Category: General

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 »

*Update* Missing Person Located

**Update** Duane was locate in the early evening on Friday, July 1, 2022 and is safely with his family. Thank you to everyone who was keeping an eye out for… Read more »

Sheriff’s Office Welcomes Five New Employees and Congratulates Promotee

Santa Barbara, Calif. – On Thursday, June 30, 2022, the Santa Barbara County Sheriff’s Office welcomed five new employees and congratulated one promotee. In a ceremony at the Sheriff’s Office… Read more »

Northern Branch Jail Launches Tattoo Removal Program

Santa Maria, Calif. – The Santa Barbara County Sheriff’s Office has launched an inmate Tattoo Removal Program at the Northern Branch Jail (NBJ). On Wednesday, June 29, 2022, Dr. Bernard… Read more »

Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over This 4th of July Holiday

Goleta, Calif. – The 4th of July holiday is a time to enjoy fireworks and show country pride, but it is also traditionally one of the more dangerous times on… Read more »

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