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/



Serial church burglar caught in Goleta

Santa Barbara County Sheriff’s deputies tracked down a man formerly of Boston, Massachusetts who they say broke into three churches in Goleta. The burglar had a habit of shattering windows in order to get inside churches. On Sunday morning, an... (Continue reading)

Burglar breaks into home being fumigated, steals wedding rings

A Lompoc man broke into a Santa Ynez home while it was being fumigated and stole several firearms, a large amount of jewelry and heirlooms, including deceased relatives’ wedding rings, according to the Santa Barbara County Sheriff’s Office. The burglar... (Continue reading)

Woman sexually assaulted in her sleep in Isla Vista

A man broke into a woman’s Isla Vista home on Saturday and sexually assaulted her in her sleep, according to the Santa Barbara County Sheriff’s Office. Shortly after 5 a.m., a woman awoke to an unknown man fondling her 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)

Hit-and-run suspects beat up Santa Barbara sheriff’s deputy

Two men who were allegedly involved in a DUI hit-and-run beat up a Santa Barbara County Sheriff’s deputy who tried to arrest them early Wednesday morning. The suspects sent the deputy to the emergency room with head and back injuries,... (Continue reading)

Santa Maria taxi driver caught with loaded gun, drugs

After conducting an early morning traffic stop on a taxi, Santa Barbara County Sheriff’s deputies learned the driver was a felon who was carrying drugs and a loaded gun. At about 1 a.m. on Monday, a sheriff’s deputy stopped a... (Continue reading)

Santa Barbara deputies kill manhunt suspect

Santa Barbara County Sheriff’s shot and killed a 26-year-old man who “advanced” on them with a knife. The shooting culminated a more than three-hour manhunt in which Bryan Carreno was reportedly hallucinating and running in and out of houses. Sheriff’s... (Continue reading)

Santa Barbara deputy reportedly shoots manhunt suspect

A Santa Barbara County manhunt reportedly ended Sunday night with a sheriff’s deputy shooting the suspect inside a home in rural Santa Barbara. The county sheriff’s office is currently refusing to release any details about the shooting or the suspect’s... (Continue reading)

Note leads to grenade found near Orcutt

A man walked into the Santa Maria airport Saturday morning, handed a note to a TSA agent and then left. The note led authorities to a field south of Orcutt where they discovered a grenade. [KSBY] Around 10:30 a.m., sheriff’s... (Continue reading)

Deputies break up Santa Maria cockfight

Acting on an anonymous tip, law enforcement officers broke up a cockfighting tournament taking place east of Santa Maria on Sunday, according to the Santa Barbara County Sheriff’s Office. The tournament allegedly attracted individuals from Los Angeles, Santa Barbara and... (Continue reading)