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Ten Sheriff’s Office Cadets Graduate from the Allan Hancock CORE Custody Deputy Academy

The Santa Barbara County Sheriff’s Office is pleased to announce the graduation of 10 Sheriff’s Office Custody Deputies from the Allan Hancock CORE Custody Deputy Academy.   The graduates received their certificates of completion yesterday, May 4, 2018, at a formal ceremony held at the Allan Hancock College Public Safety Training Complex in Lompoc.  The majority… Read more »

Sheriff’s Office Investigates Stabbings in Isla Vista  

The Santa Barbara County Sheriff’s Office is investigating the stabbings of three male subjects in Isla Vista last night, May 2, 2018, at approximately 9:00 p.m. in the 800 block of Camino Del Sur near Estero Park.   Sheriff’s deputies and UCSB Police officers responded to the area after the Santa Barbara County Public Safety Dispatch… Read more »

Two Juveniles Arrested Following Robbery and Pursuit

At approximately 6:30 a.m. today, May 1, 2018, the Santa Barbara County Public Safety Dispatch Center received a 911 call reporting a robbery that had just occurred at a group home in the 4600 block of South Bradley Road. The two male juvenile suspects, ages 14 and 15, confronted a female employee with a knife… Read more »

Public Assistance Request for Info Regarding Original Night Stalker’s Connection to SB County

The Santa Barbara County Sheriff’s Office is asking for the public’s help in establishing a timeline for the ongoing investigation involving the murders of 35-year-old Cheri Domingo, 27-year-old Gregory Sanchez, 35-year-old Dr. Debra Alexandria Manning, and 44-year-old Dr. Robert Offerman, as well as a double attempted homicide.  The suspect, 72-year-old Joseph James DeAngelo of Citrus… Read more »

California’s Most Sought Serial Killer Arrested

Almost forty years after the suspect known as the Original Night Stalker/East Area Rapist is believed to have committed the first of three horrific crimes in Santa Barbara County near Goleta, the Sheriff’s Office is pleased learn that the Sacramento County Sheriff’s Office has made an arrest in the case.  72-year-old Joseph James DeAngelo of… Read more »

Tip-A-Cop on Administrative Professionals Day

Join us for Lunch at Paradise Cafe this Wednesday and Raise Money for Special Olympics! The Santa Barbara County Sheriff’s Office encourages you to honor your Administrative Professional this Wednesday, April 25, 2018, with the gift of lunch at Paradise Cafe, which will also raise money for a great cause. From 11:30 a.m. to 2… Read more »

Alleged Montecito Heroin Dealer Arrested Following Investigation

On April 19, 2018, Sheriff’s detectives assigned to the Special Investigations Bureau (SIB) concluded an investigation into an alleged heroin dealer operating out of Montecito. SIB Detectives with the assistance of the Compliance Response Team (CRT), a Sheriff’s K-9 team and Tulare Police Officers, executed search warrants in the 800 block of Picacho Lane in… Read more »

Sheriff’s Office and Autism Society Provide Awareness Training to Santa Barbara County First Responders

First Responders from public safety agencies across Santa Barbara County know more about how to communicate with people who have autism after attending an important training yesterday, April 18, 2018, at CenCal Health in Santa Barbara.  The Autism Society in collaboration with the Santa Barbara County Sheriff’s Office hosted two training sessions taught by Officer… Read more »

Sheriff’s Deputies Arrest Felons in Possession of Firearms Following Routine Traffic Stop

At approximately 9:00 a.m. today, April 18, 2018, Sheriff’s deputies assigned to the Santa Ynez Valley made a routine traffic stop at Sanja Cota and Casino Drive near the Chumash Casino.  During the contact, deputies observed a handgun and ammunition in plain view in the car.  A search of the vehicle revealed a loaded .38 caliber… Read more »

Most Wanted Wednesday

Stacy Luaguevara is wanted on a $125,000.000 felony warrant charging her with child endangerment and felony battery.  Her last known address was in the City of Santa Barbara. She is described as 5 feet 2 inches tall, 120 pounds with brown hair and brown eyes.

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