Isla Vista, Calif. – On Friday, November 22, 2019, Sheriff’s Office Detectives served a search warrant in the 6700-block of Del Playa as part of the investigation into a robbery that occurred on Monday. During the search, detectives recovered numerous items that were taken during the robbery and they arrested two suspects. 21-year-old Heyaw Meteke of Isla Vista was arrested for robbery and false imprisonment and was booked at the Santa Barbara County Jail with a bail of $100,000. 21-year-old Jawad Hebbar of Isla Vista was arrested for accessory and booked at the Santa Barbara County Jail with $20,000 bail.
This investigation is ongoing and updates will be provided as they become available.