Lancaster and 45-year-old Henry Jernigan of Los Angeles.  A third suspect is still outstanding. The investigation revealed that Taylor and Jernigan… Read more »

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