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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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Santa Barbara motorcyclist evades police for 70 miles

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A motorcyclist reportedly reached speeds of up to 130 mph as he led law enforcement on a 70-mile chase across much of Santa Barbara County on Sunday. At around 1:45 p.m., a Guadalupe police offer observed Kaichi Sato, a 28-year-old... (Continue reading)

Second person killed in Central Coast plane crash

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A second person died in a Thursday night plane crash in a remote area of Santa Barbara County. The plane reportedly took off from an airport in  San Luis Obispo County en route to San Diego. Authorities found the body... (Continue reading)

Pilot killed in Central Coast plane crash

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The pilot of a small plane that reportedly took off in San Luis Obispo died in a crash in a remote area of Santa Barbara County Thursday night. Authorities have yet to determine the identity of the pilot. Responders were... (Continue reading)

Bicyclists find decomposing body near Santa Maria

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A group of bicyclists riding in Tepusquet Canyon east of Santa Maria on Sunday called law enforcement after discovering human remains in the canyon. [Noozhawk] Santa Barbara County Sheriff deputies arrived to find a body that has been decomposing “for... (Continue reading)

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)



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