2018 Press Releases

Sheriff's Custody Personnel participated in two events this past week as a way to give back to the community.

The Traffic Unit of the Goleta Police Department will step up pedestrian safety enforcement operations tomorrow, July 31, 2018, with focused enforcement on collision causing factors involving motorists and pedestrians.

Just before midnight last night, July 29, 2018, Sheriff's deputies responded to a gas station and convenience store on Winchester Canyon in the City of Goleta to investigate a report of a suspicious subject who had walked into the store wearing a hoodie and gloves.

At approximately 7:30 p.m. on July 28, 2018, the Santa Barbara County Public Safety Dispatch Center received a call from a hiker in the Upper Mission Canyon area near Tunnel Trail.

Back-to-school season is here and it is the perfect time to make sure your children are up to date on their vaccines.

At approximately 4:00 p.m., On July 28, 2018, a resident in the 300 block of Old Mill Road was cleaning out old items from a storage shed and found a group labeled explosive.

After two weeks of physical and mental challenges, 40 local young adults from five different law enforcement agencies graduated today, July 28, 2018, from the Central Coast Law Enforcement Explorer Academy.

On 07/27/2018, at about 11:00 a.m., Sheriff's deputies responded to the 600 block of Roskilde Road in the City of Solvang for a report of a subject making threats with a handgun.

The Santa Barbara County Sheriff's Forensics Unit now has advanced, new equipment to dry and store evidence. Forensic Evidence Drying Cabinets were recently installed at Sheriff's stations in both Santa Barbara and Santa Maria thanks to a donation from the Santa Barbara County Sheriff's Benevolent Posse.

At approximately 11:50 a.m. today, July 27, 2018, Sheriff's deputies observed a reported stolen Cal Fire pickup truck driving near Augusta St. in Los Alamos. The truck had been recently stolen out of Northern California and was associated with a subsequent theft in Pismo Beach.