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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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Fire burns 320 acres near Lompoc

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A wildfire erupted in the hills near Lompoc on Monday and burned 320 acres. [KEYT] The fire broke out just before 1:30 p.m. in the Mission Hills area north of Lompoc. The blaze threatened the La Purisima Mission, but it... (Continue reading)

Thieves steal old women’s wallets in Goleta

Suspects accused of stealing a 77-year-old's wallet

Santa Barbara County Sheriff’s deputies are searching for thieves who have been targeting elderly women in Goleta. On one occasion, two women teamed up to steal a 77-year-old woman’s wallet, surveillance footage shows. In separate instances, a man stole the purses... (Continue reading)

Isla Vista rampage victim files lawsuit

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A victim from last year’s Isla Vista rampage has filed a civil lawsuit against Santa Barbara County, Elliot Rodger’s parents and the University of California Santa Barbara. [KEYT] In May 2014, Keith Cheung was riding his bicycle home from work... (Continue reading)

Crazy taxi driver accused of grand theft auto

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A 20-year-old Santa Barbara man managed to steal a taxi from the home of its driver, but the thief’s reckless driving quickly led to his arrest. [KEYT] On Sunday afternoon, taxi driver Ron Goodman was in his Santa Barbara home... (Continue reading)

Diesel spill in Santa Barbara County

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Dozens of gallons of diesel spilled in Buelton on Friday, possibly flowing into the Santa Ynez River, and Santa Barbara County Sheriff’s detectives are searching for the culprit. [KSBY] The fuel spilled from a trailer that fire officials say contained... (Continue reading)

Man arrested for resisting arrest on Goleta video

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A video purportedly showing police brutality in Goleta touches on a second policing trend that is causing concern among some citizens. Early Thursday morning, Santa Barbara County sheriff’s deputies arrested 22-year-old Keenen Johnson in a motel parking lot. Deputies pursued... (Continue reading)

Officers shoot motorist in Santa Barbara County

Santa Barbara County Sheriff deputies shot a motorist who threatened them with a gun during a traffic stop Sunday in Carpinteria. Shortly after 1 a.m., deputies pulled the motorist over for an alleged traffic violation on Highway 150 and Carpinteria... (Continue reading)

SLO police catch man who followed tipsy woman home

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San Luis Obispo police have arrested a 29-year-old Santa Maria man, who they say walked an intoxicated woman into her home last month. Around 2:30 a.m. on April 18, Derek Ryan Roden was waiting outside a home in the 900... (Continue reading)

Two UCSB students shot in Isla Vista

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Less than two weeks before the anniversary of the 2014 Elliot Rodger rampage, two UCSB students suffered gunshot wounds in a fresh Isla Vista shooting incident. [KEYT] The shooting occurred around 7 p.m. Monday, following a domestic dispute at a... (Continue reading)

Grand jury charges 89-year-old woman with murdering her daughter

The Santa Barbara County Grand Jury has indicted an 89-year-old woman for the murder of her daughter. Solvang resident Heidi Good was suffering from ALS at the time of her death in 2013, but Good’s husband has since maintained in... (Continue reading)



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