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Second Stabbing Suspect Tracked Down

Photo: Alberto Morelos Pablo Santa Barbara County – The New Year got off to a blood start in the City of Santa Maria. It was just after midnight, January 1st

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Drunken Cop Busted for Brandishing Service Weapon

Photo: Marco Pavico Santa Barbara – Maybe it was the stress of working his way up from the Santa Barbara County Sheriff’s Department Explorer program and completing the Allan Hancock

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No Bail for Parolee on Attempted Murder Charge

Photo: Jose Emanuel Torres Santa Barbara – The upscale East Mission Street residential neighborhood adjacent to downtown Santa Barbara erupted in violence in the middle of the afternoon of December

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Witness Chases and IDs Hit-and-Run Driver

Photo: Luis Alberto Ledesma Santa Barbara County – On the night of November 24th, a pedestrian crossing a lightly-traveled roadway was struck by a speeding vehicle which promptly sped off

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Two Home Invaders Nabbed in Santa Barbara

Photo: Heyaw Meteke and Jawad Hebbar Santa Barbara County – There may be no more terrifying crime than that of a home invasion robbery, wherein victims are enjoying a tranquil

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No Bail for Santa Barbara Flasher

Photo: Bryant Colby Sluder Santa Barbara – We may live in libertine times where sexual activity runs rampant on 250 television channels piped into our living rooms, where song lyrics

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Dealer Forfeits $250K Bail with Second Arrest

Photo: Jose Delgado Ventura County – Some people are very good at making a lot of money…illegally. But sometimes those same people are not particularly good at making the best

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$1M Bail for Stabbing Homeless Victim

Photo: Glenn Allen Ray Santa Barbara County – As if being homeless and living on the streets isn’t difficult enough, it appears that deadly violence could be another fact of

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Cannabis Compliance Search Warrant Leads to Arrests

Photo: Kenneth Frederick and John T. Hamilton Santa Barbara County – California’s legalization of recreational marijuana doesn’t seem to have done much in the way of reducing the burden on

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Santa Barbara Insurance Agent Pockets Money, Leaving Client Uninsured During Deadly Mudslides

Photo: Mark Lynch After receiving complaints from his clients, the California Department of Insurance opened an investigation into the insurance dealings of 40-year old Mark Lynch. They discovered Lynch defrauded