Articles Tagged With ‘Orcutt’




Plane crashes into Orcutt strawberry field

A small plane crash-landed into a strawberry field in Orcutt on Saturday afternoon. Shortly before noon, a man attempted to land the Piper Cherokee Arrow in a field near Clark Avenue and Highway 101 after experiencing mechanical failure. A father,... (Continue reading)

Orcutt man offers teens sex, drugs, rock and roll

A 33-year-old Orcutt man is accused of hosting parties for and having sex with underage girls. [KEYT] Santa Barbara County Sheriff’s detectives arrested Matthew Zigan at his home last Friday. Investigators say Zigan threw parties at the house for teenagers... (Continue reading)

Orcutt women are Super Bowl cheerleaders

Two women from Orcutt performed as cheerleaders in the Super Bowl on Sunday. [KEYT] Courtney Moore, a 2003 graduate of Righetti High School, cheered for the Seattle Seahawks while Stefani Swaim, a 2009 graduate of St. Joseph High, led cheers... (Continue reading)

Orcutt youth football president arrested for embezzlement

The former president of the Orcutt Youth Football League is accused of embezzling more than $20,000 from the organization. [KEYT] Santa Barbara County Sheriff’s deputies arrested Tyrome Lee, 35, after determining that he issued unauthorized checks, falsified invoices and embezzled... (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)

Oil spill near Santa Maria

Firefighters in Santa Barbara County are at the scene of a nearly 1,260 gallon oil spill on Palmer Street south of Orcutt. Shortly before 5 a.m., emergency crews responded to a suspected pipeline break that sent oil spilling across the... (Continue reading)

What happens in Shell Beach stays in Shell Beach?

Santa Maria residents Melinda and Julian Hale married on September 1 overlooking the ocean on a Shell Beach cliff. The couple met in Las Vegas. “Apparently not everything that happens in Vegas stays in Vegas,” the Hale’s wedding website states.... (Continue reading)

Crowd of suspects face murder charges

So many suspects are facing charges in the murder of Santa Maria’s Anthony Iberra that they had to be crowded into a larger venue at Juvenile Court during proceedings Thursday. (Santa Maria Times) Iberra, 28, was killed March 18, reportedly... (Continue reading)

Santa Maria police release findings on U-Haul dumping murder

Three days after the conclusion of the Dystiny Myers murder trial, the Santa Maria Police Department released its finding into the investigation of another Santa Maria homicide victim whose body the alleged killers attempted to disappear. [KCOY] The police department... (Continue reading)

Four more busted in Iberra slaying

Authorities in Santa Maria have taken four more men into custody in connection with Tuesday’s murder of Anthony Iberra, 28,  joining four others arrested earlier. (Noozhawk) Among those suspected of conspiracy in the torture slaying are David Murillo Maldonado, 55;... (Continue reading)