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Public Assistance Requested to Help Identify Burglary Suspect

The Santa Barbara County Sheriff’s Office is asking for the public’s assistance in providing information to help to identify the suspect(s) involved in the burglary of a residential garage.

On Saturday, 6/2/2018, between 12:20 a.m. and 4:00 a.m., a suspect vehicle repeatedly drove through a residential neighborhood in the community of Orcutt. This vehicle was recorded by numerous security surveillance systems in the area. The suspects then took advantage of on open garage door and stole items from an unlocked car inside the garage. The stolen items include checkbooks and an Apple MacBook Pro 13-inch laptop computer with a carrying bag.

The suspect vehicle is believed to be a light colored (possibly silver), 2011-2017 Hyundai Accent 4-door sedan. Still photos of the suspect vehicle 

The Sheriff’s Office would like to remind all community members that the best deterrent against theft is to securely lock all residential and vehicle doors and windows and to keep all valuables in a secure area that is capable of being locked. The Sheriff’s Office also encourages the public to dial 911 to report suspicious activity in their neighborhood. 

If you have any information regarding this crime, please call the Sheriff’s Office at 805-681-4100 or to leave an anonymous tip call 805-681-4171. You can also leave an anonymous tip on our website under how to file an anonymous tip.


The below photo is a reference to the suspect vehicle but not the vehicle itself.

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