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Six arrested at high school fight in Santa Maria

A lunchtime cat fight between two female students at Righetti High School in Santa Maria led to multiple brawls, six arrests and the lockdown of a nearby school Wednesday. [KEYT] Around 12:30 p.m., two female students began fighting in Righetti’s... (Continue reading)

Are potential jurors afraid of reprisal?

Santa Barbara County Superior Court has summoned 1,400 potential jurors for a Santa Maria torture-murder trial, but approximately 1,000 of those summoned did not show up to court. [KSBY] Jury selection began Monday in the trial of six defendants charged... (Continue reading)

Ought you park your car in Santa Maria?

An average day in Santa Maria ends with at least two car thefts, according to numbers provided by the city’s police department. [KSBY] Santa Maria far outpaces other Central Coast cities in car thefts, and the crime is occurring at... (Continue reading)

Santa Maria hatchet murderer facing release

The doctors of a former altar boy who killed a senior citizen in a random hatchet attack in Santa Maria five years ago have recommended that their patient be released, a decision that is now under the purview of the... (Continue reading)

U-Haul murder heading to trial in Santa Maria

Jury selection begins next week in the trial of six men implicated in the murder of a Santa Maria man whose body was found in a U-Haul truck parked in Orcutt last year. [Lompoc Record] Following the murder of 28-year-old... (Continue reading)

Santa Maria burn victim was working on stolen car

Santa Maria police have determined that a burn victim was working on a stolen car Tuesday evening when he accidentally started a house fire. [KSBY] Fire investigators say the burn victim, a 29-year-old man, was smoking at the time, and... (Continue reading)

Santa Maria man goes on criminal binge in Paso Robles

A Santa Maria man held up an elderly woman at gunpoint, rammed his car into her vehicle and smashed the window of another vehicle, prior to Paso Robles police arresting him Saturday afternoon. Around 1:40 p.m., police received a report... (Continue reading)

Santa Maria robber search leads to arrest of alleged child molester

After serving a search warrant at home as part of an investigation into a series of recent robberies, Santa Maria police arrested a 31-year-old man at the house for having sexually assaulted a minor. [KSBY] Officers arrested Santa Maria resident... (Continue reading)

Santa Maria robbery string hits 10 in two weeks

Armed gunmen held up two convenience stores in the Santa Maria area Saturday night, marking the ninth and tenth robberies in and around the city in the last two weeks, according to the Santa Maria Police Department. [KSBY] The latest... (Continue reading)

Santa Maria woman found dead in car

Santa Barbara County Sheriff’s deputies discovered a Santa Maria woman in her 60s dead in a car last week. [KEYT] Deputies found the woman’s body Wednesday night in Waller Park just outside the Santa Maria city limits. Investigators have not... (Continue reading)



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