Category: General

Sheriff’s Office Investigates Assault at Isla Vista Park

Case is Being Investigated as a Potential Hate Crime and Possibly Gang Related The Santa Barbara County Sheriff’s Office is investigating an assault that occurred on July 28, 2018 at… Read more »

Pedestrian Safety Enforcement Operations Planned for Goleta

The Traffic Unit of the Goleta Police Department will step up pedestrian safety enforcement operations tomorrow, July 31, 2018, with focused enforcement on collision causing factors involving motorists and pedestrians…. Read more »

Goleta Woman Arrested Following Pursuit

Just before midnight last night, July 29, 2018, Sheriff’s deputies responded to a gas station and convenience store on Winchester Canyon in the City of Goleta to investigate a report… Read more »

Sheriff’s Search and Rescue Team Rescue Lost Hiker

At approximately 7:30 p.m. on July 28, 2018, the Santa Barbara County Public Safety Dispatch Center received a call from a hiker in the Upper Mission Canyon area near Tunnel… Read more »

Bomb Squad Secures Railroad Torpedo Signaling Devices

At approximately 4:00 p.m., on July 28, 2018, a resident in the 300 block of Old Mill Road was cleaning out old items from a storage shed and found a… Read more »

Deputies Locate and Arrest Armed Suspect in Solvang

  On July 27th at about 11:00 a.m., Sheriff’s deputies responded to the 600 block of Roskilde Road in the City of Solvang for a report of a subject making… Read more »

40 Recruits Graduate from the Law Enforcement Explorer Academy

After two weeks of physical and mental challenges, 40 local young adults from five different law enforcement agencies graduated today, July 28, 2018, from the Central Coast Law Enforcement Explorer… Read more »

Won’t You Be Our Neighbor?

The Santa Barbara County Sheriff’s Office is partnering with Nextdoor (, the private social network for neighborhoods, to improve countywide and neighbor-to-neighbor communications. The Sheriff’s Office has had success with… Read more »

Sheriff’s Forensics Unit Receives Advanced Equipment to Dry and Store Evidence

The Santa Barbara County Sheriff’s Forensics Unit now has advanced, new equipment to dry and store evidence.  Forensic Evidence Drying Cabinets were recently installed at Sheriff’s stations in both Santa… Read more »

Sheriff’s Deputies Arrest Suspect in Stolen Cal Fire Pick-Up Truck Following a Pursuit

At approximately 11:50 a.m. today, July 27, 2018, Sheriff’s deputies observed a reported stolen Cal Fire pickup truck driving near Augusta St. in Los Alamos.  The truck had been recently… Read more »

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