Articles Tagged With ‘jail’

Suspects arrested for conspiring to smuggle drugs into Central Coast jail

By JOSH FRIEDMAN Ventura County Sheriff’s deputies arrested two suspects on Tuesday for conspiring to smuggle drugs into one of the county’s jail facilities. Investigators from theTodd Road Jail Classification Unit and the Ventura County Fentanyl and Overdose Crimes Unit... (Continue reading)

Feds indict Central Coast men for selling fentanyl that caused jailhouse death

By JOSH FRIEDMAN Federal officials on Tuesday announced the indictments of two inmates at the Santa Barbara County Northern Branch Jail for allegedly causing the death of one inmate and serious injury to another through fentanyl. In the span of... (Continue reading)

Woman, 29, dies in custody at Lompoc jail

By JOSH FRIEDMAN A 29-year-old female inmate died earlier this month after being found unresponsive in her cell at the Lompoc Police Department Jail. [KSBY] Officers found Liliana Zuniga unresponsive in her cell at about 7:15 a.m. on March 13.... (Continue reading)

Inmate dies from suspected overdose at Santa Barbara County jail

By JOSH FRIEDMAN Another inmate died from a suspected overdose shortly after being booked in Santa Barbara County’s Northern Branch Jail on Wednesday morning. A total of six inmates have overdosed since the jail opened in January. Shortly before 8... (Continue reading)