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COVID Update

Santa Barbara, Calif. – Twenty-eight additional inmates and nine additional Sheriff’s Office personnel have been found to be COVID-19 positive this week. This brings the total number of inmates testing positive at the County Jail during the pandemic to 154 and the total number of Sheriff’s Office employees who have tested positive for COVID-19 during… Read more »

Carpinteria Robbery Suspects Arrested After Being Spotted by Alert Citizen

Carpinteria, Calif. – Three suspects from a robbery in Carpinteria were arrested hours later in Goleta when a citizen spotted them and called 9-1-1. At 5:41 a.m. yesterday, deputies in Carpinteria responded to 9-1-1 call of an altercation at the Chevron on Via Real and Santa Monica. Deputies learned that an adult female victim had… Read more »

Sheriff’s Office Investigation Continues. Help sought from the Public

Santa Barbara, Calif. – The Santa Barbara Sheriff’s Office responded to a report of a shooting which occurred inside of a vehicle parked on Burtis St. in unincorporated Santa Barbara on Thursday afternoon.  The shooting left one victim deceased, and the other in critical condition at an area hospital. On January 7, 2021, at around… Read more »

Additional Inmates and Personnel Test COVID-19 Positive

Santa Barbara, Calif. – Twenty-three additional inmates and six additional Sheriff’s Office personnel have been found to be COVID-19 positive.  This brings the total number of inmates testing positive at the County Jail during the pandemic to one hundred twenty-six and the total number of Sheriff’s Office employees who have tested positive for COVID-19 during… Read more »

Custody Deputy, Non-Sworn Staff and Five Additional Inmates are COVID-19 Positive, One COVID Positive Inmate Released

Santa Barbara, Calif. – A Custody Deputy, a non-sworn staff member and five additional inmates have been found to be COVID-19 positive, and one COVID-19 positive inmate has been released. The Custody Deputy and the non-sworn staff member were both tested on December 31, 2020, last worked on January 1, 2020 and were found to… Read more »

Two Staff and Three Inmates are COVID-19 Positive

Santa Barbara, Calif. – Two additional Deputies and three inmates were found to be COVID-19 positive. The first Custody Deputy last worked on December 29, 2020 and was tested that day. The Custody Deputy became symptomatic on December 30, 2020 and was notified today of the positive test result. The second Custody Deputy, who is… Read more »

Four Additional Sheriff’s Office Employees are COVID-19 Positive

Santa Barbara, Calif. – An additional Deputy, Custody Deputy and two civilian staff members are COVID-19 positive. The Deputy last worked on December 23, 2020 and became symptomatic on December 24, 2020. The Deputy was tested and found to be COVID-19 positive on December 29, 2020. The Deputy did not have contact with the public…. Read more »

Guadalupe Shooting Update

Guadalupe, Calif. – Sheriff’s detectives have released additional information from the shooting on December 22, 2020 in the 1000-block of Escalante. One person died as a result of the shooting and one person was injured. The decedent is identified as 19-year-old Jesus Felipe Garcia Jr. of Guadalupe. Garcia sustained multiple gunshot wounds, however the official… Read more »

Four Additional Staff Members are Positive for COVID-19, One Additional COVID-19 Positive Inmate

Santa Barbara, Calif. – Three Custody Deputies, one non-sworn staff member, and one inmate have tested positive for COVID-19. The first Custody Deputy last worked on December 22, 2020, was tested that same day and is asymptomatic. The second Custody Deputy was tested on December 24,2020, was tested that day and had previously been symptomatic…. Read more »

Two Additional Staff Members are Positive for COVID-19 COVID-19 Positive Inmate Population Down to Five

Santa Barbara, Calif. – One Custody Deputy and one non-sworn staff member have tested positive for COVID-19. The Custody Deputy last worked on December 11, 2020, began experiencing symptoms today, was tested and found to be COVID-19 positive. The non-sworn staff member, who is asymptomatic, last worked on December 22, 2020 and was tested that… Read more »

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