Articles Tagged With ‘Santa Barbara County Sheriff’s Office’


With its roots embedded in Spanish California, the Santa Barbara County Sheriff’s Office has always been a reflection of the community it serves. Founded in 1850, it stands with the oldest law enforcement agencies in the state of California.

We, the members of your Sheriff’s Office, are responsible for enforcing the laws, upholding the Constitutions, and providing custody and court services.
We are committed to enhancing the quality of life through effective partnerships, protecting persons and property, while serving as role models to our community.

http://www.sbsheriff.org/



Drug lab found at Santa Barbara preschool property

A Santa Barbara residential property that functions as a preschool and animal rescue facility also clandestinely functioned as a drug lab, with narcotics being manufactured, sold and used just feet away from where toddlers were learning, according to the Santa... (Continue reading)

Deputies shoot and kill triple murder suspect in Orcutt

Santa Barbara County Sheriff deputies shot and killed a man suspected in a bloody triple murder in Orcutt Friday night. [Cal Coast Times] Shortly after 8 p.m., a woman returned to her home in the 5900 block of Oakhill Road... (Continue reading)

Grinch alert: thieves steal dozens of laptops from Goleta Best Buy

Shortly before Christmas, the Goleta Best Buy lost some valuable inventory as thieves stole approximately 60 MacBook computers valued at about $75,000 from the store early Sunday morning, according to the Santa Barbara County Sheriff’s Office. [Cal Coast Times] A... (Continue reading)

Deputies arrested man following pursuit in Northern Santa Barbara County

Fearing that there may be an armed man running near or on a Santa Barbara elementary school campus, authorities warned people to shelter in place Wednesday during a chase that started in Goleta. [Cal Coast Times] Shortly after 4 p.m.,... (Continue reading)

Deputies arrest suspect in Santa Maria tobacco shop burglary

Santa Barbara County Sheriff Department deputies arrested a suspect in a Santa Maria tobacco store burglary on Friday after receiving a tip from a witness, according to the officials. [Cal Coast Times] Shortly before 2 a.m., the witness watched a... (Continue reading)

Orcutt man threatens to shoot up Santa Maria school

The Paso Robles Police Department tipped off Santa Barbara County law enforcement on Tuesday about a threat made on Facebook relating to shooting up a Santa Maria school, which resulted in an Orcutt man getting mental health treatment. [Cal Coast... (Continue reading)

Man’s body found on Santa Barbara County beach

Santa Barbara County Sheriff deputies are investigation the death of a college-age man whose body was found on the beach in Isla Vista. [Cal Coast Times] Shortly after 9 a.m. on Saturday, a passerby spotted the body of a white... (Continue reading)

Man struck, killed by train in Guadalupe

A man who was reportedly sitting on railroad tracks near Guadalupe and slowly getting up while a train was approaching was struck and killed on Monday. [Cal Coast Times] At about 3 p.m., the man was on the railroad tracks... (Continue reading)

Santa Barbara County eradicates $2.7 million in illegal marijuana

Santa Barbara County sheriff’s detectives raided multiple illegal marijuana grow sites earlier this week and then destroyed almost $3 million of marijuana. [Cal Coast Times] Shortly after investigators arrived at a grow on the 1600 block of Santa Barbara Canyon... (Continue reading)

6 Santa Barbara County students overdose at high school

Emergency responders transported a half-dozen Lompoc area high school students to the hospital Monday after finding three of them unresponsive and determining all six were under the influence of Xanax. [Cal Coast Times] The incident concluded with deputies arresting one... (Continue reading)