Category: General

Storm Significantly Impacts Montecito, Carpinteria and Summerland

The predicted weather has caused significant impacts within the communities of Montecito, Carpinteria and Summerland. We have weather and road issues in North County as well, but at this time… Read more »

Santa Maria Police Department Fatal Officer Involved Shooting  

The Santa Barbara County Sheriff’s Office is investigating a fatal Officer Involved Shooting involving the Santa Maria Police Department. The incident began at approximately 6:15 p.m. last night, January 7,… Read more »

Sheriff’s Deputies and Search and Rescue Conduct Evacuations

About sixty personnel from the Sheriff’s Office and Sheriff’s Search and Rescue spent the day going door to door conducting evacuations due to significant rain that is expected tonight and… Read more »

Supect Arrested for Allegedly Using Fake Facebook Account to Victimize Young Females

In August of 2017, an investigator with the Sheriff’s Human Trafficking Unit received information that a male subject, later identified as being 31-year-old Trevor Ferrel of Santa Maria, was  using… Read more »

Suspect Attempting to Sell Stolen Surfboards Leads to Arrests  

At approximately noon on January 3, 2018, Sheriff’s deputies responded to Play it Again Sports in the 4800 block of Hollister Avenue after a report of a subject inside attempting… Read more »

Sheriff Office’s First Helicopter Pilot to Retire

 After almost 35 years of service, Sheriff’s Sgt. Gregg Weitzman of the Santa Barbara County Sheriff/Fire Air Support Unit announced he will retire early in the new year. Sgt. Weitzman’s… Read more »

Sheriff’s Deputies Interrupt Residential Burglary in Progress

At approximately 3:00 p.m. on December 21, 2017, Sheriff’s Deputies responded to a burglary alarm at a residence in the Vandenberg Village area and discovered a residential burglary in progress…. Read more »

Thomas Fire Mutual Aid Assist with Burglary Arrest in Montecito

At approximately 8:30 p.m. last night, December 19, 2017, Sheriff’s deputies were dispatched to a report of a burglary in progress at a residence in the 1000 block of Channel… Read more »

Butane Honey Oil Extraction Lab Located in Thomas Fire Mandatory Evacuation Zone

At approximately 11:10 a.m. on December 13, 2017, the Santa Barbara County Sheriff’s Office received a report from the Thomas Fire Incident Command of a potential Marijuana Butane Honey Oil… Read more »

Holiday Season DUI Enforcement Kickoff

This holiday season, the Goleta Police Department will work around the clock to keep drivers and passengers safe as they search for impaired drivers. From December 15, 2017 through January… Read more »

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