Articles From : SBPDPIO

  • Suspected Gang Members Arrested for 2021 Westside Drive-By

    Two alleged Santa Barbara gang members have been arrested for a drive-by shooting that injured a juvenile on the Westside last September.

  • Santa Barbara Police Searching for Suspects Burglarizing a Church

    The Santa Barbara Police Department is attempting to identify suspects involved in a string of burglaries at a local church and children's center.

  • Carpinteria Woman Arrested for Accessory to 2021 Double Homicide

    A Carpinteria woman has been arrested as an accessory to murder in the 2021 deaths of Angel Castillo and Omar Montiel-Hernandez on Santa Barbara's Eastside.

  • Up Front with SBPD: Alternative Call Response

    The Santa Barbara Police Department has just released another episode of “Up Front with SBPD” centered around alternative call response and how the Combined Communications Center prioritizes calls for service.

  • Santa Barbara Motorcyclist Dies in Collision

    A motorcyclist succumbed to injuries thirteen days later stemming from a vehicle collision in Santa Barbara.

  • Victim Identified in Fatal Collision on Shoreline Drive

    [Update]: The victim from the single-vehicle collision on Shoreline Drive has been identified.

  • Be Safe and Drive Sober This Holiday Season

    The Santa Barbara Police Department encourages everyone to have a holiday game plan that includes a designated sober driver.

  • Vehicle Burglaries on the Rise

    The Santa Barbara Police Department has recently received numerous reports about vehicle burglaries occurring in the city.

  • Charges Filed Against Suspected DUI Driver in Fatal Motorcycle Collision

    [Update]: Santa Barbara District Attorney has filed charges against the alleged DUI driver that killed a motorcyclist near Ortega Park on Saturday.

  • Missing Adult Safely Located

    [Update]: The Santa Barbara Police Department announce an at-risk missing adult has been safely located.

  • Driver Charged with Manslaughter in Fatal Head-on Traffic Collision

    [Update]: An accused DUI driver has been charged with gross vehicular manslaughter following a fatal head-on traffic collision at Carrillo and Miramonte in Santa Barbara.

  • Police Department Conducts Secondary Test of New Evacuation Siren Tone

    On Thursday, between the hours of 3 p.m. and 3:30 p.m., the Santa Barbara Police Department will be conducting a secondary test of a new emergency evacuation siren that is currently being outfitted on marked police vehicles

  • SBPD Testing New Evacuation Siren Tone

    On Thursday, between the hours of 10:00am and 11:00am, the Santa Barbara Police Department will be testing a new emergency evacuation siren.

  • SBPD Officer Sustains Serious Injury while Making Arrest

    A Santa Barbara Police Officer sustained a serious injury while making an arrest of a subject Wednesday afternoon on W. Carrillo Street.

  • Suspect Wanted in Downtown Santa Barbara Shooting

    [Update]: Santa Barbara Police have released the suspected identity of the shooter in last week's shooting on E. Cota Street that left one man injured.

  • Pedestrian Identified in Fatal Las Positas Collision

    [Update]: Santa Barbara Police are investigating a traffic collision that killed a pedestrian on Las Positas Thursday evening.

  • Confrontation Results in Shooting & Stabbing on the Eastside

    Santa Barbara Police are investigating a fight on the Eastside that resulted in a shooting and a stabbing on Saturday evening.

  • Knife Wielding Domestic Violence Suspect Subdued by Officer’s Taser

    Santa Barbara Police used a taser to subdue a knife-wielding suspect accused of domestic violence.

  • Identity Released of Santa Barbara Man Who Died After Moped Collision

    [Update]: The Santa Barbara Police Department has released the identity of the 53-year-old man who passed away at his home hours after a collision on a moped.

  • Missing Person Last Seen at Oak Park Located

    [Update]: The Santa Barbara Police Department reports a missing person last seen at Oak Park has been safely located.

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