Wanted Suspect Arrested After SBCC Lockdown

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Update by edhat staff
7:15 p.m., October 30, 2019
 

Santa Barbara City College (SBCC) was placed on lockdown after a wanted suspect fled from police in the area early Wednesday evening.

Roger the Scanner Guy reported Sheriff's Deputies and Santa Barbara Police attempted to serve a search warrant when the suspect fled in the 300 Block of Loma Alta.

Since the suspect had a history of being armed, SBCC sent out a campus-wide alert around 5:45 p.m. stating an armed intruder was on SBCC Main Campus on Cliff Drive. "Take appropriate action, RUN HIDE or FIGHT!" the alert stated. 

A K9 unit and air support were called in to search for the suspect described as a light-skinned Hispanic male with a shaved head wearing a white shirt with dark plaid shorts.

The suspect was then believed to be in the 200 Block of La Marina where law enforcement sent out a reverse 911 call to nearby residents.

Roger the Scanner Guy reported the suspect was arrested at 6:29 p.m.

It has not been confirmed whether the suspect was armed or if he was actually on SBCC's campus. 

Video by John Palminteri / KEYT

Reported by Roger the Scanner Guy
5:16 p.m., October 30, 2019

Wanted subject on the bun. SBSO and SBPD are in the 300 Block of Loma Alta. Team Effort in progress.

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JB86 Oct 30, 2019 05:41 PM
Wanted Suspect Arrested After SBCC Lockdown

Canine unit almost on-scene. They have the guy's hat, but unfortunately none of the dogs are certified trackers. Incident moved to SBPD channel 1.

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