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Sheriff’s Office Investigates a Violent Crime in Old Town Goleta

Detectives from the Santa Barbara Sheriff’s Criminal Investigations Division are investigating a violent crime which occurred in Old Town Goleta in the early morning hours of Sunday, June 2, 2019.  A subject was attacked on Magnolia Avenue north of Hollister Avenue and suffered life-threatening injuries.  The victim was transported to the hospital and treated for his wounds.

The Sheriff’s Office is looking for additional witnesses.  If you witnessed or heard anything in the area, please call the Sheriff’s Criminal Investigations Division at 805-681-4150.  To leave an anonymous tip please call 805-681-4171 or go to our website at

Due to the active investigation, no further details will be released at this time.

The Santa Barbara County Sheriff’s Office contracts with the City of Goleta for police services.









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