2018 Press Releases

More than 3,000 Pounds of Marijuana Seized

The Santa Barbara County Sheriff's Office is pleased to announce that after an internal recruitment process, Deputy Jaycee Hunter was selected as the new School Resource Deputy for San Marcos High School.

* * * * *P R E S S R E L E A S E* * * * * MEETING HELD REGARDING SUSPECTED GOLDEN STATE KILLER Santa Barbara County District Attorney Joyce E. Dudley, Orange County District Attorney Tony Rackauckas, Sacramento County District Attorney Anne Marie Schubert, and Ventura County District Attorney Gregory Totten met today a


The Goleta Police Department Traffic Unit will be conducting a DUI/Driver's License Checkpoint tomorrow, May 11, 2018, at an undisclosed location within the city limits between the hours of 6:00 p.m. to 3:30 a.m.

FREE Fire-Safe Landscaping & Erosion Control Workshop

On May 14, 2018, the Santa Barbara County Fire Department (SBCFD), in conjunction with all other local fire jurisdictions, will declare the beginning of the 2018 High Fire Season period for all areas of Santa Barbara County.

On Thursday, May 10, 2018 at 2:30 pm, District Attorney Joyce E. Dudley will speak at a brief press conference communicating her filing decision as it relates to the "Golden State Killer".

The Traffic Unit of the Goleta Police Department will step up pedestrian safety enforcement operations on Thursday, May 10, 2018, with focused enforcement on collision causing factors involving motorists and pedestrians.

An investigation was conducted by the Santa Barbara County Public Health Department (SBCPHD) to determine if the recent Thomas Fire and 1-9 Debris Flow events were associated with an increase in clinical cases of Valley Fever observed among County residents.

The Santa Barbara County Sheriff's Office encourages you to come to a Tip a Cop dinner this Wednesday, May 9, 2018 at Petrini's Italian Restaurant located at 14 W. Calle Laureles in Santa Barbara.