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Most Wanted Wednesday

UPDATE 1-3-18 Thanks to your tips Scott was arrested by Santa Maria Police Officers on 1-2-18.  He is currently in custody in the Santa Barbara Main Jail.     Anthony Edward Scott is wanted on a $150,000.00 felony warrant charging him with stalking and terrorist threats.  Scott also goes by “Tony Scott” and “Anthony Dominguez.”… Read more »

Sheriff Office’s First Helicopter Pilot to Retire

 After almost 35 years of service, Sheriff’s Sgt. Gregg Weitzman of the Santa Barbara County Sheriff/Fire Air Support Unit announced he will retire early in the new year. Sgt. Weitzman’s first introduction to the Santa Barbara County Sheriff’s Office was as a reserve deputy while attending UCSB.  Even at age 21, he knew he wanted… Read more »

Sheriff’s Deputies Interrupt Residential Burglary in Progress

At approximately 3:00 p.m. on December 21, 2017, Sheriff’s Deputies responded to a burglary alarm at a residence in the Vandenberg Village area and discovered a residential burglary in progress. While walking up the driveway of a home in the 4100 block of Aructus Avenue, a Sheriff’s Deputy heard glass breaking as if someone had… Read more »

Thomas Fire Mutual Aid Assist with Burglary Arrest in Montecito

At approximately 8:30 p.m. last night, December 19, 2017, Sheriff’s deputies were dispatched to a report of a burglary in progress at a residence in the 1000 block of Channel Dr. in Montecito.  The property’s on-site manager received an alarm activation and reviewed surveillance video. The property manager saw an unknown male walking on the… Read more »

Most Wanted Wednesday

David Samulski is wanted on a $35,000.00 felony warrant charging him with bringing controlled substances into a jail facility.  He is described as 5-10, 180 lbs with blonde hair and blue eyes.  His last known address was in Lompoc City.  Should you have information on Samulski’s whereabouts you are urged to contact your local law… Read more »

Butane Honey Oil Extraction Lab Located in Thomas Fire Mandatory Evacuation Zone

At approximately 11:10 a.m. on December 13, 2017, the Santa Barbara County Sheriff’s Office received a report from the Thomas Fire Incident Command of a potential Marijuana Butane Honey Oil (BHO) Extraction lab in the 2200 block of Bella Vista Dr. in Montecito.  The residence was located in the mandatory evacuation area of the Thomas… Read more »

Holiday Season DUI Enforcement Kickoff

This holiday season, the Goleta Police Department will work around the clock to keep drivers and passengers safe as they search for impaired drivers. From December 15, 2017 through January 1st, law enforcement is partnering with the California Office of Traffic Safety (OTS) and National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) in a special year-end Drive… Read more »

Suspect Arrested for Possession of Stolen Property and Vehicle Theft

Santa Barbara County Sheriff’s Deputies arrested a suspect yesterday, December 12, 2017, in the unincorporated area of Santa Maria for possession of a stolen vehicle and other stolen property.  Shortly after 2 a.m., deputies observed a suspicious vehicle, a green Ford Ranger, in the area of Highway 1 and Brown Road. A traffic stop was… Read more »

Five Sheriff’s Deputies Graduate from Allan Hancock Law Enforcement Academy

The Santa Barbara County Sheriff’s Office is pleased to officially welcome five new Sheriff’s Deputies to our team.   On Decemeber 8, 2017, at a traditional ceremony before a room of dignitaries, family and friends, 24 recruits graduated from the prestigious Allan Hancock Law Enforcement College Academy in Lompoc.  Of those graduates, five were hired by… Read more »

Updated Free Mask Distributions for Monday

Due to continued unhealthy air conditions resulting from the Thomas Fire, free N-95 masks continue to be will be distributed as part of a coordinated effort of the Santa Barbara Medical Reserve Corps, City of Carpinteria CERT, City of Lompoc CERT, Santa Barbara County Public Health Department, CAL OES, and Direct Relief. A new free… Read more »

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