A storm system is expected to bring showers to Santa Barbara County beginning in the afternoon Saturday, March 10 and continuing into Sunday. Predictions for the storm have not changed over the past 24 hours. No evacuations are anticipated at this time.
The Santa Barbara County Sheriff's Office in collaboration with the Santa Barbara Unified
School District is investigating additional threatening graffiti located at San Marcos High School. At
approximately 9:30 a.m. this morning, March 9, 2018, three graffiti messages threatening violence were found
in the boy's locker room. A student who observed the graffiti took a photo and posted it on social media and
then reported it to a School Official. Shortly after, School Administrators were also notified of the graffiti from
several posts on the new STOPit anonymous reporting app.
On March 5, 2018, at approximately 7:30 p.m., while removing an inmate from a housing unit, a Santa Barbara County Sheriff's Custody Deputy was attacked and punched in the face. The deputy and another responding deputy were able to gain control of the inmate, identified as being 28-year-old Thunderhawk Gutierrez of Santa Maria. The deputy was treated at a local hospital for his injuries and is expected to return to work soon. The inmate was examined by medical staff and was uninjured.
The County, emergency agencies and the National Weather Service continue to monitor a storm system heading toward Santa Barbara County. Showers are expected in the region beginning late afternoon Saturday, March 10 and continuing into Sunday. No evacuations are anticipated at this time.
El Condado, las agencias de emergencia y el Servicio Meteorológico Nacional continúan monitoreando un sistema de tormentas que se dirige hacia el Condado de Santa Bárbara. Se esperan lluvias en la región comenzando el sábado 10 de marzo por la tarde hasta el domingo. No se anticipan evacuaciones en este momento.
The Santa Barbara County Sheriff's Office is investigating a case of threatening graffiti that was located today, March 7, 2018, on a bathroom stall in the girl's locker room at San Marcos High School. The graffiti message threatened a school shooting on March 9, 2018. School Administrators became aware of the graffiti at approximately 11:20 a.m. today through an anonymous post on the new STOPit reporting app. The school notified the Sheriff's Office and deputies immediately responded to the campus to conduct an investigation.
An abandoned panga boat was discovered by California State Parks personnel at approximately 10:45 a.m. today, March 7, 2018 on the shore at Arroyo Quemada Beach. Personnel from the Sheriff's Office, U.S. Coast Guard, Homeland Security Investigations (HSI) and U.S. Customs and Border Protection responded to the scene.
The County, emergency agencies and the National Weather Service continue to monitor a storm system heading toward Santa Barbara County. Showers are expected in the region beginning Saturday, March 10 late afternoon into Sunday.
Two Los Angeles residents are in custody at the Santa Barbara County Jail, due to the quick response from a Sheriff's K-9 team, early Tuesday morning. At approximately 4:40 a.m. on March 6, 2018, the Santa Barbara County Public Safety Dispatch Center received a report that a burglary alarm had been activated at Talevi's Wine and Spirits in the 4400 block of Hollister Avenue. A Sheriff's K-9 team was conducting burglary suppression patrols in that area in response to several early morning commercial burglaries that had occurred in recent weeks. Just the night before, on March 5, 2018, suspects broke into businesses in the El Mercado Shopping Center in the 4100 block of State Street.
Se abre un nuevo centro en Montecito este jueves, 8 de marzo de 2018 para servir como una fuente central de apoyo, información y recursos para residentes, empresarios, empleados y miembros de las comunidades afectadas por el incendio Thomas y el flujo de escombros del 9 de enero.
El Centro de Preparación, Recuperación y Reconstrucción de Montecito estará ubicado en 1283 Coast Village Circle en el área Lower Village de Montecito.
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