Posts Tagged ‘Santa Barbara County Sheriff’s Office’


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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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Body of Guadalupe drowning victim found

The body of a man who was swept to sea during a baptism at a beach in Guadalupe on March 30 was found two and a half miles away on Friday morning, according to the Santa Barbara Sheriff’s Department. Benito... (Continue reading)

Santa Maria couple leaves child in car at casino

Santa Barbara County Sheriff deputies arrested a Santa Maria couple Tuesday after they left their 4-year-old daughter in a car while they gambled at the Chumash Casino. At about noon, Bulmaro Reyes, 23, and Petra Zaragoza, 28, arrived at the... (Continue reading)

Lompoc cop charged with DUI

A Lompoc policeman put the cuffs on a fellow officer Friday after a veteran of the department allegedly crashed his vehicle while driving under the influence. [KSBY] Officer David Garcia crashed his personal car into a tree on a median... (Continue reading)

Gang rape of UCSB woman reported in Isla Vista

Santa Barbara County Sheriff’s deputies are searching for suspects accused of beating and gang raping a 19-year-old UC Santa Barbara student over the weekend. The attack occurred between 11 p.m. Saturday and 4 a.m. Sunday, according to the sheriff’s office.... (Continue reading)

Man on the run in Santa Maria area

Law enforcement officers are searching for a man who fled Santa Barbara County sheriff’s detectives Tuesday evening. [KSBY] Daniel Arbayo Gil, 29, is a gang member and may be armed. Gil fled from authorities around 5 p.m. Tuesday in the... (Continue reading)

Inmate erroneously released from jail

Santa Barbara County Jail officials mistakenly released an inmate from custody on Friday. The sheriff’s office is asking the public for help in locating 24-year-old Eduardo Guzman Gonzalez. The former inmate was released from jail due to procedural errors. In... (Continue reading)

Santa Maria woman arrested for killing ex-boyfriend’s cat

Santa Barbara County Sheriff deputies arrested a 43-year-old Santa Maria woman who allegedly choked and then stabbed her ex-boyfriend’s cat to death with a large kitchen knife. On the afternoon of Jan.2, Nellie Palacios, accompanied by her new boyfriend, entered... (Continue reading)

Officers shoot wrong-way driver in Santa Barbara County

A Santa Barbara County sheriff’s deputy and a California Highway Patrol officer shot and wounded a man driving a pick-up truck the wrong way in neighborhood outside of Goleta. [KCOY] Around 8 p.m. Wednesday, the CHP issued an alert about... (Continue reading)

Former deputy remains in jail on bank robbery charge

Former Santa Barbara County sheriff’s deputy Bruce Valentine will remain in San Luis Obispo County on a bank robbery charge for at least two more weeks unless he can raise $250,000 bail. [Tribune] Valentine, 70, is charged with robbing Rabobank... (Continue reading)

Santa Barbara undersheriff retires amid sexting scandal

Former Santa Barbara County Undersheriff Jim Peterson exchanged more than 1,500 text messages in the last year with a female employee of the sheriff’s office in the last year, according to a claim filed earlier this month with the Santa... (Continue reading)



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