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Suspect Arrested for Brandishing a Ghost Gun in Isla Vista

Isla Vista, Calif. – On Saturday, July 30, 2022, at approximately 11:17 p.m., Sheriff’s deputies along with officers from UC Santa Barbara Police responded to the 6600-block of Del Playa… Read more »

Catalytic Converter Theft Suspects Arrested Following Pursuit

Santa Barbara, Calif.  – On Sunday, July 31, 2022, at approximately 3:51 a.m., deputies were dispatched to the 5200-block of Rhoads Avenue in Santa Barbara to investigate a report of… Read more »

Deputies Investigate Thefts of Pride Flags

Los Olivos, Calif. – Sheriff’s deputies have concluded their investigation into two thefts of Pride Flags in the Los Olivos area. On July 28, 2022, deputies responded to the 2900-block… Read more »

Suspect Arrested for Lewd Acts with a Child, Additional Survivors Sought

Goleta, Calif. – Sheriff’s detectives have arrested a Goleta man for lewd acts with a child and are reaching out to the community to identify any additional survivors. On May… Read more »

Sheriff’s Office Investigating Death on Painted Cave Road

Santa Barbara, Calif. – The Santa Barbara County Sheriff’s Office is investigating a death that occurred on Painted Cave Road. On Saturday, July 23, 2022, at approximately 9:59 p.m., deputies… Read more »

Attempted Burglar Arrested – Possible Victims Sought

Santa Maria, Calif. – Sheriff’s deputies have arrested a suspect for attempted burglary and recovered stolen property. On Monday, July 25, 2022, at approximately 4:12 a.m., deputies responded to the… Read more »

Coroner’s Bureau Releases Name of Homicide Victim

Montecito, Calif. – The Sheriff’s Office Coroner’s Bureau is releasing the name of the homicide victim from the investigation that began on Friday, May 27, 2022, in the 900-block of… Read more »

DUI Checkpoint on July 22, 2021

Goleta, Calif. – The Goleta Police Department will hold a DUI checkpoint on Friday, July 22, 2022, from 6:00 p.m. to 3:00 a.m. at an undisclosed location within the City… Read more »

Custody Deputies and WellPath Nurse Reverse Overdose at NBJ

Santa Maria, Calif. – Custody Deputies and a WellPath nurse successfully used naloxone on an inmate who was overdosing on fentanyl at the Northern Branch Jail. On Tuesday, July 5,… Read more »

Sheriff’s K9 Team Apprehends Jail Escapee

Santa Barbara, Calif. – An inmate has been returned to custody after a brief escape that ended with a K9 apprehension. On Tuesday, July 6, 2022, at approximately 6:50 p.m.,… Read more »

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