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Sheriff’s Office Seeks Public Assistance in Identifying Motorcyclist

 The Santa Barbara County Sheriff’s Office is seeking the public’s assistance in identifying a motorcyclist who endangered children on the San Marcos High School campus. On Thursday, August 19, 2021 at approximately 12:20 p.m., a motorcyclist drove onto campus and through a crowd of students during lunch break.

The motorcyclist was recorded on security footage and by staff who quickly photographed the incident on their cell phones. The motorcycle is described as a blue and white 2019 Yamaha YZ250F with a “54” front and rear number plates. The rider was wearing a dark colored motocross style helmet and a gray hooded sweatshirt with a Mammoth California logo across the front, gray sweatpants and black vans.

Anyone with information about the identity of the motorcyclist is encouraged to contact the San Marcos High School Resource Deputy Sean Hampton at (805)681-4100. If you prefer to remain anonymous, you can provide information by calling our tip line at (805)681-4171 or online at

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