Articles From : sbsheriff

  • Northern Branch Jail Launches Tattoo Removal Program

    The Santa Barbara County Sheriff’s Office has launched an inmate Tattoo Removal Program at the Northern Branch Jail.

  • Sheriff's Office Accepting Applications for Upcoming Citizen's Academy

    The Santa Barbara County Sheriff’s Office is accepting applications for the upcoming Citizen’s Academy.

  • Cannabis Compliance Team Arrests Suspect for Illegal Drugs

    The Santa Barbara County Sheriff's Cannabis Compliance Team has arrested a suspect for alleged illegal marijuana sales, narcotics, and weapons violations.

  • Three Arrested for Catalytic Converter Theft Following Police Pursuit

    [Update]: Three people were arrested for allegedly stealing catalytic converters following a police pursuit.

  • 18 COVID Positive Cases Remain in Main Jail

    [Update]: Sheriff’s Office Custody staff and Wellpath partners have identified a COVID outbreak in the Main Jail.

  • 26 Citations and 1 Arrest During Bicycle and Pedestrian Safety Operation

    During a safety operation on Tuesday, Goleta Police issued 26 traffic citations for a variety of violations made by drivers, bicyclists, and pedestrians and one person was arrested for driving under the influence of drugs.

  • Two More Suspects Arrested in Vandalism Hate Crime at Cabrillo High School

    [Update]: Sheriff’s deputies have arrested two additional suspects accused of a vandalism hate crime at Cabrillo High School in Lompoc.

  • Detectives Investigate Suspicious Death in Montecito

    Santa Barbara County Sheriff’s Detectives are investigating a suspicious death in the 900-block of Park Lane.

  • Bicycle and Pedestrian Safety Operation Planned for Tuesday

    The Goleta Police Department will conduct a traffic safety operation Tuesday from 1 p.m. to 5 pm focused on the most dangerous driver behaviors that put the safety of people biking or walking at risk.

  • Suspect Arrested for Stalking and Hate Crimes in Isla Vista

    The Santa Barbara County Sheriff’s Office has arrested a Santa Barbara man for stalking and hate crimes in Isla Vista.

  • Bicyclist Dies from Injuries in Solo Collision

    An elderly man passed away on Tuesday following a solo bicycle collision in Goleta.

  • Santa Barbara Man Arrested for Attempted Murder of Housemate

    [Update]: Santa Barbara County Sheriff’s Detectives have arrested a Santa Barbara man for the attempted murder of his housemate.

  • Lompoc Suspects Apprehended by K9 Unit and County Air Support

    Sheriff’s deputies arrested two Lompoc men for theft of a vehicle, attempted theft of a catalytic converter, conspiracy, and assault on Wednesday.

  • Sheriff Brown and Community Leaders Launch Project Opioid Santa Barbara County

    One Wednesday, Sheriff Brown and Santa Barbara County community leaders announced the launch of Project Opioid Santa Barbara County. 

  • Sheriff’s Detectives Arrest Attempted Murder Suspect in Goleta

    Santa Barbara County Sheriff's Detectives have arrested a Goleta man for attempted murder following a stabbing on S. Kellogg Avenue on Tuesday.

  • Lompoc Man Arrested for Stealing Avocados and Drug Possession

    A Lompoc man was arrested Sunday night for being in possession of methamphetamine and for stealing a trunk full of avocados from a Goleta farm.

  • Wanted Santa Maria Man Arrested After Firing Gun and Fleeing

    Sheriff’s Detectives from the Compliance Response Team have arrested a wanted Santa Maria man after he fired a single round from a firearm while attempting to flee.

  • Santa Maria Man Arrested for Illegal Marijuana Sales and Weapons Violations

    On Thursday, detectives from the Sheriff’s Office Cannabis Compliance Team concluded a proactive investigation into a subject selling marijuana illegally in Orcutt and the surrounding area

  • Goleta Citation Results for Distracted Driver Awareness Month

    130 Drivers Cited in April for Violating Hands-Free Cell Phone Law

  • Goleta Man and Dog Arrested for Robbery in Buellton

    A Goleta man was arrested for allegedly stealing power tools from the Buellton Tractor Supply. His small dog was confiscated and returned home.

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