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/



Fisherman snatches panga, officers arrest fisherman

A fisherman cited maritime law in claiming a panga he found Monday in Santa Barbara County as his possession, but law enforcement officials said the boat belonged to them and arrested the man. [KEYT] Eric Bjorklund and two other fishermen... (Continue reading)

Isla Vista woman kidnapped and robbed

Santa Barbara County Sheriff’s detectives are searching for kidnappers who are believed to have abducted an Isla Vista woman and stolen cash that they forced her to withdraw. [KEYT] The woman is unharmed, according to sheriff’s investigators. After kidnapping her,... (Continue reading)

Stabbing at Isla Vista fraternity house

A knife fight in front of an Isla Vista fraternity house on Saturday has left one UCSB student in jail and another in the hospital. At about 2:45 a.m., a UC Santa Barbara police officer observed a bloody fight in... (Continue reading)

Car collides with Santa Barbara deputy

A vehicle collided with the patrol car of a Santa Barbara County Sheriff’s deputy, injuring him while he was responding to an emergency call on Tuesday. [KSBY] The crash occurred shortly after noon on northbound Highway 101 in Goleta. The... (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 Barbara deputy shot during training

A Santa Barbara County Sheriff’s deputy was shot in the arm during a training exercise on Saturday. [KSBY] The shooting occurred as a result of the accidental discharge of a firearm. The deputy suffered a minor injury, for which he... (Continue reading)

Lompoc police officer arrested for violating court order

Santa Barbara County Sheriff deputies arrested a Lompoc Police officer for the second time in less than two months because of domestic violence allegations. On Thanksgiving, Matthew Lee Hill, 29, allegedly contacted his ex-girlfriend in violation of a court order.... (Continue reading)

Six arrested at high school fight in Santa Maria

A lunchtime cat fight between two female students at Righetti High School in Santa Maria led to multiple brawls, six arrests and the lockdown of a nearby school Wednesday. [KEYT] Around 12:30 p.m., two female students began fighting in Righetti’s... (Continue reading)

Third Lompoc police officer arrested this year

Santa Barbara County Sheriff’s deputies arrested a Lompoc police officer accused of assaulting his girlfriend on Sunday, marking the third arrest of a member of the Lompoc Police Department this year. [KEYT] Deputies responded to call from a neighbor about... (Continue reading)

Wild high speed chase lands Los Osos woman in jail

By KAREN VELIE A Los Osos woman who led Santa Barbara County Sheriff deputies on a high speed chase with speeds that reached over a 100-mph was arrested along with her two companions on Friday, officers said. At about 2:45... (Continue reading)