Articles From : SBPDPIO

  • Transient Arrested for Starting Fire in Amtrak Station

    A 63-year-old homeless man was arrested for starting a fire inside the Amtrak Station lobby on lower State Street in Santa Barbara.

  • Transient Arrested for Hate Crime and Battery on Officer

    A transient was arrested for a hate crime and battery on an officer after verbally assaulting a visiting family on State Street Tuesday.

  • Police Arrest Local Man for Battery Against Women

    Santa Barbara Police arrested a 39-year-old Santa Barbara resident for battery in connection with four separate incidents where he allegedly targeted female victims.

  • San Marcos High Teacher Arrested for Sending Explicit Photos

    A San Marcos High School teacher and tennis coach has been arrested for sending explicit photographs to a juvenile.

  • Two Men Arrested for Possession of Child Pornography

    Santa Barbara Police Detectives arrested two men this week on separate child pornography possession charges.

  • ATM Skimmers Strike Again at Bank of America

    The Santa Barbara Police Department reports ATM skimmers have been spotted again at Bank of America ATMs throughout the Central Coast.

  • Santa Barbara Police Weekend Roundup

    The Santa Barbara Police Department responded to various calls this past weekend including public intoxication, prowling, and burglary.

  • Scam for Gas and Electric Utility Customers

    A recent scam lures unsuspecting customers to divulge sensitive information and pay fake gas and electric bills.

  • Suspected Armed Robber Arrested in Labor Day Traffic

    Santa Barbara Police arrested a suspected armed robber while he was stuck in Labor Day traffic.

  • Traffic Sting Planned for Saturday

    The Santa Barbara Police Department will conduct a bicycle and pedestrian safety enforcement operation on September 5th from 10:00 am to 6:00 pm.

  • Knife Wielding Suspect Chases Victim for a Case of Beer

    Santa Barbara Police have arrested a man for wielding a knife and chasing a victim near Sea Landing over a case of beer.

  • Police K9 Apprehends Attempted Murder Suspect

    Santa Barbara Police K9 Murdoch apprehended an attempted murder suspect on the eastside Thursday night. 

  • Stolen Property Returned to Victims

    Santa Barbara Police arrested a vehicle burglar and returned a lot of stolen property to victims. 

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