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Robbery at Grocery Store in Isla Vista

Sheriff’s Office Seeks Public Assistance to Identify Suspect Isla Vista – Today, March 22, 2019, at about 5:30 p.m., Santa Barbara County Sheriff’s deputies along with UCSB police officers assigned to the Isla Vista Foot Patrol responded to the 900 block of Embarcadero Del Norte. for a report of a theft in progress from a… Read more »

Sheriff’s Detectives assisting Guadalupe Police in suspicious death

At approximately 6:30 pm on Thursday March 21, 2019, the Guadalupe Police Department responded to a report of a gunshot in a home in the 700 block of Olivera Street in the City of Guadalupe. When officers arrived, they located a deceased 17-year-old male who sustained a single gunshot wound. The circumstances surrounding the death… Read more »

Suspected Clandestine Drug Lab Located in Goleta Neighborhood

On March 18, 2019, Sheriff’s deputies conducted a probation search in the 6200 block of Covington way in the City of Goleta. During the search, deputies discovered what appeared to be a Butane Honey Oil (BHO) lab inside the garage of the residence. The Sheriff’s Cannabis Compliance Team was contacted and detectives responded to the… Read more »

Cannabis Compliance Team Investigates Illegal Cannabis Delivery Service

On March 19, 2019, Sheriff’s Detectives with the Cannabis Compliance and Enforcement Team, along with members of the Narcotics Unit, executed a series of search warrants in the City of Santa Maria.  These warrants were executed in the residential areas of Del Sur and Riddering, in the City of Santa Maria, as well as the… Read more »

Sheriff’s Special Investigations Bureau Arrest Two Suspected Methamphetamine Dealers in Santa Maria

At approximately 7:00 a.m. today, March 18, 2019, members of the Sheriff’s Special Investigations Bureau (SIB) conducted a search warrant in the 1000 block of N. Broadway in the City of Santa Maria. During the search, Detectives found and seized more than nine ounces of suspected methamphetamine packaged in half ounce bundles and other items… Read more »

Bullet Holes Found in Window of Barber Shop

At approximately 3:30 a.m. this morning, March 15, 2019, Sheriff’s deputies and UCSB Police Officers assigned to the Isla Vista Foot Patrol responded to multiple reports of gunshots heard in the area of Storke Road and Hollister Avenue in the City of Goleta. Deputies and Officers searched the area but were not able to locate… Read more »

Motorcyclist Fatally Injured in Carpinteria Traffic Collision

At approximately 6:00 a.m. on March 15, 2019, a motorcyclist was killed in a two-vehicle collision that occurred in the City of Carpinteria.  The collision, involving a blue BMW R1200RS motorcycle and a green Ford F150 pickup truck occurred at the intersection of Highway 150 and Via Real.  The BMW motorcycle was traveling westbound on… Read more »

Pregnant Inmates at Jail to Receive Books Upon Release Thanks to First 5

The Santa Barbara Sheriff’s Office has been chosen as the recipient of a $500 grant from First 5 of Santa Barbara County to purchase educational pregnancy and early childhood development books to be given to pregnant inmates upon release from Santa Barbara County Jail. First 5 also donated 100 New Parent Kits which contain additional… Read more »

Goleta Police Department Working to Keep Roadways Safe this St. Patrick’s Day

Please Celebrate Responsibly: Buzzed Driving Is Drunk Driving St. Patrick’s Day is celebrated by millions across the country, often culminating in parties where drinking is involved. Sadly, this leads to tragedies on our roadways because of drivers who choose to leave parties impaired. This St. Patrick’s Day weekend, the Goleta Police Department will have additional… Read more »

Statewide Decoy Shoulder Tap Operation Results

As part of an effort to combat underage drinking, on March 9, 2019, Santa Barbara County Sheriff’s Deputies participated in statewide Decoy Shoulder Tap Operation. This operation was funded by a 2018 California Department of Alcoholic Beverage Control (ABC) grant given to the Sheriff’s Office to conduct investigations and operations into alcohol related offenses. The… Read more »

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