Posts Tagged ‘Solvang’


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Mystery military device spurs evacuation of Solvang

Between 500 and 700 homes and business in Solvang faced evacuation orders Wednesday after an unknown military device appeared in the city’s business district. [KSBY] The Santa Barbara County Sheriff’s Office received a report of a possibly explosive device, described... (Continue reading)

Buellton man arrested for secretly videotaping women undressing

A woman using a restroom at a senior living facility in Solvang was stunned to discover she was being videotaped via a cell phone hidden in the ventilation system. Santa Barbara Sheriff deputies discovered the phone, which had videos of... (Continue reading)

Search for missing Solvang pilot still delayed

A search for a missing Solvang pilot whose single-engine airplane apparently crashed near Yosemite National Park’s Half Dome will be resumed in June, park officials said. [Santa Maria Times] Nicol Wilson’s 1966 Mooney M20F disappeared from radar Dec. 17 after... (Continue reading)

Arroyo Grande 13-year-old flees police at 100 miles per hour

An Arroyo Grande 13-year-old fled Santa Barbara County sheriff’s deputies in a stolen vehicle Wednesday night at speeds up to 100 miles per hour. [KCOY] The 13-year-old driver, along with a 51-year-old passenger, initially fled the deputies around 9:45 p.m.... (Continue reading)

Woman accused of trying to buy a car with food stamps

Deputies arrested a Solvang woman for welfare fraud on Tuesday because she allegedly tried to buy a car with food stamps, according to a press release by the Santa Barbara District Attorney’s office. The arrest followed a two-week investigation. Krystal... (Continue reading)