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/



$1 million in pot discovered at Vandenberg Air Force Base

The United States Air Force received a million dollar donation Thursday in marijuana. [Lompoc Record] Vandenberg Air Force Base personnel discovered an overturned panga boat and at least $1 million of marijuana around 1 p.m. Thursday just north of Wall... (Continue reading)

KEYT anchor’s disappearance blamed on medical condition

Family members of Santa Barbara KEYT anchor Paula Lopez, who went missing Wednesday morning and was later found, said she was listed as “at risk” because of a medical condition. Lopez, 48, who is married to a Superior Court judge,... (Continue reading)

TV anchor Paula Lopez at home

The family of Santa Barbara TV anchor Paula Lopez, who went missing Wednesday morning and was later found, are refusing to elaborate on how she went missing. Lopez, 48, who is married to a Superior Court judge, anchors for KEYT-TV... (Continue reading)

Arroyo Grande 13-year-old flees police at 100 miles per hour

An Arroyo Grande 13-year-old fled Santa Barbara County sheriff’s deputies in a stolen vehicle Wednesday night at speeds up to 100 miles per hour. [KCOY] The 13-year-old driver, along with a 51-year-old passenger, initially fled the deputies around 9:45 p.m.... (Continue reading)

Man shot, killed by Santa Maria police

A man chased by authorities through the streets of Santa Maria died of multiple gunshot wounds Tuesday night after investigators say he confronted a police officer with a gun. (KCOY) It was another in a string of officer-involved shootings in... (Continue reading)

Witness disputes officer’s account of Los Alamos shooting

The woman whose boyfriend was shot three times in the chest after she called 911 to report he had a knife is disputing the California Highway Patrol officer’s account of the event. [KCOY] CHP officials said the officer was responding... (Continue reading)

Santa Maria police officer kills another officer

Santa Maria police shot and killed a fellow officer early today while attempting to serve a warrant on the man for alleged sexual misconduct against a minor. [KCOY] Department officials are not releasing the identity of the dead officer until... (Continue reading)