Category: Breaking News

Sheriff’s Office Assisting Lompoc Police With Officer Involved Shooting Investigation

The Santa Barbara Sheriff’s Office is assisting the Lompoc Police Department with an investigation into an officer involved shooting. On October 9, 2021, at 6:33 p.m., Lompoc Police officers responded… Read more »

In the early morning hours of Tuesday, October 5, 2021, four businesses in Acorn Plaza were burglarized. Deputies conducting follow-up to these cases collected surveillance footage that appears to show… Read more »

Deputies Investigating Four Burglaries in Acorn Plaza

Sheriff’s deputies are investigating several burglaries that occurred early this morning in the Acorn Shopping Center in Orcutt. At approximately 2:09 a.m., deputies responded to a burglar alarm at Ricky’s… Read more »

Update: Main Jail COVID Outbreak Slowing

Since our last press release on Monday, September 20, 2021, the Sheriff’s Office Main Jail has identified four additional COVID positive inmates associated with the recent outbreak, bringing the total… Read more »

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 »

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 »

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 »

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 »

Lompoc Man Arrested for Assault with a Deadly Weapon

Sheriff’s deputies have arrested a Lompoc man for an assault with a deadly weapon in Vandenburg Village. On Thursday, August 26, 2021 at approximately 5:09 p.m., deputies responded to the… Read more »

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