Articles Tagged With ‘Orcutt’




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Deputy shoots and kills Nipomo man after Orcutt bank robbery

A Santa Barbara County Sheriff’s deputy shot and killed a Nipomo man who was fleeing after allegedly robbing a Coast Hills Credit Union at knifepoint in Orcutt. On Tuesday morning, deputies arrived at the Coast Hills Credit Union in the... (Continue reading)

Woman gets year in jail for accessory to murder, faces deportation

The wife of the man accused of killing a 43-year-old Santa Maria resident outside a bar in Orcutt received a one-year jail sentence for accessory to murder. Mayra Perez, 29, pleaded no contest in June to being an accessory to... (Continue reading)

Woman shoots and kills pit bull in Orcutt dog attack

An Orcutt woman shot and killed one of two pit bulls early Thursday morning that had broke into her property and attacked her German Shepherd. [KSBY] Authorities say the pit bull mixes broke through two fences on Rosalie Drive in... (Continue reading)

Man arrested for Orcutt saloon murder, wife arrested too

The Santa Barbara County Sheriff’s Office has identified the man who was shot and killed early Saturday morning in the back parking lot of Elmer’s bar in Old Town Orcutt. Sheriff’s officials also announced they arrested the murder suspect, as... (Continue reading)

Man charged with murder over crash that killed Nipomo native

A Santa Maria man who crashed in Orcutt after allegedly driving drunk at speeds above 125 mph is facing murder charges. The crash killed two women, one of whom was originally from Nipomo. [KSBY] Around 1:40 a.m. on Feb. 6,... (Continue reading)

Woman dies in DUI wreck in Orcutt

A man who was allegedly speeding and driving under the influence of alcohol on a wet road crashed his car early Monday morning in Orcutt. The crash killed a woman who was in the vehicle, and the driver was subsequently... (Continue reading)

Driver crashes truck into tree in Orcutt

A man who rolled his truck before crashing into a tree in Orcutt Wednesday afternoon suffered only minor injuries. The truck then came to rest on its side pinned up against the tree. No one else was injured in the... (Continue reading)

Orcutt student ordered to take off Bill Clinton ‘rape’ shirt

Orcutt Academy High School administrators ordered an 11th grade student to remove a shirt he was wearing that pictured former president Bill Clinton with the word “RAPE” underneath. [KCOY] Brett Abel said he wore the shirt in order to encourage... (Continue reading)

Facebook post leads to arrest of serial burglar in Orcutt

After spending two weeks investigating a series of residential burglaries in the Orcutt area, Santa Barbara County Sheriff’s deputies found a Facebook posts detailing an unreported break-in. Deputies then arrested a 44-year-old Orcutt woman, who is accused of stealing cash... (Continue reading)

Orcutt mother gets probation for grabbing kids and running to Mexico

An Orcutt mother convicted of child abduction will not have to serve jail times as punishment for her crime. The mother grabbed her two daughters and fled to Mexico after the children’s father was granted visitation rights. Michelle Christin Gibbs... (Continue reading)



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