NEWS
JULY 2017  
07/21/2017 Rural Crimes Unit Investigations Lead to Several Arrests and Recovery of Stolen Property
07/20/2017 Pedestrian Fatally Injured by Train in Goleta
07/18/2017 Injured Hiker Rescued Off Cold Springs Trail
07/14/2017 Public Assistance Requested to Help Locate Missing Person
07/07/2017 Public Assistance Requested to Identify and Locate Goleta Bank Robbery Suspect
07/06/2017 Felon Found in Possession of Firearm
JUNE 2017  
06/30/2017 Sheriff's Office Investigating Armed Robbery in Carpinteria
06/27/2017 Two Young Ventura Women Fatally Injured in Vehicle Accident
06/20/2017 Former State Prisoners to Graduate from Day Reporting Centers
06/20/2017 Pedestrian Safety Enforcement Operation Planned for Goleta
06/16/2017 Sheriff's Office Mourns Loss of Custody Deputy Trevor Carpenter
06/14/2017 Probation Check Leads to Discovery of Stolen Property
06/13/2017 New Computer to Help Fight Santa Barbara Rural Crime Donated to Sheriff's Office by Santa Barbara County Sheriff's Benevolent Posse
06/13/2017 Barricaded Buellton Man Who Threatened to Burn Down Home Arrested After Seven Hour Ordeal
06/12/2017 Santa Barbara County Sheriff/Fire Air Support Teams Rescue Plane Crash Victim
06/10/2017 Sheriff's Office Investigates Shooting at Orcutt Residence
06/08/2017 Eight Santa Barbara County Deputy Sheriff Trainees Graduate the Allan Hancock Law Enforcement Academy
06/08/2017 DUI / Driver's License Checkpoint City of Goleta
06/07/2017 Alcohol Enforcement Operations Results
06/05/2017 Pedestrian Safety Enforcement Operations Planned for Goleta
MAY 2017  
05/28/2017 Four Lompoc Suspects Arrested Following Strong-Arm Robbery and Stabbing in Isla Vista
05/24/2017 Public Assistance Requested to Identify and Locate Carpinteria Bank Robbery Suspect
05/24/2017 Click It or Ticket Campaign Underway
05/20/2017 32 Santa Barbara County Residents Graduate from the Sheriff's Citizen's Academy
05/19/2017 Abandoned Panga Boat Found North of Refugio State Beach
05/19/2017 Public Safety Tips Following Repeat Sighting of Mountain Lion in Santa Ynez Residential Neighborhood
05/19/2017 Sheriff's Office Honors Exemplary Performance in 2016
05/17/2017 Sheriff's Search and Rescue K-9 Certified and Mission Ready
05/15/2017 Community Shred Event in Solvang
05/11/2017 Sheriff's Office Congratulates the 2017 Guerry Award Recipients Including Eight Sheriff's Deputies
05/11/2017 DUI / Driver's License Checkpoint City of Goleta
05/09/2017 Santa Maria Man Arrested for Making False Bomb Report
05/09/2017 Phone Scammers are Back Posing as Sheriff's Deputies
05/09/2017 Warning Regarding Virtual Kidnapping Scam
05/08/2017 National Correctional Officers and Employees Week
05/05/2017 Sheriff's Office Presents the Deputy Pen Pal Program
05/05/2017 Isla Vista Resident Arrested for Alleged Hate Crime
05/03/2017 Community Shred Event
05/03/2017 Battle of the Badges Blood Drive
05/01/2017 Carpinteria Woman Violently Attacked and Robbed at Bus Stop UPDATED:05/05/2017
APRIL 2017  
04/27/2017 Public Assistance Requested to Identify and Locate Carpinteria Bank Robbery Suspect
04/27/2017 Sheriff Bill Brown Installed as President of the California State Sheriffs' Association
04/26/2017 Commercial and Residential Burglars Arrested After Assaulting Deputies
04/22/2017 Sheriff's Search and Rescue Seeks New Members
04/20/2017 Sheriff's Special Enforcement Team Utilized to Arrest Potentially Armed and Dangerous Wanted Subject
04/18/2017 Pedestrian Safety Enforcement Operation Planned for Goleta
04/16/2017 Sheriff's Office Investigates Homicide in Santa Maria UPDATED: SUSPECT in CUSTODY
04/16/2017 Deputies Arrest Gunman in Lompoc Area
04/13/2017 19 Cadets Graduate From Allan Hancock CORE Custody Academy
04/12/2017 Santa Barbara County Sheriff's Office Releases 2016 Crime Rates
04/10/2017 Sheriff's Office Thanks County Dispatchers During National Telecommunicators Week
04/09/2017 Deltopia Recap and Preliminary Statistics
04/04/2017 Prowling Residential Burglar Arrested
04/03/2017 Serial Goleta Church Burglar Nabbed After Help From Witness
MARCH 2017  
03/31/2017 Sheriff's Office Introduces New K-9 Odin
03/30/2017 Santa Maria Man Arrested for Making False Police Report
03/25/2017 Sheriff's Deputies Locate and Arrest Suspect Wanted For Burglarizing a Business and Stealing Vehicle
03/22/2017 Suspect Wanted For Burglarizing Residence While it was Being Fumigated Arrested by Sheriff's Deputies
03/18/2017 Suspect Wanted for Entering Residence In Isla Vista and Sexually Assaulting Female Victim
03/16/2017 Plan Before You Party on St. Patrick's Day
03/13/2017 Fatal Cliff Fall in Carpinteria
03/11/2017 Pedestrian Fatally Injured by Train in Montecito UPDATED
03/08/2017 Public Assistance Requested to Identify ATM Skimmer Suspects
03/08/2017 Explorer Post 830 Is Looking for New Members
03/07/2017 Sheriff's Office Requests Continued Grant Funding for ATV Riverbed Enforcement
03/06/2017 Public Assistance Requested to Locate Suspect Wanted for Auto Theft and Credit Card Fraud
03/04/2017 Homicide Investigation and Search for Suspect
03/01/2017 Sheriff's Deputy Assaulted by Hit and Run Suspects
FEBRUARY 2017  
02/28/2017 Operation Medicine Cabinet - 2016 Statistics Released
02/28/2017 Public Assistance Requested to Identify Armed Robbery Suspects
02/26/2017 Sheriff's K-9 Team Apprehends Barricaded Subject
02/23/2017 Sheriff's K-9 Team Locates Wanted Suspects Hiding Underneath House Near Carpinteria
02/21/2017 Shoulder Tap and Minor Decoy Operations Results
02/17/2017

Medium Security Inmates Temporarily Relocated

Visitation Hours Cancelled Tomorrow at SB County Main Jail

02/16/2017 Carpinteria Man Investigated for Thefts of Exotic Plants
02/15/2017 Suspect Attempts to Lure Junior High School Student Into Vehicle
02/15/2017 Taxi Driver Arrested for Possession of Loaded Firearm and Narcotics
02/15/2017 Hiker Rescued From Inspiration Point Cliff
02/15/2017 Invitation to Participate in North County Sheriff's Citizen's Academy
02/14/2017 Pedestrian Safety Enforcement Operation Planned for Goleta
02/12/2017 Officer Involved Shooting Suspect Fatally Injured
02/09/2017 Public Assistance Requested to Locate Convicted Felon on Active Flight From Authorities
02/06/2017 Sheriff's Offices Welcomes Five New Employees and Celebrates Two Promotions
02/05/2017
02/03/2017

Call the Right Play for Super Bowl LI

Pass the Keys to a Sober Driver Before the Game Begins

02/03/2017 Public Assistance Requested to Locate Suspect Responsible for Violent Attack on Goleta Man UPDATE: SUSPECT IN CUSTODY
02/01/2017 Missing Autistic Teenager Located Thanks to Project Lifesaver
JANUARY 2017  
01/31/2017 Santa Barbara County Sheriff's Office Participates in State Wide Operation to Combat Human Trafficking
01/31/2017 Pedestrian Safety Enforcement Operation Planned for Goleta
01/29/2017 Sheriff's Deputies Locate and Arrest Suspect in Stolen Vehicle Shortly After Crime Occurred in City of Goleta
01/28/2017 Isla Vista Foot Patrol Deputies and Officers Break Up Large Party Resulting in Several Arrests and Citations
01/28/2017 Former Sheriff John Carpenter Dies at Age 87
01/26/2017 Notification of Inmate Death

UPDATED: 01/26/17

01/24/2017 Public Assistance Requested to Identify and Locate Suspects Responsible for Stealing Wallets and a Purse in Goleta
01/23/2017 Public Assistance Requested to Help Locate Missing Senior UPDATE: MISSING SENIOR LOCATED
01/19/2017 Armed Subject Who Threatened Tenants in Early Morning Incident Determined to be Felon In Possession of Firearms
01/17/2017 Public Assistance Requested to Locate Suspect Responsible for Violent Attack on Goleta Man
01/17/2017 Sheriff's Search and Rescue Team Helps Locate Two Sets of Lost Hikers on Grass Mountain
01/12/2017 Two Wanted Felons Apprehended After K-9 Search
01/11/2017 Public Assistance Requested to Identify Package Theft Suspect
01/10/2017 Citizen Online Reporting Now Available on Sheriff's Office Website
01/04/2017 Santa Maria Man Assualted and Carjacked by Hitchhiker
01/04/2017 Public Advised to Use Caution Parking at Popular Trailheads Following Recent Increases in Auto Burglaries
01/02/2017 Sheriff's Mounted Unit Makes Historic Appearance in the Tournament of Roses Parade in Pasadena
01/01/2017 Sheriff's Mounted Enforcement Unit to Appear in Rose Parade
DECEMBER 2016  
12/30/2016 Notification of Inmate Death
12/22/2016 Two Massage Business Employees Arrested for Alleged Solicitation of Prostitution
12/22/2016 Parole Search Leads to Discovery of Loaded Firearms and Methamphetamine
12/22/2016 Convicted Felon in Possession of Firearms Arrested in Lompoc
12/20/2016 Three Suspects with A Stolen Safe and Pitching Machine Arrested Following Early Morning Pursuit in Orcutt
12/17/2016 Jail Inmates Refurbish Dozens of Bicycles to Donate to Underprivileged Adults and Children This Holiday Season
12/15/2016 Anonymous Tip Leads to Discovery of Goleta Residence Where Multiple Suspects Were Using and Selling Drugs
12/15/2016 DUI / Driver's License Checkpoint City of Goleta
12/14/2016 Suspicious Vehicle Report Leads to Arrest of Five People After Vehicle Found Packed with Stolen Merchandise
12/12/2016 Sheriff's Office Warns Public of Recent "Virtual Kidnapping" Schemes UPDATED
12/10/2016 Goleta Man Arrested for Stalking Juvenile Female and Entering Residence to Attempt Sexual Assault
12/10/2016 Alleged Carpinteria Heroin Trafficker Arrested
12/09/2016 Alleged Drug Traffickers Arrested in Santa Barbara
12/09/2016 Public Assistance Requested to Help Locate Wanted Felon Following Service of Search Warrant
12/08/2016 Nine Sheriff's Deputy Recruits Graduate From The Allan Hancock Law Enforcement College Academy
12/08/2016 Coffee With a Cop in Carpinteria on December 14th
12/07/2016 Ultralight Pilot Fatally Injured Following Crash at Goleta Apartment Complex
12/01/2016 Five People Arrested in Santa Maria Including Felon in Possession of a Firearm
NOVEMBER 2016  
11/30/2016 Warrant Operation Leads to Multiple Arrests in Carpinteria
11/29/2016 Citizen Report Leads to Arrest of Orcutt Man for Possession of Heroin and Methamphetamine
11/27/2016 Sheriff's Deputies Raid Cockfight in Progress and Cite 11 People Thanks to Anonymous Tip
11/27/2016 Alleged Residential Burglary Suspect Arrested in Isla Vista
11/26/2016 Fatally Injured Paraglider Recovered by Rescue Crews
11/23/2016 UPDATE: Death Investigation -Officer Involved Shooting, City of Lompoc
11/15/2016 38 Santa Barbara County Residents Graduate From The Citizen's Academy
11/12/2016 Sheriff's Office Participates in Statewide Shoulder Tap and Minor Decoy Operations
11/10/2016 Public Assistance Requested to Help Locate Missing At-Risk Solvang Senior UPDATED 11/14/16
11/10/2016 Sheriff's Deputies Arrest Residential Burglary Suspects from Vetura Shortly After Crime Committed in Carpinteria
11/09/2016 Isla Vista Foot Patrol Deputies and Officers Respond to Report of Man with a Gun
11/04/2016 Sheriff's Mounted Enforcement Unit to Appear in Rose Parade
11/02/2016 Goleta Police Department Receives Grant for Special Traffic Enforcement and Crash Prevention
11/01/2016 A Safe and Uneventful Halloween in Isla Vista
OCTOBER 2016  
10/31/2016 Sheriff's Office Warns Public of Recent "Virtual Kidnapping" Schemes
10/31/2016 Public Assistance Requested to Help Locate Missing At-Risk Solvang Senior
10/24/2016 Abandoned Panga Boat Found Near Mariposa Reina
10/22/2016 Body of Deceased Female Found UPDATED:10/24/16
10/17/2016 Santa Barbara Man Arrested Following Discovery of Butane Honey Oil Lab
10/17/2016 Notification of Inmate Death
10/11/2016 Santa Barbara County Officials Mark Start of Construction on New Northern Branch Jail
10/08/2016 A Santa Barbara Senior Drives Into Front Entrance of Trader Joe's in Goleta Seriously Injuring Shopper
10/07/2016 Search Warrant Leads to Heroin and Stolen Handgun
10/07/2016 Armed Robbery and Burglary Suspect Located and Arrested in Goleta
10/05/2016 Search Warrant Leads to Discovery of Methamphetamine and Guns at Orcutt Residence Where Children Resided
10/04/2016 Santa Barbara County Sheriff Bill Brown Named Sherman Block Law Enforcement Professional of the Year
10/04/2016 Sheriff's Office Invites the Public to Participate "National Coffee With a Cop Day" on Friday
10/01/2016 Investigators Arrest Two Goleta Men and Seize More Than 20 Pounds of Methamphetamine
SEPTEMBER 2016  
09/30/2016 Sheriff's Search and Rescue Team Rescues Lost Hiker
09/29/2016 District Attorney and Sheriff Awarded Combined 1.3 Million Dollar Grant to Combat Human Trafficking in Santa Barbara County
09/28/2016 Lompoc Man Arrested for Violating Medical Marijuana Laws
09/28/2016 Public Assistance Requested to Help Locate Suspect Wanted by Isla Vista Foot Patrol
09/26/2016 Old Fashion Barn Raising Dedication Event Celebrates New Hilf-Douglas Santa Barbara County Sheriff's Mounted Unit Stable
09/24/2016 Vehicle vs. Bicyclist Accident in Goleta UPDATED 09/26/16
09/23/2016 Sheriff's Office Warns Public of Recent Vehicle Repair Scam
09/23/2016 Sheriff's Search and Rescue Respond to Two Over-The-Side Vehicles at Gibraltar Road Within 24 Hours
09/12/2016 Two Men Reported Missing are Discovered Deceased Near a Wrecked Vehicle Off Gibraltar Road
09/09/2016 22 Cadets Graduate From First-Ever Allan Hancock CORE Custody Deputy Academy
09/08/2016 DUI / Driver's License Checkpoint City of Goleta
09/07/2016 Social Media Assists in Arrest of Residential Burglary Suspect
09/07/2016 Alleged Drug Dealers Arrested and Illegal Shotgun Seized
09/06/2016 Sheriff's Office Receives Grant to Fight Alcohol-Related Crime in Isla Vista
09/06/2016 Pedestrian Safety Enforcement Operation Planned for Goleta
09/05/2016 Suspect Caught Stealing From Operation Medicine Cabinet Kiosk
09/02/2016 Sheriff's Office Warns Public of Recent Catalytic Converter Thefts
09/01/2016 Sheriff's Investigators Make Arrest in 1988 Homicide Case
AUGUST 2016  
08/31/2016 Sheriff's Deputies Use Defibrillator to Help Save Cardiac Arrest Victim
08/29/2016 Sheriff's Office Welcomes Nine Custody Deputies, One Deputy and Three Civilians
08/29/2016 Back to School Safety Tips
08/28/2016 Public Assistance Requested to Locate Child Annoyance Suspect
08/26/2016 Two Auto Burglary Thieves Arrested and Stolen Firearm Recovered
08/26/2016 Applications Being Accepted for the Sheriff's Citizen's Academy
08/25/2016 Paradise Road Open to Residents Only
08/24/2016 Probationer Found in Possession of Weapons and Ammunition
08/24/2016 DUI / Driver's License Checkpoint City of Goleta
08/24/2016 Pedestrian Safety Enforcement Operation Planned for Goleta
08/22/2016 Search Warrant Yields Illegal Shotgun and Heroin For Sales
08/21/2016 Carpinteria Burglary Suspect Violently Assualts Deputies and is Arrested
08/20/2016 Isla Vista Burglary - Sheriff's Office Requests the Public's Help
08/19/2016 The Goleta Police Department Shows Zero Tolerance in It's Goal to End Drunk Driving
08/17/2016 Jail Escapee Found and Arrested After Making Suicidal Threats
08/16/2016 Anonymous Email Leads to Stolen Gun and Almost A Half Pound of Methamphetamine
08/11/2016 Black Market Weapons Dealer Arrested After Pursuit and Fight With Sheriff's Office Detectives
08/10/2016 Anonymous Tip Leads to Seizure of 12 Illegal Firearms
08/05/2016 Sheriff's Deputies Locate Butane Honey Oil Lab in Solvang Residence
08/04/2016 Notification of Arrestee Death
08/03/2016 Safety Reminder for Participants of Unsanctioned Fiesta Bicycle Ride
08/02/2016 Sheriff's Deputies Help Avert Potential Suicide By Cop
JULY 2016  
07/29/2016 Four Firearms Seized From Felons Over Two Days
07/29/2016 Extradition for Lompoc Man After Recent Investigation Reveals Allegations of Child Sexual Abuse
07/21/2016 Barricaded Suspect With Machete Sets Motorhome on Fire
07/21/2016 Identity Released of Suspect Fatally Injured in Officer Involved Shooting with Santa Maria Police Officers
07/19/2016 Sheriff's Office Welcomes 13 Custody Deputies and 4 Civilians
07/18/2016 Sheriff's Search and Rescue Team Assist Two Stranded Hikers
07/09/2016 20 Men Arrested Following Prostitution Sting at Goleta Hotel
07/05/2016 Sheriff's Search and Rescue Team and SB County Air Support Rescue Bikers and Hikers Over Busy 4th of July Weekend
07/05/2016 Lompoc Man Arrested for the Alleged Murder of His Brother
07/01/2016 Sheriff's Detectives Locate and Arrest Several Wanted Suspects
JUNE 2016  
06/30/2016 Search and Rescue Teams Travel to Assist with Erskine Fire in Kern County
06/29/2016 Orcutt Man Charged with the Alleged Murder of a Toddler
06/28/2016 Pedestrian Safety Enforcement Operation Planned for Goleta
06/25/2016 Santa Maria Resident Arrested for Possession of Illegal Fireworks
06/21/2016 Goleta Man Arrested For Alleged Animal Cruelty
06/21/2016 Sheriff's Office Honors Deputies, Volunteers and A Citizen For Exemplary Service In 2015
06/19/2016 Heat Exhausted Youth Rescued From Local Trail
06/16/2016 Six Suspected Gang Members Arrested at Rock Nook Park
06/15/2016 FBI Offers $50,000 Reward and National Campaign to Identify East Area Rapist / Golden State Killer
06/11/2016 Sheriff's Detectives Recover Firearm and Arrest Multiple Suspects
06/11/2016 Sheriff's Deputies Arrest Axe Wielding Suspect UPDATED:06/13/16
06/10/2016 Oakland Homicide Suspect is Hospitalized from Self-Inflicted Gunshot Wound Following Standoff at Santa Maria Truck Stop UPDATED:06/15/16
06/09/2016 Sheriff's Office Swears In Ten Allan Hancock Academy Graduates
06/08/2016 Pedestrian Fatally Injured by Train in Montecito UPDATED:06/09/16
06/07/2016 Sheriff's Detectives Arrest Multiple Wanted Suspects in Santa Maria
06/07/2016 Sheriff's Office Warns Residents of IRS Phone Scam Reports
06/07/2016 Sheriff's Office Announces Continuous Recruitment for Custody Deputies and Sheriff's Deputy Trainees
06/03/2016 Public Assistance Requested - Attempt to Identify Avocado Thief
06/03/2016 Sheriff's Office Arrest Suspect, Ending Multi Year Investigation Into Illegal Sales of Firearms and Narcotics
06/03/2016 DUI / Driver's License Checkpoint City of Goleta
 
     
     
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