Articles Tagged With ‘Santa Maria’




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Nipomo woman arrested after wild cross-county chase

A Nipomo woman transporting a wanted suspect led several law enforcement agencies on a high-speed chase Thursday that started and ended in Santa Barbara County and traversed southern San Luis Obispo County. Though officers arrested the driver and another suspect,... (Continue reading)

Woman gets year in jail for accessory to murder, faces deportation

The wife of the man accused of killing a 43-year-old Santa Maria resident outside a bar in Orcutt received a one-year jail sentence for accessory to murder. Mayra Perez, 29, pleaded no contest in June to being an accessory to... (Continue reading)

Multiple Central Coast fires and car crashes

A vehicle plunged about 200 feet off Highway 166 east of Santa Maria Friday morning. Rescue workers then found a dead body in the wreckage. The crash occurred around 7 a.m. near Rock Front Ranch. It is unclear what caused... (Continue reading)

Suspects open fire in between vehicles in Santa Maria

Shots were fired in between vehicles in Santa Maria Sunday evening near the intersection of Gibson and Stowell streets . [KSBY] Shortly before 6 p.m., a car crash in the area led to a fight. Officers detained everyone involved in... (Continue reading)

Santa Maria jail to close due to budget cuts

As part of major budget cuts, Santa Barbara County is closing the Santa Maria jail.  [KCOY] The move will force law enforcement officers in Northern Santa Barbara County to transport suspects down to Santa Barbara every time they make an... (Continue reading)

Elderly woman killed in crash with semi-truck in Santa Maria

A Santa Maria woman in her early 70s died Monday morning after crashing into the back of a semi-truck near Bonita Elementary School, according to the CHP. It is suspected the woman was speeding. [KCOY] Shortly before 4:30 a.m., the... (Continue reading)

Santa Maria probationer found with stolen passports and drone

While conducting a probation check at a Santa Maria home on Tuesday, authorities found drugs and a wide variety of stolen items, including passports, checks and a drone. Around 3:30 p.m., Santa Barbara County probation personnel and the Compliance Response... (Continue reading)

Nipomo murder suspect appears to be recently deported immigrant

The 24-year-old Nipomo man arrested for murdering his girlfriend appears to be the same person who was profiled in a news article last year after being deported to Mexico. Last August, The Desert Sun, a Palms Springs area paper, published... (Continue reading)

One person dies, four injured in Santa Maria DUI crash

One person was killed and four others were injured in an allegedly alcohol-induced accident in Santa Maria early Sunday morning. Just after midnight, there was a crash at Railroad Avenue and Donovan Road. Officers arrived at the scene and found... (Continue reading)

Professional boxer stabs his parents in Santa Maria

A 21-year-old man who recently gave up a career as a professional boxer allegedly tried to stab both of his parents to death on a Santa Maria street last week. The parents suffered life-threatening stab wounds but survived. [KCOY] The... (Continue reading)



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