Sheriff's Message


Death of Offender on Electronic Monitoring

The Sheriff’s Office Coroner’s Bureau is investigating the in-home death of an offender who was on electronic monitoring. At approximately 7:31 a.m. on September 23, 2021, Sheriff’s deputies responded with… Read more »

Sheriff’s Office Receives Grant to Reduce Alcohol-Related Crime

Santa Barbara, Calif. – The Santa Barbara County Sheriff’s Office has been awarded more than $97,000 in grant funding from the California Department of Alcoholic Beverage Control (ABC) to battle… Read more »

Tracking of COVID in Main Jail Finds Additional Positive Inmates

The Sheriff’s Office has identified additional COVID-19 positive inmates in the Main Jail as we continue to monitor a recent outbreak.  On Saturday, September 18, 2021, Wellpath PCR tested inmates… Read more »

Goleta Police Department Participates in Operation Clear Track

Goleta, CA– The Goleta Police Department is proud to be joining forces with law enforcement agencies in the U.S. for “Operation Clear Track” — the single largest rail safety initiative… Read more »

New COVID–19 Outbreak at Main Jail

Santa Barbara, Calif. – A new outbreak of COVID – 19 positive inmates is currently being managed at the Santa Barbara County Jail. An outbreak investigation was started on August… Read more »

Goleta Man Arrested for Attempted Murder

Sheriff’s deputies have arrested a Goleta man for an attempted murder that occurred early this morning. On Tuesday, September 14, 2021, at approximately 2:09 a.m., Sheriff’s deputies were dispatched to… Read more »

Santa Maria Man Arrested for Robbery in Orcutt

Sheriff’s deputies have arrested a Santa Maria man for a robbery in Orcutt. On Monday, September 13, 2021, at approximately 3:48 p.m., Deputies responded to the Far Western Liquor Store… Read more »

Santa Barbara County Residents Invited to 20th Anniversary of 9/11 Ceremony

Members of the public are invited to attend a special ceremony commemorating the 20th anniversary of 9/11. The event will be held on Saturday, September 11, 2021, at 9:00 a.m…. Read more »

Lompoc Man Arrested for Weapon and Drug Charges in Buellton

A Lompoc man has been arrested for weapon and drug charges after an incident near McDonalds where he displayed a convincing replica handgun. On Tuesday, August 31, 2021 at approximately… Read more »

Sheriff’s Deputies, Communications Dispatchers and Police Officers Deployed to Assist with Caldor Fire

The Santa Barbara County Sheriff’s Office has sent 21 Sheriff’s deputies and two communications dispatchers to El Dorado County to assist in the fight against the Caldor Fire. In addition,… Read more »

Translate »