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With its roots embedded in Spanish California, the Santa Barbara County Sheriff’s Office has always been a reflection of the community it serves. Founded in 1850, it stands with the oldest law enforcement agencies in the state of California.

We, the members of your Sheriff’s Office, are responsible for enforcing the laws, upholding the Constitutions, and providing custody and court services.
We are committed to enhancing the quality of life through effective partnerships, protecting persons and property, while serving as role models to our community.

http://www.sbsheriff.org/


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Victor Speedy Gonzales turns himself in to face drug charges

A Nipomo man allegedly involved in a Central Coast drug trafficking ring dubbed “All in the Family,” turned himself in at the Santa Barbara County Sheriff’s Department shortly after midnight on Wednesday morning. Victor Speedy Gonzales, 36, was wanted following... (Continue reading)

Orcutt man offers teens sex, drugs, rock and roll

A 33-year-old Orcutt man is accused of hosting parties for and having sex with underage girls. [KEYT] Santa Barbara County Sheriff’s detectives arrested Matthew Zigan at his home last Friday. Investigators say Zigan threw parties at the house for teenagers... (Continue reading)

Could sheriff’s deputies have prevented Isla Vista killings?

The parents of three murdered college students are suing Santa Barbara County and it sheriff’s office, as well as an Isla Vista apartment complex and its parent company, alleging that they hold partial responsibility for the killing spree carried out... (Continue reading)

Central Coast veterinarian killed in paragliding accident

A popular Santa Barbara veterinarian was killed Sunday afternoon while paragliding above Rattlesnake Canyon. Dr. Ron Faoro, 60, was tandem paragliding with his 16-year-old daughter when he slipped out of his harness and fell about 1,000 feet to the ground... (Continue reading)

Fourth Lompoc police officer arrested in under 12 months

Santa Barbara County Sheriff’s deputies arrested a Lompoc police officer accused of domestic violence on Friday, marking the fourth arrest of a member of the Lompoc Police Department in less than 12 months. According to police, an unnamed police officer... (Continue reading)

Did Adolf Hitler have a girlfriend?

Google entries to the likes of “Did Adolf Hitler have a girlfriend,” “Young people are all mean” and “Modern torture devices” all appeared on the laptop of the perpetrator of last year’s Isla Vista massacre, according to the Santa Barbara... (Continue reading)

Fisherman snatches panga, officers arrest fisherman

A fisherman cited maritime law in claiming a panga he found Monday in Santa Barbara County as his possession, but law enforcement officials said the boat belonged to them and arrested the man. [KEYT] Eric Bjorklund and two other fishermen... (Continue reading)

Isla Vista woman kidnapped and robbed

Santa Barbara County Sheriff’s detectives are searching for kidnappers who are believed to have abducted an Isla Vista woman and stolen cash that they forced her to withdraw. [KEYT] The woman is unharmed, according to sheriff’s investigators. After kidnapping her,... (Continue reading)

Stabbing at Isla Vista fraternity house

A knife fight in front of an Isla Vista fraternity house on Saturday has left one UCSB student in jail and another in the hospital. At about 2:45 a.m., a UC Santa Barbara police officer observed a bloody fight in... (Continue reading)

Car collides with Santa Barbara deputy

A vehicle collided with the patrol car of a Santa Barbara County Sheriff’s deputy, injuring him while he was responding to an emergency call on Tuesday. [KSBY] The crash occurred shortly after noon on northbound Highway 101 in Goleta. The... (Continue reading)



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