Isla Vista Stabbing Investigation
updated: Oct 24, 2012, 2:36 PM
Gang Member Identified and Wanted In Stabbing Case
Santa Barbara County Sheriff's investigators have identified 22 year old Quiana Edwards (DOB:
1990) as the suspect in the October 7th Isla Vista stabbing case. Five victims were ultimately treated
for non-life threatening stab wounds at local hospitals after the violent crime occurred in the 6600
block of Abrego Road. Edwards is a documented Ventura Avenue gang member and has an active
warrant out for her immediate arrest. She is wanted for felony assault with a deadly weapon, 245(a)
(1)PC, and a criminal gang enhancement, 186.22PC. Her bail amount, if located, is set at $130,000
dollars. If you have any information on the whereabouts of Quiana Edwards please call the Santa
Barbara County Sheriff's tip line at (805) 681-4171.
Santa Barbara- On October 7, 2012, at about 12:40 AM, deputies and officers from the Isla Vista
Foot Patrol responded to Goleta Valley Cottage Hospital for a report of two stabbing victims.
The victims were assaulted during a fight that occurred on the 6600 block of Abrego Road in Isla
Vista. During the investigation three additional assault victims were identified. One victim reported
seeing a female suspect leave the fight. She was described as a Hispanic female, in her early 20's,
about 5 feet 6 inches tall, and weighing about 140-150 lbs., with black hair pulled back into a pony
tail. She left the scene in an unknown direction.
The victims have been released from the hospital with non life threatening injuries. No
been arrested at this point and the investigation is on-going. If you have information regarding these
crimes, please contact the Santa Barbara County Sheriff's Office headquarters at (805) 681-4100, or
the Isla Vista Foot Patrol at (805) 681-4179.
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