Articles Tagged With ‘Carpenteria’

Santa Barbara County Man accused of producing child porn

A Carpinteria man was arrested Wednesday for allegedly producing, receiving, distributing and possessing child pornography – crimes he allegedly committed soon after completing a state prison term as a result of other child pornography offenses. Christopher Robin Coates, 41, is... (Continue reading)

Feds intercept 3,000 pounds of marijuana

Federal authorities arrested 13 people Saturday after intercepting 3,000 pounds of marijuana the suspects were trying to smuggle into the United States by panga boat at a beach just north of the city of Santa Barbara. Early Saturday morning, the... (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)

Body discovered in Carpenteria Salt Marsh

Santa Barbara County Sheriff’s detectives are investigating a suspicious death after a passerby found a man’s body in the Carpenteria Salt Marsh Saturday. [KEYT] A person walking in the area discovered the body around 10:30 a.m. Sunday. Witnesses spotted responders... (Continue reading)

Carpinteria man fakes carjacking

Santa Barbara County Sheriff’s arrested a Carpenteria man on Sunday afternoon for allegedly faking a carjacking and driving under the influence. At about 2:30 p.m., Troy Ostboe, 50, called 911 to report his Porsche had been hijacked and that his wife... (Continue reading)