Home Invasion Robbery
updated: Jul 20, 2012, 3:29 PM
Source: Santa Barbara Sheriff's Department
On Thursday, July 19, 2012 at 11:35pm, deputies responded to the 2800 block of Via Real, Carpinteria
on a report of a home invasion robbery that had just occurred. It was reported that a lone suspect had
left the residence after confronting the residents inside their home and stealing property.
While some deputies responded to the home, other deputies and officers from the California Highway
Patrol searched the surrounding streets. Two Sheriff K9 units and a helicopter from the County Air
Support Unit also assisted with the search. Investigators from the Sheriff's Forensics Bureau assisted
at the crime scene. The suspect, a white male in dark clothes, 5-9 to 5-10, 150 to 160 lbs, was not
The investigation is continuing. If you have any information regarding this crime please call the SBSO
Detective Bureau at 805.681.4150
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