Sheriff's Message


Child Fatally Injured in Traffic Accident

Goleta, Calif. – On Tuesday, August 30, 2022, at 2:49 PM, the Goleta Police Department responded to a vehicle versus a child traffic collision that occurred in the area of… Read more »

Detectives Investigating Robbery and Kidnapping

Carpinteria, Calif. – Sheriff’s detectives are investigating a reported robbery and kidnapping that occurred on Tuesday, August 23, 2022, in the 4900-block of Carpinteria Avenue. On Wednesday, August 24, 2022,… Read more »

Three “Ghost Guns” Confiscated and Suspect Arrested in Isla Vista

Isla Vista, Calif. – Deputies from the Isla Vista Foot Patrol station have arrested a Lompoc man for weapons charges and confiscated three un-serialized “ghost guns”. On August 14, 2022,… Read more »

Sheriff’s Office Provides Safety Training to Community

Santa Barbara, Calif. – The Sheriff’s Office Training Bureau cadre has been partnering with local business and schools to offer active attacker training to their staff members. As a result… Read more »

Suspect Taken into Custody in Isla Vista After Hours Long Stand-off

Isla Vista, Calif. – Sheriff’s deputies have taken a suspect into custody after an over 3-hour stand-off. On Thursday, August 18, 2022, at approximately 11:12 a.m., deputies responded to an… Read more »

The Goleta Police Department Encourages Community to Choose a Sober Way to Travel

Goleta, Calif. – As the summer travel season wraps up, the Goleta Police Department reminds drivers to be responsible and never drive under the influence of alcohol and/or drugs. “Whether… Read more »

DUI Checkpoint on August 19, 2022

Goleta, Calif. – The Goleta Police Department will hold a DUI checkpoint on Friday, August 19, 2022, from 6:00 p.m. to 3:00 a.m. at an undisclosed location within the City… Read more »

Suspect Arrested After Vehicle and Foot Pursuit

Vandenberg Village, Calif. – A suspect who led deputies on a vehicle pursuit, followed by a foot pursuit has been arrested. On Saturday, August 6, 2022, at approximately 6:52 p.m.,… Read more »

Sheriff’s Office Hosting Night Out Event in Carpinteria

Carpinteria, Calif. – The Santa Barbara County Sheriff’s Office is hosting a National Night Out event in Carpinteria on Wednesday, August 10, 2022. National Night Out is a nationwide, annual… Read more »

Detectives Seize Dangerous Drugs During Warrant Service

Santa Maria, Calif.  – Detectives from the Sheriff’s Office Special Investigations Bureau have arrested a Santa Maria man and seized a large amount of various illegal drugs. On Thursday, August… Read more »

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